Senior Account Manager Phalaenopsis

Coldenhovelaan 6, De Lier, Netherlands

Dümmen Orange is an international leading breeding company focused on cut flowers, bulbs, tropical plants, pot plants, bedding plants and perennials. For our Sales department in The Netherlands, we are looking for an Account Manager specialized in Phalaenopsis.

Job objective
Our organization grows and flourishes. This results in a fast-changing and, therefore, challenging environment. As Senior Account Manager you are responsible to optimize our sales in Phalaenopsis and develop current accounts as well as explore new accounts in Europe with focus on The Netherlands. You sell Dümmen Orange portfolio of Phalaenopsis at optimal margins to growers (and distributors) while you provide support and information on product selection, planning, cultivation and market developments.

Your tasks and responsibilities
• Define and implement crop sales strategies together with product management and sales management;
• Optimize and actively enlarge sales by searching for new sales opportunities to achieve sales targets;
• Actively support and inform customers regarding product selection, trials, planning, cultivation and market developments;
• Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs;
• Sharing technical knowledge of our portfolio and introduce new varieties at customers;
• Linking pin between supply chain and sales: coordination and alignment on planning and product specifications;
• Deliver commercial input for selection processes in breeding;
• Bridge to finance: provide accurate forecast and manage account receivables;
• Promote Dümmen Orange products and branding, participate in shows, trials, open days and other events;
• Ensure that all the commercial activities are compliant with company policies and guidelines.

Your profile
• Relevant bachelor degree in Sales, Business Management or Horticulture/Agriculture;
• Minimum of three years of proven work experience in a similar job, preferably in Horticulture/Agriculture;
• Good command of the Dutch and English languages, both verbal and written;
• Proficient computer skills in MS Office applications, preferably also Salesforce and ERP applications;
• Proven commercial skills and mind-set, customer and service oriented;
• Positive and proactive mindset, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and team player facilitating cross-functional collaboration;
• Well organized, detail oriented and able to work independently;
• Highly motivated and ability to learn new things and develop;
• Proven analytical skills and familiarity with data analysis and reporting;
• Driving license and willingness to travel.

We offer
Dümmen Orange has great global ambitions. Innovation, technology and quality are high priorities. This results in a challenging working environment in which you can develop yourself. Dümmen Orange offers its employees plenty of room for personal growth and development. We have an informal and easy accessible working environment in which cooperation is very important.

Dümmen Orange  
Dümmen Orange is a worldwide leader in breeding and development of flowers and plants. Our annual turnover is around 360 million euro. We have more than 7.700 employees worldwide. In addition to a large marketing and sales network, Dümmen Orange has a diversified network of specialized production sites. The key to our Dümmen Orange success is a broad and deep product range, supported by a global supply chain. We take pride in our corporate social responsibility efforts investing in the health, safety, and personal development of our staff as well as in innovative and sustainable techniques.

Your application
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If you have questions about the job, you can contact Perry Dekkers (Commercial Director EMEA), via +31 6 205 44 046. 

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