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Sales Support Africa

posted on: 08/06/2021 -

The Job

  • Based at our head office in Antwerp, you will first receive an introduction to file administration on an operational, documentary, and financial level.
  • You will gradually become responsible for the commercial support to the trading team of Chemicals Africa: you will handle requests, draw up offers, and follow-up quotations till closing the deal.
  • You monitor recurrent business and assist the traders in the further strategic expansion of their markets.
  • Besides the commercial support, you will be involved in reporting and in following up on incoming payments of the markets you commercially support.
  • You coordinate the planning of the maritime and road transport in cooperation with the shipping and transport companies. Our back office will handle the orders, but you supervise the filing process from a sales perspective and solve problems smoothly where necessary.

Your profile

  • Preferably, you obtained an economic or logistic degree.
  • Ideally, you already gained experience in an administrative or logistics role, but young graduates eager to learn are also welcome.
  • You are fluent in French and English. Knowledge of Dutch or any other language is a plus.
  • You have a commercial drive, and your ambition is to set up solid commercial support.
  • You are an organized individual with a talent for administration and problem-solving, even under time pressure. Colleagues appreciate your sense of initiative, flexibility, and teamwork.
  • Knowledge of Incoterms, letter of credit, and trade or transportation documents are a strong asset.

A multinational of Belgian origin

Manuchar is a leading distributor of chemicals across emerging markets and actively trades several other commodities.

Our end-to-end chemical distribution business serves various industries, including home care, personal care, food & feed, agriculture, mining, oil & gas, glass, textiles, paper, and water treatment. Our international trade activities cover steel, plastics, cement, wood, paper, spare parts and pharmaceuticals.

We operate in more than 35 emerging markets with our own local logistics assets and people providing storage, value-added logistics and just-in-time (JIT) deliveries in over 170 locations.

Our entrepreneurial spirit, operational excellence and unmatched reliability have grown Manuchar’s annual revenues to over 1.5 billion USD.

The ingredients of our success?

We know the products, markets, global & local logistical solutions and we have the necessary financing capabilities. But most of all… we have the people that make it work!

At Manuchar, we keep your production running. Anytime. Anywhere.

Manuchar offers

  • a job full of variety with long-term perspectives in an international environment
  • cooperation with motivated & skilled colleagues in an open company culture
  • an attractive remuneration package including fringe benefits
  • a nice workspace where you can fully develop your talents

Interested?

If you want to take up the challenge and join an international fast growing team of dynamic colleagues, please send your application letter and detailed CV here via our online recruitment tool CVWarehouse.

To keep factories running at all times, we have located our warehouses close to our clients; providing more than 450,000m2 accumulated warehouse space.

  • Presence

    To keep factories running at all times, we have located our warehouses close to our clients; providing more than 450,000m2 accumulated warehouse space.

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  • News

    Manuchar stands out in the 2020 ranking of ICIS TOP 100 Chemicals Distributors.

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  • Numbers

    Every day we have more than 600,000 metric tonnes of chemicals on the way to our clients.