Account/Business Manager, West Africa

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of the Food & Beverages division, you will provide biological solutions that help improve what the world eats and drinks.

Account/Business Manager, West Africa
Are you looking for a role that lets you combine your passion for sales with your talents for relationship-building? If so, you could be our new colleague in Food&Beverage division in Novozymes. Preferably based in West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal or the Ivory Coast), you’ll be part of our sales team with responsibility to develop our business in the F&B Division across the region West Africa. You’ll combine your talents for getting results and finding commercial opportunities with your grounding in the technical aspects of the Baking/Food & Nutrition/Grain & Beverage industries. As a motivated self-starter, you know the value of networking and enjoy working with others to drive growth and performance. For the right individual, this is a fantastic opportunity for a career in an international fast-paced environment with a large degree of responsibility and autonomy.

In this position you need to:
  • Have a university degree or equivalent qualification in Food Technology/Engineering, paired with minimum 3-5 years of relevant job experience, preferably from producers or suppliers to Food and Beverage Industries.
  • Possess strong business acumen – in particular understanding of negotiation principles, account planning, solution selling, value pricing, supply chain principles, and you are familiar with the basic legal principles and terms as well as the basic financial analysis principles.
  • Develop and commercialize new business relationships and opportunities with an already existing knowledge of market across Food&Beverage in West Africa.
  • Analyze and synthetize the competitive environment and report with the solid facts that will drive strategic and tactical responses to the market.
  • Deliver enthusiastic sales approach and basic technical understanding that will identify the need/pain then translate this to demand for solution for such opportunities.
  • Proven communication and presentation skills as well MS office proficiency.
  • Be prepared to travel up to 60% of your time in designated region with frequent visits outside of the designated region.
  • Speak English and local languages where French would be a strong plus.
  • Have a driving license (B).
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

Rethink tomorrow
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries, we create tomorrow’s biosolutions, improving our customers’ business and the use of our planet’s resources. With over 700 products used in 130 countries, Novozymes’ bioinnovations improve industrial performance and safeguard the world’s resources by offering superior and sustainable solutions for tomorrow’s ever-changing marketplace.

For more information about the position, please contact Ms. Esra Özcömlekci (
Ref 3497BR
City Abuja
Country Nigeria
Job Area Sales and Marketing
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