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Join our team!  Sr. Manager Sales & Business Development

Join our team! Sr. Manager Sales & Business Development

April 15, 2021

We're Hiring!

Company: Micreos Food Safety

Location: Atlanta, GA area preferred but negotiable

Posted: April 15, 2021

Micreos Food Safety is looking for a commercial entrepreneur with a strong technical background and with experience and existing relationships in the meat & poultry, seafood, produce or dairy industries. We seek the expansion of sustainable bacterio-phage business within the food industry and the expansion of phage application into new markets.

In this role you will report to the Vice President, North America. The vacancy is a full time position. The salary is market-based.


Start date: ASAP


Job Description

Key responsibilities of the Senior Manager of Sales and Business Development involve:

  • Achieve and exceed agreed sales targets
  • Build and leverage relationships with key customers & decision makers to develop well thought out projects with a high chance of success
  • Ensure first class and professional representation of Micreos
  • Accountable for new business pipeline and maintaining appropriate levels of new customer leads
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to achieve company objectives.
  • Help to build value propositions for phage products
  • Ensure that company leads are followed up in a timely manner
  • Participate in protocol design, plant testing and training of customers on phage use
  • Provide technical & sales support to business partners & distributors
  • Attend and support trade shows and other business events

A more detailed description of the role is available from our Vice President, NAM Robin Peterson, telephone number 0770 664 0568 or email r.peterson@micreos.com

Job Requirements

  • Proven track record in technical sales in a B2B Food safety or ingredient environment with a minimum of 8 years experience
  • Established personal network in medium and large food processing companies
  • Experience in food safety and/or biotechnology a plus
  • Ability to translate technology into application
  • Experience in working in an international setting
  • Ability and willingness to travel approximately 60% of the time

Personal Skills

  • Self-motivation, drive, resilience and tenacity in order to achieve and exceed agreed sales targets
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills, with the ability to influence others, negotiate and build strong customer relationships
  • Self starter with a go-get and can-do mentality
  • Good sense of humor, great listener, cooperative and ability to build bridges
  • Calm and well organized with the ability plan, multitask and prioritize
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active, result oriented entrepreneur
  • Experience of using Google platform, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Teams 
  • Fluent in English
  • Valid US driving license

About Micreos Food Safety (USA LLC)

Micreos, founded in 2005, is a Dutch biotechnology company, pioneer and market leader in the development of antibacterial phage technology. We are a people-oriented company and develop and produce our products in The Netherlands and work with customers in a collaborate fashion to help mitigate their food safety challenges.

As the leading player in Phage technology, Micreos has developed several first FDA- and USDA approved phage products against dangerous bacteria in the food chain, now marketed in many countries across the globe.

    More information

    Curious to find out how Phages can improve food safety at your facility, require more information, or simply interested in discussing Phage-use? Feel free to contact us using the contact form on this page.

    About MicreosPhageGuard

    Micreos is a pioneer in the field of targeted antibacterial technology. We develop cutting-edge proprietary products and technology, among which the PhageGuard product line. Our success is based on a history of successful collaborations with top universities, institutes and customers around the globe. Our innovative research is regularly featured in scientific journals and media publications worldwide.

    Posted : 2021 , News