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M554 - Area Manager - Cambs/South Lincs/Northants

Leading Crop Protection manufacturer is now seeking an area manager/account manager in the Peterborough area - BASIS qualification preferred - great long term career opportunity.

Great opportunity to join a leading global agrochemical manufacturer as an Area Manager to cover the Cambridgeshire/South Lincolnshire/Northamptonshire area. The company is very well known, a brand leader, and has a proven range of high quality crop protection products. The appointed individual will pick up key accounts and manage and develop the area, interacting with the main distributors, farmers, growers, processors, packers, agricultural merchants, and agronomists across the region. Other key responsibilities will include technical product support, give product presentations, some farmer meetings, and supporting the selling of a top quality range of crop protection products.

Candidates will ideally have previous experience in the Agriculture or Arable Crops Sector or Agrochemicals - or may currently be working in Agronomy, Sales, Marketing, Product Management, Account Management, Field Trials, Research Development, Farm Management, Farm Liaison , Farm Trading, Farm Consultancy, Estate Management or similar and now feel ready to progress into a varied and challenging new role.

Candidate Requirements:-

Relevant qualification (HND/degree) in Agriculture, Agronomy, Biology or similar - preferred

Sound technical knowledge of, and passion for, UK agriculture, farming and crop growing.

Some knowledge of crop protection products - although full product training can be given.

BASIS qualified (or have the ability to gain the BASIS qualification quickly).

Previous experience of building business relationships, or product support, or selling agricultural products.

Excellent communications skills both written and verbal.

Confident, credible, self-starter.

Able to work autonomously.

Full UK driving licence

Location - Cambridgeshire / South Lincolnshire/ Northamptonshire - home based

Salary - Excellent salary package + company car + incentivised bonus + generous benefits.

If you are interested in this opportunity please send your CV to Margaret Wilkinson or for a confidential discussion please call Margaret on 01885 485526 / 07875 197231. Thank you.

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  • Added: 3rd March 2016
  • Ref: M554
  • Type: Agronomist (Must be BASIS accredited in UK), Farm trader, Fieldsman, R D Manager, Sales, Sales B2B, Technical Manager, Technical Support
  • Salary: Excellent salary package + company car + bonus + generous benefits.