Business Developer Petfood (FMCG) – Brussels, Belgium

Business Developer Petfood – FMCG Group of Companies, Ghlin, Belgium


Signature Network is recruiting for one of its clients a fully-fledged Business Developer

Note: this is an on-site job, therefore remote work will not be accepted.

Our client is a leading FMCG Multinational group based in Belgium and specialized in the manufacturing of food supplements and proteins for the global market.

Total Package: +/- EUR 100K – EUR 120K yearly (inclusive of a variable OTE) based on experience.

 A one-time relocation allowance up to EUR 1,500 could be granted.

13th Month salary provided (13eme mois).

Contract Type: European Union, GCC or Independent (preferably).

Contract Type: Belgian, French or Independent (preferably).

Trial Period: None

Work type: Full-time

Candidate must have valid E.U driving license.

Company Car, Petrol card, Travel expenses, covered by the company.

Restaurant vouchers (Ticket Restos) worth 8 Euros per day provided.

Start Date: Asap





French language is mandatory.

English language is mandatory.

A third language would be a distinctive advantage.

Ideal Candidate must live +/- 1 hour driving distance (France or Belgium: between Lille and Brussels).

Must be very-well spoken and must possess excellent networking skills.

Minimum 5 years’ experience in Business Development in the Petfood / Petcare industry.




Reporting directly to the Managing Director of the company, your main mission is to deploy a commercial approach aimed at developing new projects with our customers and prospects within a defined strategic framework. You maintain and develop a client portfolio and ensure the promotion of all the projects and products chosen by the company.


Your mission will be, but not restricted to:


§  Propose lines of development and commercial strategy for the company.§  Identification and assessment of target markets.§  Monitoring of commercial policy (pricing policy, conditions of sale, distribution networks and methods, choice of markets, advertising and promotion efforts).§  Management of a client portfolio.§  Supervision of sales administration: order processing, customer complaints, commercial costs, participation in trade shows, fairs, seminars, etc.§  Follow-up of orders and supervision of instructions exchanged with production / planning.§  Follow-up of the management of the research and development project.


Skills / Qualifications

§  Ability to anticipate and develop a commercial strategy,§  Developer and skilled negotiator, you show real commercial acumen,§  You know how to build strong partnerships, act proactively by providing solutions and have the ability to suggest lines of business strategy to your customers,§  Knowledge or marked interest in Human Sciences or Veto,§   Innate taste for contact,§  Persevering and dynamic,§  Qualities of autonomy and independence,§  Availability and mobility,§  Experience in customer management, price and contract negotiations,§  Fluency in French and English and knowledge of at least one other foreign language,§  Good understanding of the technical and production process,§  Autonomous and rigorous.


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