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S195 - Seed Manager - West Midlands

A well established and reputable agricultural business serving farmers in the West Midlands is currently seeking a Seed Manager to join their friendly team. The business is a successful and growing one, combining traditional values of service and quality with modern technology and systems.

A well established and reputable agricultural business serving farmers in the West Midlands is currently seeking a Seed Manager to join their friendly team. The business is a successful and growing one, combining traditional values of service and quality with modern technology and systems.

The Seed Manager will have overall responsibility for seed within the business. The role will include overseeing the operational capabilities as well as developing the retail side and driving new trade.

Responsibilities will include:

Management of production staff, production scheduling and staff training.

Marketing and sales development through distributors and direct to existing client base.

Overall responsibility for all areas of seed administration, labelling and legislation.

Seed purchasing, quality, production, packaging and distribution.

Out of season on farm sales development.

Requirements:

Extensive knowledge of the seed industry and agriculture generally.

Knowledge of crop production techniques (grassland, forage and arable)

Sales and marketing experience ideal

Knowledge of seed legislation.

Seed Sampling Licence or FACTS or BASIS qualifications would be a great advantage.

Thorough and accurate organisational skills

Self motivated, driven and determined.

Ambitious and able to grow the business.

Salary: A competitive salary package is on offer to reflect the roles responsibilities. This is dependent on the applicants individual experience.

Interested to apply or to know more? Please call Sarah Milburn on 01885 485527 or email: sarahmilburn@delacyexecutive.co.uk

Thank you.

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De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business, Agri-Food and Land-based Business Sectors. It was established in 2000. The team of consultants consists of experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards.

De Lacy Executive is the only agricultural recruitment consultancy approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047) and is one of the few registered with the UKs Information Commissioners Office under the Data Protection Act.

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Summary

  • Ref: S195
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager , General Farm/Unit/Forestry Worker, Trainee - General - For subsequent management roles
  • Salary: Salary: A competitive salary package is on offer to reflect the roles responsibilities. This is dependent on the applicants individual experience.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS,