Careers

To further expand our team, we are currently looking for:

 

Area Manager, Indonesia

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. We operate as part of the Benchmark Group, an international genetics, advanced nutrition, animal health and knowledge services company, operating in Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors.
Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and employs more than 1,000 people.
For the further expand of our activities in Asia, we are currently looking for a

Area Manager, Indonesia (Based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Frequent travel required.)

Job Purpose

• To implement the company’s commercial plan by taking responsibility for the commercial activities and sales results in Indonesia. The Area Manager has to secure and improve the business and strive towards a solid growth.
• To define (according to the company’s business plan) and execute the commercial action plan for the Area, with all necessary steps, tools, resources and timelines for the deliverable results.
• To manage a small commercial team
• To implement strategic decisions of the Group Management Team in the local company and translate those decisions into specific actions.

Key Responsibilities

• Executing commercial activities of the Benchmark Advanced Nutrition products to Key Accounts (big customers and/or key distributors) within the allocated area
• In coordination with the Regional Sales Director, follow up the sales, the customers and distributors in the area to ensure supply to the designated list of Key Accounts (KA)
• Coordinate the set up of the local company and follow up the local company’s performance
• Identify and support the synergies and opportunities for the wider Benchmark business growth
• Secure and improve the business and strive towards a solid growth
• Be responsible for the forecast of the KA and miscellaneous end users in the area
• Elaborate specific actions and goals to ensure that targets can be reached
• Negotiate and conclude large and long-term contracts
• Follow up on customers development and signaling role of developments in the field to ensure that decision-makers can anticipate on new market evolutions
• Responsible for the delivery of sales and gross margin targets, as well as for the collection of A/R
• Provide basic technical support to the KA and organize the assistance by the company’s technical support staff
• Facilitate and assist product deliveries to the KA, either by assistance to Supply Chain on logistics and/or by efficient cooperation with Product Support people on registrations and product legislation matters
• Provide correct follow-up and after sales service for established KA
• Follow up and report market trends and competitor information and assist with the local market analysis, as directed by the Group
• Give correct and on time reports, such as monthly sales forecasting, weekly sales report, monthly sales report commenting, etc.
• Manage OPEX of the allocated area
• Responsible for the people management of the local commercial team: staff planning, recruitment, evaluation, review, qualification, etc.
• Motivate the team to ensure that their competencies, skills, and know-how are used and developed in the best possible way
• Cooperate and coordinate with local OPS and FIN staff to warrant the company’s business goals
• Support and coordinate local implementation of commercial projects

Qualifications and Experience

• Master degree or similar
• Minimum 5 years of experience in sales management
• Proven relevant and successful sales experience
• Experience in the aquaculture industry
• Experience in an international commercial environment

Personal Attributes/Characteristics

• Fluent in verbal and written English communication
• Target focused and result driven
• Taking initiatives
• Dynamic and assertive personality
• Ability to work independently and as team player
• Willing to travel extensively
• Social and communicative, able to connect
• Strong organizational & time management competences
• Ability to lead and motivate team
• Strong drive to continuously enhance relevant knowledge & skills
• Brave and ambitious
• Show interest in technical development
• Good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Interested?

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr. Marc De Feyter, HR Director, at HRM@inveaquaculture.com

For more information about our company, visit our website: inveaquaculture.com

Financial Analyst

FINANCIAL ANALYST (Belgium, Dendermonde)

JOB PURPOSE
• To carry out analyses of the business figures and financial data for financial and general management.
• Being a full member of the Accounting & Controlling team of Benchmark’s Advanced Nutrition division.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Administrative support to the department (datagathering, consolidation and analysis – 3 Years Plan/Budget/Forecast).
• Preparation of cost centre / department reports for the Management Team.
• Support new internal & external reporting requirements (Advanced Animal Nutrition Division, Benchmark Group…) and monitor project milestones (growth pillar projects, R&D projects…).
• Analysis and review of actuals versus budget and versus prior year.
• Ensure the quality and consistency of data and reporting amongst the various entities of the Group.
• Support the business controller to harmonize and run common analysis (Pricing, RM cost evolution…).
• Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; recommend actions.
• Participate in ad-hoc finance projects.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Master degree, by preference in Economics.
• At least three to five years of relevant experience in financial advisory.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES/CHARACTERISTICS
• Strong analytical skills.
• Comfortable with numbers.
• Champion in Excel (excellent working knowledge and comfortable with complex Excel models) and good knowledge of other MS Office applications.
• Experience with SAP is a must.
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
• Very well organized in order to multi-task and meet priorities.
• Respect deadlines.
• Stress resistant.
• Fluent written/verbal communication skills in English and Dutch.
• Curious and digital minded.
• Take a great interest in and have the ability to work in an international and intercultural environment.

INTERESTED?
We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr. Marc De Feyter, HR Director at hrm@inveaquaculture.com