Export Key Accounts Manager - Wheat Milling and Bakery Industry

Prostaff Holdings

kwazulu-natal

Prostaff Holdings

Export Key Accounts Manager - Wheat Milling and Bakery Industry

Prostaff Holdings

  • R Undisclosed
  • Permanent Senior position
  • KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Posted 19 May 2022 by Prostaff Holdings
  • Expires in 10 days
  • Job 2466906 - Ref PS009609

About the position

An international company specialising in supplying ingredient solutions for the bakery and milling industry requires the above to manage key accounts within Southern Africa.
Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Tertiary qualification in food sciences or food technology or related is preferred.

  • Previous experience and knowledge regarding baking ingredients as well as a good understanding of enzymes and the use of enzymes in baking and milling processes is pref.

  • Previous experience having worked within the baking or milling or food ingredient industry is essential for the role.

  • Export experience is preferred but not essential for the role.

  • The company is keen to train someone into a key account manager role who has had good laboratory experience and who has good communication and people skills.


  The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing scientific consultation on milling and bakery ingredients to African clients.

  • Servicing clients (wheat mills) in Sub Saharan African countries.

  • Developing strong relationships within the milling industry amongst the
    different countries serviced.

  • Responsible for application services, technical assistance, development of new recipes and process optimization.

  • Promoting companies milling and bakery ingredients.

  • Managing key accounts.

  • Managing the sales growth of functional bakery ingredients (enzymes and emulsifiers) to the food industry.

  • Preparing sales forecasts, budgets and pricing on an annual basis.

  • Working on product development projects for major milling companies and food manufacturers.


Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

Desired Skills:

  • Bakery
  • Export
  • Key Account Manager
  • Milling
  • Sales

Prostaff Holdings

About the agency

WHO WE ARE: Established in 1992, the Prostaff Holdings Group is entrusted by many successful companies and skilled candidates to provide complete recruitment solutions and highly effective human resource services specialising within the areas of Scientific, Food and Personal Care, Medical / Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Mining, Civil and Building, FMCG, Financial and Management. Our specialised consultants are passionate about fulfilling dreams and aspirations and growing and developing individuals successfully within the industry. Our recruiting knowledge spans 20 years and we pride ourselves in successful long term relationships built with both clients and applicants alike. WHAT WE OFFER: We partner with our client and candidates:• Spending time to understand their businesses and their aspirations• Identifying the culture of each company and the ideal working situation for each candidate• Bringing them together to provide their greatest asset - people• We assist client companies not only with their staffing requirements, but also with strategic planning and market research• Our continuous networking with clients and candidates ensures our database is constantly up to date with the best available talent• We meet all our candidates face to face assisting and advising them with regards to building a career and succeeding• We offer our applicants guidance, meeting their requirements and matching them with the ideal employer HOW WE ACHIEVE THIS:We ensure an efficient, ethical and professional service to our clients and candidates, with an assurance of confidentiality, having assisted in progressing many successful careers which we pride ourselves on.

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Expires in 10 days

About the position

An international company specialising in supplying ingredient solutions for the bakery and milling industry requires the above to manage key accounts within Southern Africa.
Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Tertiary qualification in food sciences or food technology or related is preferred.

  • Previous experience and knowledge regarding baking ingredients as well as a good understanding of enzymes and the use of enzymes in baking and milling processes is pref.

  • Previous experience having worked within the baking or milling or food ingredient industry is essential for the role.

  • Export experience is preferred but not essential for the role.

  • The company is keen to train someone into a key account manager role who has had good laboratory experience and who has good communication and people skills.


  The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing scientific consultation on milling and bakery ingredients to African clients.

  • Servicing clients (wheat mills) in Sub Saharan African countries.

  • Developing strong relationships within the milling industry amongst the
    different countries serviced.

  • Responsible for application services, technical assistance, development of new recipes and process optimization.

  • Promoting companies milling and bakery ingredients.

  • Managing key accounts.

  • Managing the sales growth of functional bakery ingredients (enzymes and emulsifiers) to the food industry.

  • Preparing sales forecasts, budgets and pricing on an annual basis.

  • Working on product development projects for major milling companies and food manufacturers.


Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

Desired Skills:

  • Bakery
  • Export
  • Key Account Manager
  • Milling
  • Sales