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Cocoa Sales Lead( Sales Agronomist/Sales Strategy/Cocoa Customer Portfolio/Agriculture)

Yaounde, Cameroon
Reference: VAN31

Job Description:
A global agricultural company specializing in the marketing and distribution of innovative crop production and life science brands with more than 200 active ingredients is currently looking for a Cocoa Lead in Central Africa.

Responsibilities:
Sales:
  • Development of the cocoa customer portfolio cocoa in W&CA (Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Togo, Benin, Nigeria)
  • Development of commercial partnerships with actors in the sector (exporters, support structures for the sector, research organizations, public institutions etc.
Marketing:
  • Definition of the marketing strategy and commercial positioning of the products of the W&CA cocoa range in the private market, exporters / cooperatives, public bids
  • Harmonization of the product ranges and the food chain approach in the W&CA zone
  • Supervision of the implementation of so-called "integrated" projects with cocoa sector stakeholders and institutional partners
  • Coaching and technical training of cocoa teams in W&CA
Communication:
  • Strengthening the company’s brand image as a technical partner for sustainability in the cocoa sector
  • Development and enhancement of the company’s service offer for the cocoa business
Research:
  • Participation in the design and monitoring of cocoa products (screening, regulations, etc.)
Hierarchical Positioning:
  • Reporting to W&CA Regional Marketing Manager for marketing aspects
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Master’s degree in agronomy, commerce or management
  • Good knowledge of the cocoa business and its actors in Central Africa
  • Network of contacts in the cocoa sector
  • Experience in the sale of agricultural inputs would be a plus
  • Bilingual French, English
  • Only locals
 
 
If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Vanessa Ngwenya at vngwenya@caglobalint.com 
 
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Vanessa Ngwenya
Junior Recruitment Consultant
CA Global Finance (PTY) Ltd
 
CA Global Finance will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.
 
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