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Business Development Leader (remote)

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Job ID 62121 Date posted 11/01/2021 Location : Montreal, Canada | Chambly, Canada | Calgary, Canada

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Business Development Leader (remote) will foster and grow our business development activities with our existing key strategic retail accounts as well as developing new opportunities for Cargill Protein. We seek a results-oriented professional who will represent Cargill Protein’s retail business development in the province of Quebec. You will also support Protein ingredients and food service channels when required.

Key Accountabilities

  • Identify new business opportunities and commercial partnerships.
  • Create business development strategies and annual business development plans to reach business objectives and revenue with targeted accounts.
  • Work closely with protein account managers to understand business requirements and market needs.
  • Identify new market segments and opportunities for business development, calculating returns and investment.
  • Obtain agreement to execute the investment, resources and actions required for business development.
  • You will serve as an expert in your field and work with limited direction, using your technical meat knowledge to provide solutions for assigned customers base. You will collaborate with many stakeholders within the Cargill protein organization to develop and execute business plans and opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum of six years of related work experience
  • Bilingual French and English
  • Possess a valid Canadian Driver's Licence in good standing
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada


  • Experience in retail meat merchandising
  • Technical meat background
  • Strong sales process background
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar sales management platform

This position is posted internally as well as externally

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.

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