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S224 - Key Account Manager - East Anglia

De Lacy Executive has been asked to recruit an ambitious and commercially able individual to join a UK sales team as a Key Account Manager to be based in East Anglia.The main focus of this new role will be to build on existing customer relationships and to develop new ones (with an emphasis on UK export markets); to achieve agreed volumes and margins. Relationships are to be built on trust, provision of sound advice and innovative supply solutions that deliver value for both the customer and company.

De Lacy Executive has been asked to recruit an ambitious and commercially able individual to join a UK sales team as a Key Account Manager to be based in East Anglia.

The main focus of this new role will be to build on existing customer relationships and to develop new ones (with an emphasis on UK export markets); to achieve agreed volumes and margins. Relationships are to be built on trust, provision of sound advice and innovative supply solutions that deliver value for both the customer and company.

The appointed individual will also assist in the coordination, management and communication right along the supply chain from customer through to operations and raw material procurement, helping to optimise and balance customer needs and business profitability. International travel to visit key customers overseas will also be another element of this role.

This role will suit candidates with work experience within the agricultural supply trade, perhaps with an agricultural merchant or grain company as a farm trader, sales person, or analyst, who are now seeking a new challenge in a fast paced international setting.

Candidate Requirements: -

Educated to degree level (preferably Agriculture/Food Science/Life Science related).

Post-graduate commercial/management degree - helpful but not essential.

An appreciation of global agricultural and commodity markets from an economic international trade perspective.

A strong communicator/influencer with the ability to develop solid long-term relationships across a range of levels and international cultures.

Customer Relationship Management experience with an established track record.

Understanding of logistics and global shipping methods and practices.

A "can do" attitude and ability to multitask.

Close attention to detail.

Good interpersonal/team-working skills.

Sound decision making based on sound judgement.

An ability to work to tight deadlines and in a pressurised environment to deliver exceptional results.

An international outlook cultural sensitivity.

Willingness to travel overseas up to 20% of time.

Ability to use usual business software - Word/Excel/PowerPoint and ideally some ERP experience.

Salary - Competitive package and benefits depending on experience

Interested to apply or to know more? Please call Sarah Milburn on 01885 485 527 or email: sarahmilburn@delacyexecutive.co.uk

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Thank you.

De Lacy Executive, established in 2000, is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors. Experienced practical and allied trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees recruitment practice. Registered and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

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Summary

  • Ref: S224
  • Type: Buyer, Commercial Support, Farm trader, Grain/Commodities/Forwarder/Desk trader, Project Manager, Sales, Sales B2B
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, EAST ANGLIA,