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Sales Manager

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary This position is needed to further expand the commercial footprint of CSST India. The person needs to: * Lead Sales & Business Development activities for Food & pharma markets in India . * Liase /coordinate with the Tech Services Manager for potential New Business development . * Manage & grow the Key Accounts across South India. * Develop sales strategy for Business and uncovering new opportunities that match with our technology, products & vision for South India.

Principal Accountabilities

* Manage CSST India’s Key Accounts business across South India.60% * Responsible for payment follow-ups and coordination as per the financial policies.20% * Keep overview and report all commercial aspects such as total market / market share /price development /competition /product availability. 5% * Develop business cases for technical development of product platforms/applications – develop concepts and value proposition to optimize cost in use. 5% * Support Tech. Services Manager in conceptualizing and conducting innovation workshops at customer R&D locations to trigger new projects. 5% * Competition tracking for New Products etc.5%


Education, Experience, Skills

Required Qualifications
Graduate/PG in Science, Food Technology, MBA or a combination. Minimum 10 Years in Starches & sweetener Industry or Food Ingredient or Flavours or Food Processing Industry or a combination. * Strategic thinking and problem solving skills. * Good written and spoken communication skills and fluency in English. * Excellent people skills & capability to play as a significant contributor in diversified teams. * Ability to work independently, to work effectively across functional lines, to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, to make consequential decisions that brings projects, investigations, and other activities to closure. * Maturity to deal with start-up issues. * Indepth knowledge of Products, Processes related to Food Industry, Food Ingredients * Coordination Skills andPresentation Skills

Other relevant information to the position

* Career Development: The role involes very close working with Customers, Tech Services, Manufacturing sites and Cargill’s global SMEs and will proceed to become National Sales Manager Key Accounts. -This role will offer a very diverse/in-depth experience of handling a vast bouquet of Customers acroos various Food segments ; this also will offer great opportunity to enhance commercial & business skills. * Competencies: Customer focused ; should possess excellent coordination/communication & interpersonal skills ; must be analytical and should be able to plan well. Should be able to handle high pressure situations. * Extensive travel across country.



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