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Account Manager French & Spanish

Job Description

The Account Manager is responsible for the ongoing procurement of high quality raw materials (recovered paper) in West and Southern Europe to be exported to our clients in the Far East.  To this extent, he/she maintains and grows the commercial relationship with existing suppliers and develops new procurement opportunities in the European market.  Being able to work independently gathering and sharing market knowledge appropriately is essential for the role of the Account Manager. 

The role is part of the Marketing team and reports directly to the Marketing Manager.




  • Frequently communicating and travelling (+/- 30%)  to meet with existing suppliers
  • Negotiating terms and conditions of supplier agreements
  • Maintain quality specifications and resolving quality issues as they arise
  • Gathering market information for further analysis
  • Researching new market opportunities in close cooperation with the logistics team
  • Presenting the company to potential suppliers
  • Frequently communicating with the back office and the logistics team while striving for commercial and operational excellence


Requirements of the position


  • HBO (Higher Vocational Education) in e.g. commercial economics
  • Professional appearance
  • 3-5 years experience in a procurement type of role or other commercial role
  • Strong negotiation and analytical/problem solving abilities
  • Native Spanish and fluent in French or Native French and fluent in Spanish.  Fluent      in English
  • Valid passport/ID
  • Driver’s license with safe driving record
  • Superior communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Self-motivation, entrepreneurial mentality combined with strong time-management skills