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Sales Manager Biofuels- Renewable Fuels- Vegetable oils


Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL

Type of contract:  Permanent
Posting date:  Jun 12, 2021
Job offer reference:  82574

Bureau Veritas Commodities is currently looking for a:




Bureau Veritas is a global “Business to Business to Society” service company and a world-leader in providing Testing, Inspection and Certification services (TIC). Our mission is ‘Shaping a World of Trust’ between businesses, public authorities and consumers. We support 400,000 clients across 140 countries to be more efficient, more methodical and more trustworthy in their journey towards a more sustainable business, and in turn a more sustainable world.


You will not only be working for one of the top 500 companies in the list of “World’s Best Employers 2020” published by Forbes. You will also become part of the BV family, where you will have the opportunity to leave your mark in shaping a world of trust. 


Annually we welcome around 10,000 new colleagues worldwide, who all contribute to our mission in their own way. Bureau Veritas is an employer that truly values its employees and is willing to invest in them.

As a Sales Manager you will grow and develop our market position within North-West Europe in the Biofuels, Renewable and Feedstock market. You will proactively approach new customers, translate growth opportunities into sales results and contribute to our long-term goals by bidding and tendering for large contracts. Working closely with your clients, you will be in a position to act quickly on new market developments and respond swiftly to your client’s needs as they evolve. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify and approach new clients and market sectors in accordance with your sales objectives and our strategic goals
  • Identify and capitalize on new business opportunities with existing accounts 
  • Manage selected existing (key) accounts and maximize their sales 
  • Build a strong sales pipeline and deliver on your sales target and revenue expectations in accordance to both long-term and short-term budget & sales plans 
  • Manage tenders in your scope with support of the Tender Management team, technical experts and operational teams
  • Develop and maintain trusted, long-term relationships with your clients and network across North West Europe
  • Keep abreast of current and emerging market trends; and using your strategic insight contribute to the groups Marketing & Sales network in relation to new business opportunities, market trends, product development and changing customer behaviours and needs  


We are looking for an ambitious, agile and self-motivated sales professional, who is inspired by making a meaningful impact on our North West Europe growth strategy.


Candidate requirements include:

  • A Master’s degree in a technical or commercial discipline, or relevant industry experience 
  • You are familiar with the commodities market within the Biofuels, Renewable and Feedstock sector, ideally with a network of relevant industry contacts 
  • 3 to 5 years of sales experience with a proven track record
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and understand markets, customers and the competitive situation 
  • You are an agile networker and able to communicate at all levels within an organization, building effective relationships with customers, peers & stakeholders
  • You have a “hands on” mentality and are driven by delivering on your commitments
  • You are a careful listener and excellent communicator
  • Fluent in English, Dutch language skills preferred. Other languages such as French and/or German are also advantageous 
  • Based in either Antwerp, Rotterdam or London area


We can offer you an exciting position in a dynamic, growing global organization, where you can really make an impact. We guarantee an attractive financial package including a competitive salary, company car and other benefits. 


Are you ready to join us in our mission to Shape a World of Trust? We are looking forward to meeting you! 

We have outsourced the complete recruitment and selection process to Jurczik DeBlauw Executive Search. To apply for this vacancy, please follow this link - Sales Manager Biofuels


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