Snr. Exec – Business Development (Specialty Food Ingredients) (Meat Division)

Location : Markaids (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd Head Office - Petaling Jaya Lot 6, Lorong 19/1A, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

MARKAIDS is Malaysia and Singapore’s pioneer in Specialty Food Ingredients. Our aim is to contribute to the food industry through the latest advancements in food technology. We deliver this with our ingredients, knowledge and technical support.
As part of our growth strategy, we are looking for an additional Senior Executive Business Development to spearhead new developments, grow existing sales potentials and lead projects for our Meat Ingredients business division.
Role description:
  • Lead, supervise and manage all sales and marketing activities related to our Meat, Seafood and Vegetarian applications
  • Set the marketing strategy – including the product, price, USPs and positioning against competition
  • Work closely with our Innovation and Marketing teams to strategise and commercialise new products
  • Manage strong relationships with key clients and business partners
  • Lead, coach and manage our supporting teams effectively and constructively
  • Grow new sales, product lines and applications
  • Identify new long-term opportunities, market trends and growth potentials

  • 3-5 years work experience with technical ingredients in the meat industry
  • Knowledge & understanding of meat processing/manufacturing
  • Functional knowledge of phosphates, modified starches, marinades, food coatings, yeast extracts, fibers, soy proteins or other related ingredients in meat processing will be an advantage
  • Prior commercial exposure or experience in marketing, sales, planning, and pricing will be helpful
  • Good command of business English. Mandarin will be an advantage
  • An outgoing personality! And an ease with social interactions
  • Able to work independently, under pressure, and demonstrate a strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • Keen business acumen, driven and organised

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Excellent exposure and career advancement opportunity
  • Hospitalization medical insurance provided
  • Annual bonus
  • Travel and mileage allowance
  • Toll and parking claims
(Candidates with experience in R&D related to meat processing, with a sound knowledge of the ingredients and an open personality, who wish to further themselves on a commercial career path are also encouraged to apply)
If you have a passion for food technology and want to combine that with a strong business outlook, we are keen to talk with you. Please send us your application via Jobstreet. Positions are available to be based in Petaling Jaya.
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Job Posted by , posted on 10th August 2018