• Permanent
  • Europe
  • Netherlands
  • Nutreco
  • Aquaculture
  • Sales

This position is preferably based in Saudi Arabia and requires traveling in the region and overseas for training purposes.

Are you an autonomous seasoned Technical Sales Manager with an existing sales experience and network in the Fish and shrimp Feed sector in the Gulf region? Are you fluent in English and Arabic and ready for a next step in an international company? Skretting, a Nutreco Company is looking for you!

Nutreco is a global leader in animal nutrition and fish feed. Our advanced feed solutions are at the origin of food for millions of consumers worldwide.
Quality, innovation and sustainability are guiding principles, embedded in the Nutreco culture from research and raw material procurements to products and services for agriculture and aquaculture. Experience across 100 years brings Nutreco a rich heritage of knowledge and experience for building its future. Nutreco employs over 10,000 people in 30 countries, with sales in 80 countries. 

In the Gulf region, Skretting’s main activities are sales of fish and shrimp feed (Skretting brand) as well as premixes, feed additives, concentrates and specialty diets for animals (under the Trouw Nutrition brand). Next to exports from Europe, a rapidly increasing portion of the products is being produced locally.

In support of our activities in the Gulf region, we are looking to strengthen our team with a seasoned Technical Sales Manager.

Skretting prides itself on providing a high level of service to its customers, farms and consumers. You will be part of a team of highly motivated and close-knit professionals driving the aquaculture industry forward. You will become a valuable asset to our local and international teams.

What are we looking for?

You will be largely independent. You will have clearly defined tasks that will allow you to define for yourself how best to achieve your goals. Your tasks will be divided into both technical and commercial objectives. It will therefore be important for you to find the right balance between commercial objectives and technical input. A source of both commercial success and personal fulfillment is your close relationship with your customers.

Main responsibilities:

Develop and support the sales of the aqua product portfolio
(Feed, Feed Additives and Services);
Maximize the technical support to distributors and end-customers (seminars, farm visits).

Main tasks:

Gain insight about customer requirements, competitor and market trends and developments;

Support developing new business opportunities with existing and new merchants;

Support developing yearly area plans with budget;

Create and follow up orders;

Organize technical, marketing, administrative support and sales support.


University degree (BS, MSc) in aquaculture preferred;
Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in Gulf region with proven sales records;
Existing network in the Gulf region/Saudi Arabia/ fish sector;

Practical experience in hatcheries and/or shrimp and marine fish farming;

Fluent in English and Arabic;
Team worker.

The position is preferably based in Saudi Arabia and requires traveling in the region and overseas for training purposes.

What we offer:

Trouw Nutrition/Skretting offers a broad and independent function in a professional and growing organization. There is a pleasant, informal work climate in which you cooperate with dedicated colleagues. There are possibilities to develop your professional and personal capacities to realize personal growth.
It concerns a full time function with an attractive package of compensations and benefits. 

Additional information / Direct application
If you meet the necessary qualifications for the role, we are looking forward to receiving your application. You can express your interest in this position by clicking on the "apply now" button and submit your CV and motivation letter.

For more information regarding this position, please contact Frank Langereis, Corporate Recruiter by email at frank.langereis@nutreco.com.

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