Business Development Manager - Food

Location
Manchester
Salary
£40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted
05 Feb 2019
Closes
05 Mar 2019
Ref
J5630861
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

HRS are currently looking for a Business Development Manager - Food Testing Solutions to join a leading CRO company. The company provides testing analytical services and consultancy to the food and environmental industry. As the Business Development Manager - Food Testing Solutions you will be responsible building relationships with new and existing clients across the Food Sector. This is a home-based position with expected travel up to 50% across the UK.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Business Development Manager - Food Testing Solutions will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will protectively searching new sales opportunities in order to win new business and establish key contacts within the FMCG sector.

2. You will be working closely with the Vice President in order to establish a business plan and successfully manage the sales process: lead generation, consultative selling, negotiation, close.

3. You will be involved in business development and nurturing the new clients through providing constant support.

4. Develop a great understanding of food testing service such as Dioxins, PCB's, Pesticides, Mycotoxins and other solutions.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Business Development Manager - Food Testing Solutions we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Chemistry, Food Science, Food Technology, Food Safety, Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology.

2. Proven technical (laboratory) or sales experience in a CRO within the food department. Experience with selling food testing services to the FMCG industry, is highly advantageous.

3. You need to prove that you have a business mindset and a target oriented personality. Excellent knowledge on the Food Testing market is a must.

Key Words: Business Development Manager / Business Development Executive / Food Sector / Food Safety / Microbiology / UK Drug Discovery / BSc / MSc / PhD / Sales / Account Manager / CRO / Food Testing