Regional Sales Manager
FOSS Latin America
Would you like to take on an influential role as Regional Sales Manager and embark on an incredible and challenging journey within FOSS Brazil?
FOSS Brazil is expected to grow significantly and you will play an important role in making it happen. This is your opportunity to be part of our highly skilled and ambitious teams!
We offer you a unique opportunity to take on an influential role as Regional Sales Manager, reporting directly to Sales Team Leader for FOSS Brazil, counting 25 employees.
FOSS Brazil has regionally based sales, applications and customer support workforce throughout the country.
As Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the sales of the organization's products in the market segments of Dairy, Feed, Grains, Meat in the area of Brazil/Latin America.
You will sell FOSS's products and services using technical, organizational, and customer knowledge to influence customers and assist them in applying the products/services to their needs resulting in revenue generation.
In this role, you will get the opportunity to be one of our pioneers in building up the sales of our different segments, working with the most advanced technology and together with highly skilled and ambitious colleagues in strong teams.
You have to be open for intensive travel as you will be covering Brazil, with occasional international travel. There will thus be a fair amount of travel (up to 180 travel days per year), both to our customers and across our various sales companies to share best practices.
As Regional Sales manager, you will be responsible for covering Brazil/Latin America as a territory.
Your primary tasks will include:
- Selling the company's products, analytical solutions and services using technical, organizational, and customer knowledge to influence customers and assist them in applying the products/services to their needs resulting in revenue generation to reach annual sales target
- Creating and managing segment plan including measurable goals and timetable for action
- Completing the required number of sales calls, to ensure a healthy pipeline of opportunities
- Providing input to marketing/sales with respect to competition and competitive pricing including products, applications, new product development etc.
- Creating sales strategies for each account including Key Accounts and national Accounts
- Creating and managing territory plan including measurable goals, dollars by product line, and timetable for action
- Maintaining accurate records with respect to prospects, pre-implementation planning/proposal preparation, sales calls, quotations, pricing, etc., using CRM system
- Responsible for overall sales performance in the segments, to maximize customer satisfaction and respect sales budget for that region.
- Participation in trade shows.
Our ideal candidate holds a relevant Bachelor/Master degree and excellent sales skills, and comes with solid commercial experience - minimum 5 years in a sales role in a business-to-business sales environment within at least one of the following segment or related industries in the Latin America area: dairy, feed, grains and/or meat.
You hold a strong track record of meeting/exceeding sales revenue projections; experience in driving revenue in technical products/instruments strongly preferred.
You are action oriented with a proven ability to achieve results and have a strong customer focus with ability to interact with current and prospective customers to close sales or provide customer care. We expect you to have a high degree of integrity and professionalism and the ability to work with a variety of personalities and styles, as well as a structured work approach.
Computer skills for proposals and presentations including Microsoft Office suite applications such as PowerPoint and Excel as well as SAP-CRM are required.
We expect you to have strong communication and presentation skills, both written and verbally, and to be talented at building strong relationships both internally and externally. You will have to effectively liaise and communicate with the VP Sales and Service, General Manager (and sales staff) from local FOSS companies and distributors, Market Segment Managers and other people in the company.
You are a hard worker and are team oriented, you act as a self-starter and multi-tasker, with a capacity to perform in a fast-paced environment.
You are dedicated to high performance sales and you thrive in an environment where two days never are the same.
Fluency in Portuguese is required, as well as English and Spanish at negotiation level.
We offer a challenging job in an international and innovative organization. We are market leaders within our field and very proud of the results we deliver.
Our work is based on trust and by working in teams, and you can expect to enter a great working place where you can bring your ideas to the table and make a difference.
We integrate the expertise and knowledge and obtain good results.
Part of the FOSS strategy in the coming years is 'Customer First' and in FOSS Latin America we work with translating the strategy into action - both for managers and employees.
If you are interested in the position, please send your application to Rafaela Camargo (Meta Executivos) : firstname.lastname@example.org
We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis, so apply as soon as possible since we are looking for a candidate who can step in soon!
All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, family status, age, or religion.
FOSS is the world’s leading producer of innovative analytical instruments that monitor and control food quality. We provide solutions that improve customers’ business by running a sustainable and profitable operation while helping deliver high quality products for consumers.
We live in a world with a fast growing population and to meet the growing demand for food, the global food production will have to increase by 60 per cent by 2050. The world’s population is becoming wealthier and the global middle class is growing, which create new food demands. This means the food producers need to find smarter ways to make the best use of our valuable resources and to eliminate food waste. At FOSS, we have the know-how to help companies address these global trends and turn them into opportunities – in a way where sustainability and good business go hand in hand.
The family-owned FOSS Company was founded in 1956. FOSS headquarters are based in Hillerød, Denmark and development and production takes place in Denmark and China. FOSS products are marketed and sold through a global network of sales subsidiaries in 30 countries. FOSS employs around 1,400 highly qualified employees worldwide.