GLOBALG.A.P. is looking for:

Key Account Manager Europe (m/f)

Department:           Global Key Account / Marketing
Job location:           Cologne/Germany (required)
Reporting to:           Director Global Key Account / Marketing
Type of job:             Full-time Position
Date of entry:         1 September 2013

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

As a member of the Global Key Account team, responsible for all GLOBALG.A.P. scopes (crops, livestock and aquaculture), your duties are to:

  • Build strong and effective relationships with key customers and with the public sector in Europe
  • Review type and level of communication to target existing and new members
  • Recommend changes to products and services and marketing and communication plans reflecting the needs of key customers
  • Ensure membership satisfaction with timely and effective communication
  • Progress check and follow-up meetings with key customers
  • Represent GLOBALG.A.P. at meetings and conferences in Europe and around the globe
  • Promote our services and products
  • Meet defined objectives
 

Job Specifications:

1. Qualifications:  BS/BA required

2. Skills:  Languages: German and English - Excellent written and verbal communications skills. French or any other language is an advantage.

3. Experience:  5+ years of related work experience. Previous experience with major buyers and their technical teams.

4. Requirements:    

  • Excellent communication skills: verbal and written
  • Highly motivated with a strong customer service approach
  • Previous key account or buying responsibility required
  • Appreciation and understanding of agricultural technical issues including food safety and sustainability
  • Able to work well in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Willing to travel Europe-wide with appropriate visa
  • Can meet regular strict deadlines
  • Results oriented
  • Drivers license is necessary

Send your CV and covering letter to Brigit Thelen-Coco via email: thelen-coco@globalgap.org