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S212 - Technical Sales Manager - Seed - East Midlands

De Lacy Executive has been engaged to recruit a Technical Sales Manager in the East Midlands for one of the UKs leading plant breeding and seed companies. The company combines the sales from their own plant breeding programmes with UK distributorships for leading plant breeding companies. They are a major player in the UK seed sector. This role will support Head of Seed Treatment in order to create a strategy for developing and increasing business as well as building and maintaining strong, long lasting customer relationships with key accounts and suppliers.

De Lacy Executive has been engaged to recruit a Technical Sales Manager in the East Midlands for one of the UKs leading plant breeding and seed companies. The company combines the sales from their own plant breeding programmes with UK distributorships for leading plant breeding companies. They are a major player in the UK seed sector. This role will support Head of Seed Treatment in order to create a strategy for developing and increasing business as well as building and maintaining strong, long lasting customer relationships with key accounts and suppliers.

Job Responsibilities:

Implement strategic plans for seed treatment and work with the Head of Department to meet financial targets.

Increase customer base and increase sales to key targets; source and find new business, especially out of main production season and with new species.

Become a technical specialist for seeds and seed treatments to help understand market requirements.

Develop new product forms, including plant protection products.

Using product and market knowledge, support the logistics team to forecast seed treatment production requirements.

Requirements:

Degree in relevant subject is desirable or equivalent by experience

PA1 qualification

BASIS (Seed Sellers) qualification

Experience working in technical product promotion, sales or customer service.

Key account experience and /or long term customer relationship management.

In depth technical seed treatment and/or plant protection product knowledge.

Able to communicate appropriately with team members and internal and external contacts.

Good attention to detail.

Good literacy and numeracy skills.

Computer literate.

Equally capable of working alone or as part of a team.

An appreciation for flexibility in order to meet production/ business/ work demands.

This role requires significant business travel in the UK. A full driving license is required.

This role requires some business travel within Europe which may occur outside standard working hours.

Extremely competitive salary will commensurate with experience and relevant qualifications. Interested to apply or to know more? Please call Sarah Milburn on 01885 485 527 or email: sarahmilburn@delacyexecutive.co.uk

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Any details you provide will be securely retained and will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview. 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.

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Summary

  • Ref: S212
  • Type: Commercial Support, Sales, Technical Manager, Technical Support
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, EAST MIDLANDS,