Sales & Accountmanager Benelux region

  • Sales
  • De Lier, Netherlands

Sales & Accountmanager Benelux region

Job description

Climate for growth

It is Priva's mission to create an optimal environment where people can work, grow and develop. We offer global solutions for horticulture and building automation.

Our ambition is to be known as the leading technology and service provider for sustainable urban deltas. We are proud that our solutions result in lower consumption of natural resources and contribute to several of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is our mission to contribute to a sustainable world where a growing world population can live a healthy and comfortable life.

To fulfill our mission and ambition, we are looking for dedicated colleagues.

Your future ecosystem

Between Rotterdam and The Hague, you find the greenhouse capital of the world: “Het Westland”. A region that has a great contribution to The Netherlands as food exporter number 2 worldwide, right after the US.

In these 100 square kilometers Priva was founded in the fifties. An innovative second-generation owned family business. Today we are a market-leading company in the Horticultural sector and our ambition is to introduce innovative cloud solutions in accurate greenhouse control, smart (re)use of water, sustainable energy use and efficient labor.

We are proud we emerged from The Netherlands but even prouder that we now operate via 16 international branch offices in over 100 countries worldwide.

This position is open due to growth. You will join a team of 9 colleagues within the sales department of our Horti division. 

How you add value

You will be responsible for partners that are high value or have high growth potential. By proactively talk and consult with our (future) investors, partners and end-users in-depth about horticulture as a sector and greenhouses as a digital business model. You will lead collaboration with internal Priva teams and external consultants with a goal to successfully deliver projects that help investors towards growth in their business and expand our relationship with them to a long-term valued business partner. Furthermore, you, of course, recognize and approach new investors and develop new projects. 

Keep our partners close by keeping them up to date on the latest trends and developments. You develop a knowledge-based relationship where Priva is seen as a leading partner in the sector by showing how we can help them in a consultative way. You lay down a growth strategy how we can help them to the next level and show them the possibilities of the digital transformation, which Priva is leading in the horticulture sector.

Job requirements

Who you are

You are someone with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with ambiguity, strategic agility, manage diversity and drive for results. Also, you can express opposing views while simultaneously working through disagreements toward clarity and consensus. Furthermore, we will read your resume to find:

  • At least 3 years of experience within sales and a proven track record in commercial and B2B sales;
  • Understanding of the Horticultural sector or the ability to understand new sectors;
  • Experience in the technology sector is a plus;
  • Understanding of the playing field that exists of dealers, installation partners and end-users;
  • The ability to build relationships and level with different (technical) stakeholders within the decision-making process and consult, motivate and convince them about our solutions;
  • Fluency in Dutch and English. Speaking a third language is a strong nice to have;
  • In possession of a driving license.

What you get

In numbers:

  • A gross salary based on your experience in the range of € 3.000,- and € 4.500,- based on 40 hours a week and variable income based on performance and personal development with a maximum of 10% of your yearly salary
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • We find a healthy work-life balance important: working flexible hours combined with 30 vacation days a year and the option to buy more;
  • A mobility budget of € 850,-

For your own sustainability:

  • Join our collective health insurance;
  • Be secured with our pension plan;
  • Feel engaged and join our participation plan;
  • Keep on learning with your personal education possibilities and budget;
  • Be happy and fit by using our healthy cafeteria, our free on-premises fitness where you can participate in Crossfit, Pilates and Spinning classes or play table tennis or table football.

Does all of this make you smile? Feel free to apply below or contact us for further information. We are keen to tell you more about us, our vision and future.

A screening procedure can be part of our selection process.