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Account Manager (Flowers) Job in Kenya


Account Manager - Flowers

FloraHolland, world’s leading flower auction, had a global sale in 2012 of € 4.2 billion in flowers and plants. 

It plays a key role as marketplace, matchmaker, intermediary and knowledge center.
 
FloraHolland is a service providing company offering its members the best sales opportunities at the lowest possible costs.
 

 With five auction centers in the Netherlands and local offices all over the world, FloraHolland is an international operating intermediary organization. 

By offering the best quality and various selections of flowers and plants, FloraHolland is a trustworthy marketplace for the international commerce.
 
In order to achieve our goals in Kenya, FloraHolland is currently looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic account manager for our growers in Kenya. 

Our employee core values are based around passion expertise, exceptional customer service, business judgment, integrity, teamwork and innovation. 

The account manager will be responsible for the customer satisfaction of his/her growers as well as the acquisition of new growers. 

To achieve this goal you will:
  • Be the first contact for the grower towards the FloraHolland organization
  • Set up and execute account plans together with the growers including objectives of the grower and the match with existing/new FloraHolland services.
  • Be a liaison officer between the grower, the local FloraHolland office and the different service departments / auctions in Holland.
  • Set up and execute an acquisition plan to attract new but also existing growers
  • Follow up the developments within the sector and initiate new developments to fulfil the needs of the growers
  • Maintain a network in the floricultural industry in general and act on behalf of FloraHolland in high level management discussions
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in relationship/account management and/or business to business (B2B) sales. Experience in the flower industry is an added advantage
  • Ability to engage in high leveL management discussions
  • Team player / result driven / commercially strong / innovative
  • Strong communication, presentation, negotiation, problem-solving skills and organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills including customer service skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language, in both writing and oral communication
  • Ability to work independently
Adept Systems
Management Consultants
Applications and enquiries to
recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

FloraHolland is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 
Closing date: Wed 22nd May 2013

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