Sales Channel Manager (International Food Solution Sales), Helsinki

At Valio, people have always looked forward. Today, we are an ambitions and international food company whose products are sold in 60 countries. We encourage our people to experiment and learn, and we are proud of our warm and supporting company culture.

Valio International Food Solution Sales is part of Valio Markets corporate function. The main objective of Food solution sales is to:
• International business development of Valio’s value-added ingredients and basic food ingredients
• Customer and distribution relationship management and development towards the best customer experience
• Provide professional, safe and high-standard export process and service level to our customers

We are working in close cooperation with all other Valio functions and subsidiaries in a result-oriented way. In Food Solutions Sales we focus on customer-centric and solution focused sales. Co-operation with distributors and our sales partners is a key part of our sales development. 

Would you be a perfect fit to our team? To enhance and develop our sales channels, we are now looking for Sales Channel Manager. You will be a member of our International Value-added ingredient sales team focusing to develop and manage our distribution network globally. You will be responsible for the distribution sales and distribution-relationship management. 

What we expect from you:
• At least 3-5 years of experience in International Sales in B2B (preferably on food ingredients)
• Experience in ingredient distribution, distribution management or minimum customer relationship management
• Good negotiation and communication skills
• Track record on sales activities
• Willingness to travel
• Responsible, independent and target oriented attitude

We offer to you:
• Possibility to work in a professional and internationally-oriented sales team
• Possibility to co-operate with state-of-the art distributors and global customers
• Insight for global food and food ingredient market
• Meaningful and motivating work to make an impact for the future of the Finnish food export 

For further information: Please contact Timo Pajari, SVP for Food Solution Sales for any additional questions / tel. +358 40 535 9119/ 13.2. from 15-16 & 21.2. from 13-14. He will be happy to answer any additional questions and tell you more about this opening.
Applications: Applications are processed actively throughout the search period. Please send your application, including CV, resumes and salary request by 26.02.2020 via application link.

At Valio, we work together to make life better. Our innovative community develops and produces nutritious food products that are loved by our consumers in 60 countries. We are Finland's biggest food exporter. We are driven by responsible mindset in everything that we do, and together with our partners, our goal is to make our milk carbon neutral by 2035.
Valio is a company owned by Finnish family farmers, employing over 4,000 people around the world in various career fields. Our priority is that our people can grow and develop in their work, and we want to give them the best ingredients for doing it.

Application period starts: 2020-02-10 12:00Application period ends: 2020-02-26 23:59