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Business Manager (Animal Nutrition) – Ukraine & Russia

What an exciting new opportunity we able to present to our colleagues in the Ukraine and Russia.

Our client, a global animal nutrition business with headquarters in Europe are a worldwide leader in their field and continue to grow and strengthen in markets in which they serve.

We are currently looking for a motivated, experienced and networked animal nutrition industry professional to join their successful team in the EMEA region. This role will be an integral part of the regional EMEA commercial team and we are open to considering candidates from either  the Ukraine or Russia. The role can be based in either of these countries also. 

In this role you will have the opportunity to build commercial relationships at the highest level with Key Customers, and you will be fully responsible for leading the continued efforts for brand recognition in these markets, showcasing the nutritional solutions our client has on offer and ultimately driving sales & commercial success with channel partners/distributors and key customers across these markets. 

Are you the ideal candidate for this role? Let's see….

  • Are you currently working in the animal nutrition industry in the Ukraine or Russia?
  • Do you have work experience in the poultry, swine or ruminant sectors?  
  • Do you have a demonstrated track record in delivering commercial results in the animal nutrition industry? 
  • Can you communicate effectively with people from different cultures, backgrounds? 
  • Do you have experience working for an international animal feed or feed additives company? 
  • Do you have a strong network within the feed, nutrition, integrator / key customer markets in Ukraine or Russia? Are you able to get in the door with your customers?
  • Have you had experience in supporting distributors, customers and colleagues to drive commercial outcomes? 
  • Do you have excellent presentation skills?
  • Can you identify commercial opportunities, matching customer needs with a product portfolio?  
  • Do you have tertiary qualifications in animal science, animal nutrition, business or similar

As the successful candidate, you will be able to work seamlessly within the EMEA commercial team, to strategize and execute sales plans.

You'll have a high level of drive and motivation in leading projects and most certainly, you will be able to build trust with the people you work with. Your tendency for agile thinking and your hunger to deliver solution, will stand you in good stead to be a stellar candidate for this position. 

An ambitious package will be negotiated with the person, commensurate with skills and experience. Our client is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at their organisation.

We would highly appreciate applications from candidates who can answer 'yes' to the questions posed above. Please note ONLY applicants who meet the relevant criteria will be contacted.

Please apply, following the links and be sure to include a cover letter with your CV application, referencing VRN2396.

Alternatively, please feel free to contact Alicia Keenan at akeenan@aicila.com to arrange a confidential discussion regarding the role. 

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