Area Sales Manager Africa (m/w/d)

With fluent French – based in Vienna

Vienna starting from 80.000,-


Our client is one of the world’s leading trading houses for paper and pulp. They work with global and local suppliers to distribute their products in more than 100 countries worldwide. To complement the team at the office in Vienna, we are now looking for an experienced commodity trader to manage a small team and take over responsibility for all purchase and sales processes in West and Central Africa.

Area Sales Manager Africa (m/w/d)

With fluent French – based in Vienna

Your responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the purchase and sale of all paper & packaging products
  • Managing sales and budget of the department
  • Coordinating investment and strategical decisions
  • Organizing your business trips
  • Regular reporting & controlling of own department to Business Unit Manager
  • Maintaining business relationships and adapting to customer requirements
  • Managing the team and training new Sales Managers
  • Negotiating with customers, suppliers, representatives, logistic partners and banks

Your profile:

  • Completed studies in the business sector or corresponding professional work experience
  • Min. 5 years of work experience in the commodity trading industry (i.e. paper trading industry)
  • Excellent knowledge of French and English
  • Very good negotiating skills and advanced local market know how
  • Willingness to travel
  • Strong and proactive communication skills
  • Very good user knowledge of MS Office

Our offer:

We offer an annual salary package starting from EUR 80.000,- (including performance-related share) with a willingness to overpay depending on experience and qualifications. You can look forward to a very international Team, a multicultural work environment and regular team events. For further inquiries please call +43 1 402 760 829.
If you’re interested in taking on responsibility and managing a team, we look forward to receiving your application. Please send your documents to Franck Runge ( Code: A011373.

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