VACANCY: Area Manager West Africa

Vacancy Summary

  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Field of Expertise: Business Development, Sales
  • Work Experience: 3-5 years
  • Salary: USD 4000 - 5000
  • Gross / Nett: Nett
  • Benefits included: Accommodation, Flights, International insurance, Transport
  • Preferred Candidates: Only international jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Sep 25, 2018
  • Vacancy closing date: Nov 07, 2018

Job Description

Our customer, a European group, is a leader in Agrochemicals in Africa. To support the strong growth of its African subsidiary active in Crop Protection, they are looking for an Area Manager West Africa.
This is a stand alone position that will be reporting to the Africa Director. You will be responsible for the sale of the company's products via distributors (mainly) and B to B in your area.

You participate in the development of the commercial policy and implement it by developing your portfolio through an effective prospecting. You are the interface between your customers and the different departments of the company (technical, marketing ...).

On the lookout for opportunities and strength of proposal, you cultivate a real proximity with your customers.

Ideally, with a higher education, you have a proven experience in the agricultural sector, and you master the techniques of negotiation and development of accounts for export.

This post is a great opportunity for an enterprising person with a strong interpersonal sense. Your rigor and your sense of organization will facilitate your success. Empathy, the ability to convince, creativity, the taste of the challenge and the result are abilities that you have acquired. Your analytical mind and your anticipation skills will be essential assets to succeed in this position.

This position, based in West Africa (location is flexible), requires frequent travel and good command of both French and English.