Waters Corporation

Food Sales Development Manager, Southern Europe

FR-Paris | IT-Milano | FR-78-Guyancourt
System ID
7115
Company Name
Waters Division
Category
Marketing
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
France

Company Description

Waters innovations enable significant advancements in areas like healthcare, the environment, food safety and water quality. We help customers make profound discoveries, optimise lab operations, deliver product performance and ensure regulatory compliance. We are committed to achieve these goals through providing a challenging and team oriented work environment with great opportunities for professional and personal development. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with approximately 6000 employees and is represented in 85 countries around the world.

 

Overview

A fantastic opportunity to shape the future of Waters food business is available for the right candidate.    

We are seeking a committed and talented individual to drive, develop and sustain Waters’ Food business in Southern Europe. Leading field sales development activities, this individual will be a key to our success in this market for Waters full portfolio of technologies, products, solutions and services.

This position offers plenty of opportunities for personal growth, the chance to develop and implement new ideas and have measurable business impact. Something especially interesting with this role is the opportunity to proactively collaborate with many teams in European Field Operations, WW marketing and product management.

 

Responsibilities

Main

  • Drive business growth and achieve the Southern European food sales target in close collaboration with field teams
  • Design and implement Southern European marketing plan, in alignment with corporate strategy, to increase market awareness, ensure customer engagement and generate high quality sales leads
  • Assist with sales opportunities and provide technical sales advice; creating collateral and sales tools for field sales as necessary and developing business within strategic accounts
  • Develop network and establish sustained collaboration with key opinion leaders, regulatory laboratories and leading academics
  • Prioritize, organize and deliver internal training for field sales teams
  • Provide business analysis and market intelligence covering key market dynamics, major business opportunities & challenges and competitive trends to the senior management teams

 

Qualifications

The successful candidate is likely to have the following:

  • BSc degree in Chemistry or a related science as a minimum

  • Deep knowledge of food testing market and related applications and legislations

  • Strong technical background and experience of LC and LC/MS technology

  • Experience in a customer-facing role in LC/MS (e.g. LC/MS sales, demonstrations, business development or marketing)

  • Results driven, self motivating, accountable with leadership and initiative

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • A good team player and collaborator

  • Prioritization, planning and organization skills

  • Rapid learner and willing to work in new markets

  • Spoken and written fluency in English; an additional European language, particularly French, Italian or Spanish, would be a plus

  • For a candidate based in St-Quentin-en-Yvelines (Paris area), a willingness to travel on average 50% of her/ his time. For other locations, travel requirements would be greater

 

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