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Senior Key Account Manager – Edible Oils

Ingredients, Flavours & Fragrances

George Thomas are working in close partnership with a global leading company in Edible Oils & Fats.


We are currently recruiting for a Senior Key Account Manager with experience in Edible oils. They would be accountable for managing Customer Focus Accounts and regular accounts, the candidate should be based a commutable distance from Annemasse – France or Rotterdam – Netherlands.


Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Builds strong customer relationships to a partnership level;
  • Manages his/her designated accounts and steers all related activities in a multi-stakeholder structure;
  • Identifies opportunities to grow business with the existing product portfolio and identifies opportunities for new product development;
  • Has a strong focus on value added products;
  • Coordinates sales, tender and frame contract discussions for his/her customer portfolio;
  • Manages customer relationships throughout the complete sale cycles;
  • Follows up on open contracts book, budgets and payments;
  • Creates, supports and executes account plans;
  • Liaises between different departments for customers in designated customer portfolio;
  • Efficient decision making;
  • Actively participates in segment activities


To be considered for the role you must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (HBO) or MBO + equal experience.
  • Broad commercial, selling and market skills/knowledge of vegetable oils
  • Technical and/or application knowledge a pre, not a must
  • Multilingual (Dutch, English, German, preference French and Italian)
  • 5 years’ experience in a commercial function in the oil branch
  • Good skills in MS Office software
  • Good skills in ERP software

Job Reference: SP19SKAMSW20