Managers & Professionals

Business Development Manager

business_center 4+ years
business Hoevelaken
calendar_month 11 december 2023
Business Development Manager

The Business Development Manager identifies new business opportunities for the area Western European and Latin America and creates synergy between local teams. In this role you will coordinate a broad scale of (international) projects to improve sales and marketing excellence across business units. You analyze markets, brands, accounts and channels. You’ll find solutions to a variety of questions and issues, either coming directly from the countries or the Area/General Managers. Whether it is about assessing potential clients and target groups, improving sustainability, or optimizing local team structures: you find the right solutions to steer further growth. Also, you proactively identify opportunities or promising enhancements yourself. Storck is looking for a result oriented and analytical Business Development Manager who is curious and reliable. Frequent travelling is part of this job as it is important to personally connect with your colleagues, throughout Western Europe and LatAm.

  • Working in a dynamic position for a top ten player in confectionery worldwide
  • Initiating and pinpointing new business opportunities for local teams
  • Linking pin between local entities and headquarters, closely collaborating with country managers and the Area Manager WE and LatAm
  • Combining analysis with stakeholder management
  • Fulltime job, hybrid working possible
  • Frequent travelling (about every other week)

  • 4+ years of relevant (international) commercial experience in FMCG
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Track record in project management
  • Commercial, self-starter, result oriented, eye for detail, proactive
  • Strong interpersonal skills, persuasive, culture sensitive, inquisitive
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, knowledge of German is a plus
  • Based in The Netherlands with a valid working permit

  • Stakeholder management
  • Entrepreneurship and commercial thinking
  • Problem analysis and judgment
  • Vision and strategy
  • Organisational sensitivity
  • Persuasiveness and impact

Storck is an international top player in confectionery and produces iconic brands such as merci, Werther’s Original, Knoppers and Toffifee. Millions of people worldwide enjoy their products every day, because the chocolate and sweets are sold in more than 100 countries. In The Netherlands, the company is the market leader in the chocolate specialties category. The culture is entrepreneurial, international and informal.

Read more about Storck (in Dutch)

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“You will be part of great dedicated teams with different cultural backgrounds. A perfect role for a curious candidate who is eager to learn and likes to work on a variety of projects.”

Rob de Groot

Area Manager Europe West & Latin America

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