Sales Manager



Working only becomes more fun if all of you do it for the same reasons. We at Arvesta, along with more than 2,400 experts in the field, make an impact on tomorrow's sustainable agriculture and horticulture. We offer a total package of products and services in the fields of animal nutrition, agriculture and horticulture, machinery and retail with our Aveve and Eurotuin shops. Will you soon be joining one of our more than 40 strong brands in Belgium, the Netherlands, France or Germany? If so, read on!

About the job

Nice to meet you, Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects. The future of horticulture technology. The world is realizing that we need to preserve our planet and that it requires a much more sustainable approach on agriculture. Also, the world deserves access to healthy food. Therefore, we design, build and operate tailor made horticultural solutions for our customers, with a reduced footprint in natural resources, water, CO2 and pesticides. We continuously invest in R&D to strengthen our propositions towards our customers. This vision allows us to operate our business successfully for a better future.

The role: Sales Manager

You are responsible for overseeing the entire commercial process related to the international sales of turnkey greenhouse projects. Your responsibilities include maintaining regular communication with existing clients and actively seeking new leads within a market area determined in collaboration with you and the team. A key aspect of success in this role involves cultivating a curiosity to identify and comprehend clients' challenges in adapting to a dynamic environment.

Remaining up to date with market developments is crucial, and you excel in translating these trends into viable commercial opportunities. Within both the team and the internal organization, you foster strong collaboration to effectively address the customer's needs, both throughout and following the commercial process.

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Sales experience, preferably with high value products/projects 
  • Affinity with technology and/or agriculture
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Fluent in French and/or Arabic is an advantage
  • Team player
  • Patience and perseverance
  • Good communication and social skills
  • Flexible and enjoys travelling
  • Sharp and enterprising

What's in it for you

At Van der Hoeven, we believe in teamwork and support. We help each other in our work and share our experiences to achieve success together.

To ensure the future of our employees, we have developed the VDH Academy. This internal platform promotes knowledge sharing and provides opportunities for professional growth. We like to invest in the development of our employees.

At Van der Hoeven, fun is also an important part of our team spirit. Our staff association organizes various activities throughout the year, such as fun office drinks, barbecues and family events during the holidays. Our office is also equipped with areas where you can relax and play games.

At Van der Hoeven we value a positive work environment where we grow, learn and enjoy together.


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