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A567 - Field Sales Development Manager - Food Sector - England

De Lacy Executives client provides a market-leading and rapidly-growing SAAS (web-based software as a service) transparency platform to the Food Industry.

De Lacy Executives client provides a market-leading and rapidly-growing SAAS (web-based software as a service) transparency platform to the Food Industry.

Their software is unique and it is fast becoming the industry solution to this ever-increasing requirement and the future is very exciting.

The Company is rapidly growing its sales and client management team in line with current demand for its services, combined with exciting and ambitious growth plans. Its clients already include many of the UKs leading food retailers. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing new business opportunities on national scale within a wide range of food-sectors including the agri-food supply chain.

Working in a dynamic environment, the role requires the ability to land and develop key clients on a consistent basis. Sound knowledge and a passion for the food industry is vital. Equally important is that candidates demonstrate the credibility, presence, work ethic, honesty, ambition and absolute desire to succeed and meet monthly sales targets.

This home-based role involves extensive travel throughout the UK and as a result you will need to be a highly organised individual with a systematic but flexible and positive can-do work ethos, coupled with attention to detail, self-motivation and the enthusiasm to succeed.

The role:

You will be responsible for delivering and producing forecasts, contributing towards budget formation, and maintaining full accountability for all commercial activity via contact reports and maintenance of the CRM database.

You will ideally have existing technical procurement contacts within the food industry, and will be expected to prospect for new clients. The company already has a significant pipeline of sales prospects, which the successful candidate will be expected to convert and build relationships with.

You be comfortable discussing all aspects of Technical, Risk, Procurement

Category, Sustainability CSR.

Candidate Requirements:

Highly motivated, entrepreneurial, hard-working and results driven

Proven ability to close a deal

Previous commercial experience within the food/Agri-food industry or SaaS environment

Proven experience of working within a fast-paced sales environment

Strong negotiating, influencing and communication skills

Creative in overcoming objections finding solutions

Confident in delivering presentations

Quality focused and commercially minded

Work on own initiative, is flexible, positive and confident

IT literate

Full UK driving licence

Remuneration:

An excellent remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate to include a highly competitive salary plus bonus and company pension.

To apply for this new career opportunity:

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to amandalatham@delacyexecutive.co.uk

For more information please call: Amanda Latham on Office: 01885 483440, DDI: 01885 485524, Mobile: 07730 218934

Please be assured that all calls are treated in complete confidence

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive is the agricultural recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors and was established in 2000. We are experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed an agricultural recruitment practice based on high ethical standards - we are approved members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UKs recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047).

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Summary

  • Ref: A567
  • Type: Agronomist (Must be BASIS accredited in UK), Buyer, Quality Assurance/Auditor, Sales, Sales B2B, Software/IT Specialist â‹
  • Salary: An excellent remuneration package is on offer to the successful candidate to include a highly competitive salary plus bonus
  • Location: LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES, SOUTH, EAST ANGLIA, EAST MIDLANDS, WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS, YORKSHIRE/HUMBERSIDE, NW ENGLAND,