Junior Account Manager (France)


Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam is a fast growing and international processor and trader in the plant based oleochemicals industry. We are a strong proponent of sustainable growth and are strongly committed to corporate social responsibility and are a pioneer in that field in our industry.

Wilmar Europe's head office where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled is in Rotterdam.

Due to the expansion of our activities, we are currently looking for a self-starting and hands-on: Junior Account Manager (France)

After a thorough introduction period (6-12 months) you will market Wilmar’s product portfolio, manage relationships with existing and new accounts and meet targets for an assigned region or portfolio of accounts. This position is home based, reporting to the Business Development Account Manager in France, regular travel to the head office in Rotterdam is required. We are looking for a self-starter with a strong commercial mindset to support the business unit. Ideally candidates should reside at a reasonable travel distance from Lyon.

Main responsibilities:

  • Market Wilmar products portfolio for specified regions/accounts within agreed-upon prices and volume limits
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with an assigned portfolio of customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders
  • Manage a portfolio of assigned customers, develop new business from existing clients and actively seek new sales opportunities
  • Oversee the customer account management process
  • Identify new business opportunities among existing and new customers
  • Investigate customer needs to propose solutions and hence creates further demand
  • Coordinate tender/frame contract discussions for designated customer portfolio
  • Liaise between different internal departments to ensure timely and successful delivery of our products according to customer needs
  • Communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal stakeholders
  • Generate forecasts reports and follow up on account performance
  • Follow up on open contracts book, budgets, and accounts receivables
  • Create, support, and execute account and visit plans

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemistry, or another related field
  • 1-2  years’ technical or commercial work experience in a comparable position or inside sales or technical customer service position
  • Speaking/reading/writing fluent French and English
  • Self-driven and proactive individual  
  • Commercial mindset
  • Previous experience in ERP systems, SAP is a plus
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Able to travel frequently (customer visits/exhibitions etc.)

More about Wilmar Europe
Wilmar Europe in Rotterdam and Wilmar Oleochemicals in Rozenburg (Botlek-Rotterdam) together form the Wilmar Europe organization, which in turn is part of Wilmar International. Wilmar International is founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Singapore. Today, Wilmar is a world leader in processing, trading and merchandising oilseeds, edible oils and sugars, specialty fats and oleochemicals, biodiesel and grain. It has more than 500 factories and an extensive distribution network in China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries on all continents. Wilmar is a strong proponent of sustainable growth and is strongly committed to corporate social responsibility and is a pioneer in that field in her industry.

Wilmar Europe's head office where the trade and commercial activities for Europe are handled, is based in Rotterdam. In addition, Wilmar Europe has offices in Germany, France, Spain and Italy and joint ventures in Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

Quality, service, and reliability are the cornerstones to Wilmar’s reputation as an international processor and trader in the edible oils and oleochemicals industry.

We offer you: 
A dynamic and home-based job within an inspiring team with the opportunity to bring up your ideas. Taking responsibilities and personal development is self-evident within our company. Wilmar Europe offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

If you are interested in this vacancy and working for our company, please send your curriculum vitae in the English language via our website For more information on Wilmar, you can also check on our international website

Acquisition for this advertisement is not appreciated.



Wilmar Europe groeit significant en is op zoek naar ambitieuze professionals om onze organisatie te versterken. Onze medewerkers maken het verschil; daarom zijn we altijd op zoek naar enthousiaste collega’s die deel willen uitmaken van ons succes. Wilmar Europe biedt een dynamische en internationale werkomgeving. Tevens wordt het zeer gewaardeerd als medewerkers eigen initiatief tonen, nieuwe ideeën aandragen en verantwoordelijkheid nemen.

Ons Europese hoofdkantoor bevindt zich in het centrum van Rotterdam nabij het Centraal Station.

For recruitment agencies:

We have made a conscious decision to do the recruitment ourselves. Therefore, we kindly ask you to not forward any candidates, as we will not accept their applications.

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