Careers

To further expand our team, we are currently looking for:

 

SALES ENGINEER (Indonesia)

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. We operate as part of the Benchmark
Group, an international genetics, advanced nutrition, animal health and knowledge services company, operating in Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors.
Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and employs more than 1,000 people.
For the further expand of our activities in Asia, we are currently looking for a

Sales Engineer (Based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Frequent travel required.)

Job purpose

To take responsibility for the introduction of specialized products & protocols and/or specialized services which requires a high level of technical knowledge and expertise, in order to strengthen the organization’s market share.

Key responsibilities

• Provide detailed market intelligence to the organization.
• Analyze customer needs in partnership with the organization’s experts.
• Use product knowledge and in-depth culture expertise together with knowledge of the clients’ requirements to advise on the right product mix.
• Set up and follow up of target specific production trials and demonstrations in close collaboration with KAM (Key Account Manager).
• Give technical assistance to identified Key Accounts.
• Take responsibility for a strong to follow up and aftercare of the concluded deal and the technical support of customers when the products are delivered to contribute to customers satisfaction.
• Assist to reach sales targets by technical means.
• Knowledge cascading to all members of the commercial team.
• Organize and execute technically oriented workshops.
• Functionally manages and coaches less experienced team members (master-apprentice).

Qualifications and experience

• Minimum 5 years experience in commercial shrimp grow-out farm operations.
• Degree as aquaculturist, nutritionist, biologist or equivalent by experience.
• Species specific hands-on production experience highly preferred.

Personal attributes/characteristics

• Fluent in verbal and written English communication.
• Basic knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
• Customer minded.
• Taking initiatives.
• Ability to work independently and as a team player.
• Flexible
• Organizational skills.
• Strong drive to continuously enhance technical knowledge.
• Willing to share knowledge and train team members.

Interested?

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter in English to Mr. Kasan Sentosa, Area Manager-Indonesia at k.sentosa@inveaquaculture.com

For more information about our company, visit our website: inveaquaculture.com

 

AREA MANAGER, INDIA

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. We operate as part of the Benchmark Group, an international genetics, advanced nutrition, animal health and knowledge services company, operating in Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors.
Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and employs more than 1,000 people.
For the further expand of our activities in Asia, we are currently looking for a

Area Manager, India (Based in India. Frequent travel required)

Job Purpose

• To implement the company’s commercial plan by taking responsibility for the commercial activities and sales results in India. The Area Manager has to secure and improve the business and strive towards a solid growth.
• To define (according to the company’s business plan) and execute the commercial action plan for the Area, with all necessary steps, tools, resources and timelines for the deliverable results.
• To manage a small commercial team
• To implement strategic decisions of the Group Management Team in the local company and translate those decisions into specific actions.

Key Responsibilities

• Executing commercial activities of the Benchmark Advanced Nutrition products to Key Accounts (big customers and/or key distributors) within the allocated area
• In coordination with the Regional Sales Director, follow up the sales, the customers and distributors in the area to ensure supply to the designated list of Key Accounts (KA)
• Coordinate the set up of the local company and follow up the local company’s performance
• Identify and support the synergies and opportunities for the wider Benchmark business growth
• Secure and improve the business and strive towards a solid growth
• Be responsible for the forecast of the KA and miscellaneous end users in the area
• Elaborate specific actions and goals to ensure that targets can be reached
• Negotiate and conclude large and long-term contracts
• Follow up on customers development and signaling role of developments in the field to ensure that decision-makers can anticipate on new market evolutions
• Responsible for the delivery of sales and gross margin targets, as well as for the collection of A/R
• Provide basic technical support to the KA and organize the assistance by the company’s technical support staff
• Facilitate and assist product deliveries to the KA, either by assistance to Supply Chain on logistics and/or by efficient cooperation with Product Support people on registrations and product legislation matters
• Provide correct follow-up and after sales service for established KA
• Follow up and report market trends and competitor information and assist with the local market analysis, as directed by the Group
• Give correct and on time reports, such as monthly sales forecasting, weekly sales report, monthly sales report commenting, etc.
• Manage OPEX of the allocated area
• Responsible for the people management of the local commercial team: staff planning, recruitment, evaluation, review, qualification, etc.
• Motivate the team to ensure that their competencies, skills, and know-how are used and developed in the best possible way
• Cooperate and coordinate with local OPS and FIN staff to warrant the company’s business goals
• Support and coordinate local implementation of commercial projects

Qualifications and Experience

• Master degree or similar
• Minimum 5 years of experience in sales management
• Proven relevant and successful sales experience
• Experience in the aquaculture industry
• Experience in an international commercial environment

Personal Attributes/Characteristics

• Fluent in verbal and written English communication
• Target focused and result driven
• Taking initiatives
• Dynamic and assertive personality
• Ability to work independently and as team player
• Willing to travel extensively
• Social and communicative, able to connect
• Strong organizational & time management competences
• Ability to lead and motivate team
• Strong drive to continuously enhance relevant knowledge & skills
• Brave and ambitious
• Show interest in technical development
• Good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Interested?

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr. Marc De Feyter, HR Director, at HRM@inveaquaculture.com

For more information about our company, visit our website: inveaquaculture.com

AREA MANAGER, INDONESIA

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. We operate as part of the Benchmark Group, an international genetics, advanced nutrition, animal health and knowledge services company, operating in Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors.
Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and employs more than 1,000 people.
For the further expand of our activities in Asia, we are currently looking for a

Area Manager, Indonesia (Based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Frequent travel required.)

Job Purpose

• To implement the company’s commercial plan by taking responsibility for the commercial activities and sales results in Indonesia. The Area Manager has to secure and improve the business and strive towards a solid growth.
• To define (according to the company’s business plan) and execute the commercial action plan for the Area, with all necessary steps, tools, resources and timelines for the deliverable results.
• To manage a small commercial team
• To implement strategic decisions of the Group Management Team in the local company and translate those decisions into specific actions.

Key Responsibilities

• Executing commercial activities of the Benchmark Advanced Nutrition products to Key Accounts (big customers and/or key distributors) within the allocated area
• In coordination with the Regional Sales Director, follow up the sales, the customers and distributors in the area to ensure supply to the designated list of Key Accounts (KA)
• Coordinate the set up of the local company and follow up the local company’s performance
• Identify and support the synergies and opportunities for the wider Benchmark business growth
• Secure and improve the business and strive towards a solid growth
• Be responsible for the forecast of the KA and miscellaneous end users in the area
• Elaborate specific actions and goals to ensure that targets can be reached
• Negotiate and conclude large and long-term contracts
• Follow up on customers development and signaling role of developments in the field to ensure that decision-makers can anticipate on new market evolutions
• Responsible for the delivery of sales and gross margin targets, as well as for the collection of A/R
• Provide basic technical support to the KA and organize the assistance by the company’s technical support staff
• Facilitate and assist product deliveries to the KA, either by assistance to Supply Chain on logistics and/or by efficient cooperation with Product Support people on registrations and product legislation matters
• Provide correct follow-up and after sales service for established KA
• Follow up and report market trends and competitor information and assist with the local market analysis, as directed by the Group
• Give correct and on time reports, such as monthly sales forecasting, weekly sales report, monthly sales report commenting, etc.
• Manage OPEX of the allocated area
• Responsible for the people management of the local commercial team: staff planning, recruitment, evaluation, review, qualification, etc.
• Motivate the team to ensure that their competencies, skills, and know-how are used and developed in the best possible way
• Cooperate and coordinate with local OPS and FIN staff to warrant the company’s business goals
• Support and coordinate local implementation of commercial projects

Qualifications and Experience

• Master degree or similar
• Minimum 5 years of experience in sales management
• Proven relevant and successful sales experience
• Experience in the aquaculture industry
• Experience in an international commercial environment

Personal Attributes/Characteristics

• Fluent in verbal and written English communication
• Target focused and result driven
• Taking initiatives
• Dynamic and assertive personality
• Ability to work independently and as team player
• Willing to travel extensively
• Social and communicative, able to connect
• Strong organizational & time management competences
• Ability to lead and motivate team
• Strong drive to continuously enhance relevant knowledge & skills
• Brave and ambitious
• Show interest in technical development
• Good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Interested?

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr. Marc De Feyter, HR Director, at HRM@inveaquaculture.com

For more information about our company, visit our website: inveaquaculture.com

OPERATIONS MANAGER, VIETNAM

INVE Aquaculture, established in 1983, is a pioneer in supplying nutritional and health products for the aquaculture industry. We operate as part of the Benchmark Group, an international genetics, advanced nutrition, animal health and knowledge services company, operating in Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors.
Benchmark operates in 27 countries in five continents and employs more than 1,000 people.
For the further expand of our activities in Asia, we are currently looking for a

Operations Manager, Vietnam (Based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.)

Job Purpose

• Overall responsibilities within the local company for Operations, Finance, HR, Legal and to provide support to the commercial activities and the commercial team.
• Implement the strategic decisions of the Group Management in the local company and translate those decisions into specific actions.

Key Responsibilities

• Responsible for the daily management of the office employees of the company
• Implement and respect Group policies and procedures (Finance, HR, Operations)
• Responsible for OPS and G&A budget, cost & budget control, credit control
• Manage the processing of incoming sales orders (receive customer orders from commercial team, data entry into SAP, create quotation documents and sales contracts for customer orders and coordinate approval/signing, generate billing documents/invoices, coordinate for shipment arrivals…)
• Manage and follow up on product registrations (contact with third parties e.g. agent, fisheries departments, authorities…, request and follow up on documents from IAQ’s registration cell, follow up on legislation and inform the involved departments about changes…)
• Coordinate the import of goods with designated broker and supply chain (import permits, import documentation requirements…)
• Coordinate the storage of goods and the deliveries to the customers via the 3PL
• Coordinate with local accounting company for local tax requirement and annual audit
• Responsible for Supply Chain Performance Management (conduct monthly review meetings with 3PL for KPI follow up)
• Support all daily matters and administration of the Sales Representatives
• Work closely together with all local, regional and Group positions/departments (Area Manager, Sales Support, Marketing, Order Entry, and Supply Chain) for realizing the goals of Ithe Group’s strategic plan and the Commercial Plan for the company

Qualifications and Experience

• Master degree in Economics, Finance, Operations or the like experience (or equivalent through experience)
• Experience in working in an international commercial environment

Personal Attributes/Characteristics

• Strong organizational & time management competencies
• Able to lead and to motivate a team
• Dynamic personality, taking initiative
• Customer and service focused
• Social & communicative
• Flexible
• Fluent written/verbal communication skills in Vietnamese and in English
• Good knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Interested?

We offer a challenging job in a dynamic sector and growing company with a compatible salary package in-line with your experience. If you want to apply for this job, then please forward your CV and motivation letter to Mr. Marc De Feyter, HR Director, at HRM@inveaquaculture.com

For more information about our company, visit our website: inveaquaculture.com