Area Manager Asia

As a pioneer in the production of bumblebees since 1987, Biobest has become one of the world’s leading companies in natural pollination and biological control of pests and diseases.  Biobest  is also active in the market of scouting and monitor systems, pheromones and biopesticides. Biobest Group NV is a group of 26 companies, spread in various countries in the world.

One of these companies is the Chinese Branch named Biobest Shouguang Biological Control (BSBC) Biobest Shouguang Biological Control was founded in 2013 with the aim to produce and market bumblebees for the biological pollination of different Crops in China.

With the aim of expanding our sales activities in ASIA we are looking for an Area Manager Asia, based in China.

Job description

  • You are responsible for the sales activities and the development of our distribution network in Asia.
  • You maintain and strengthen the relationship with existing distributors and key accounts and support their sales efforts.
  • You take an active role in collecting market intelligence, identifying market trends and finding new commercial opportunities with the aim of developing and executing a long term business plan.
  • You actively look for new sales opportunities and distributors in uncharted Asian territory.
  • You maintain regular contact with growers to understand market needs and gather market information.
  • You prepare the yearly sales budget and ensure that the proposed sales objectives are achieved.
  • You support the team in China for domestic sales where necessary.
  • You interact on frequent base with international colleagues.
  • You report to the Sales Manager Asia.
  • You are prepared to travel intensively.

Your profile

  • You are in possession of a Bachelor’s or master’s degree with specialization in horticulture and you can demonstrate relevant work experience (minimum requirement 3 years of experience).
  • You have a strong interest in biological crop protection and pollination.
  • You can demonstrate a good understanding of growers needs in horticulture.
  • You are proactive, result-oriented, self-motivated and well organized.
  • Your reporting, communication and commercial skills are strong.
  • You are very fluent in Chinese and English. Other Asian languages are considered as an advantage.
  • You are able to think strategically.
  • You ara based in china, near to international airport or willing to relocate.

We offer

  • A challenging job with a high degree of autonomy and space for initiative in a dynamic, innovative, growing and international company.
  • An attractive compensation and benefits package is offered to the successful applicant.

Are you interested?

You can respond by sending an English cv and motivation letter to jobs@biobestgroup.com.

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