Business Development Officer - Food Safety

Navi Mumbai

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Certifications at Navi Mumbai, India for BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – FOOD SAEFTY.

As a Business Development Officer you will be responsible for generating business leads, maintaining relationship with clients and potential clients of Food Safety team. The position requires strong communication and interpersonal skills. Applicants must have extensive knowledge of the food and feed producing industry.

Are you committed to integrity, quality, and a self-driven, systematic, service-oriented person and do you want to be part of our international network? Then we are looking for you!

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Generating business leads for the entire gamut of Certifications Scheme for Food Safety
  • Identifying business opportunities with existing as well as new clients and working in co-operation with operations for redesigning services
  • Sending application forms, contracts and quotations to existing and potential clients
  • Follow up on invoicing and payments in consultation with the Accounts team
  • Monitoring outstanding and maintaining at target level
  • Mapping client's requirements and providing them expert advisory services
  • Attending to routine techno-commercial business queries for existing clients
  • Knowledgeable/ skilled in tender process for timely submission and follow up of business proposals with Govt as well as NGO organisations
  • Submit monthly MIS and performance reviews
  • Monitor client satisfaction and register it, enable analysis at the end of the year
  • Perform market analysis for the industry and identify new opportunities (markets, service, clients)
  • Developing marketing and sales strategy to improve service awareness and enhanced CU brand proposition
  • Client acquisition to ensure quarterly business target is met for the Food Safety team
  • Maintaining and retaining good relation with the existing clients
  • Plan and organize trainings, workshops and seminars for clients, regionally
  • Keeping abreast of all the Certifications Programmes offered by the company as well as any market innovation
  • Keeping abreast of developments, issues and legislative changes pertaining to related industry sectors at national and international level


  • Graduate in Food Science or related discipline
  • Post graduate in MBA (Marketing)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in marketing/sales in food and allied industry
  • Experience and knowledge of food processing, food safety certification schemes
  • In depth knowledge of business products and value proposition
  • Conflict resolution abilities while dealing with customers
  • Proficient in English language: in speech and in writing
  • Excellent analytical and presentation skills
  • Resourceful, fast learner with strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Willingness to travel extensively anywhere in the country

Our Company

From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.

We also offer:

  • Multinational organization environment
  • Excellent career growth opportunities
  • Highly diversified and international teams and programs
  • Legendary, young and growing multicultural team
  • Freedom to innovate
Harmandir Kaur Raina |
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