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H135 - Commercial Opportunity - Livestock Sector - South

Our client seeks an ambitious person with the potential to grow into a senior role and be involved with key aspects of the business. The company is very well respected, established and profitable. It has an intelligent, strategic and forward looking approach to its market.

People genuinely enjoy working for our client and there is the potential to make this job your own. There would be significant career opportunities available for the successful candidate.

This is a new role designed to provide additional senior resource and expertise as the business continues to develop and is part of a medium/long term succession plan. The successful candidate will work alongside the Feed Sales Director, generating margin for the company, with particular focus on strategy and business process development.

The role would be based out of an office which has a dynamic and fast moving environment.

Key Responsibilities: A great deal of variety will be offered to a team player who is sufficiently adaptable to assist in the management of a number of business activities with growing levels of responsibility and specialism. These may include Marketing, Sales, Pricing, Transport, Competitor Analysis, Purchasing or Strategic Planning.

Key Attributes:

The ideal candidate will have a few years experience in the commercial side of the agricultural industry.

Applicants with experience in one or more of the disciplines described above will be welcome.

A livestock sector background would be helpful but is not essential.

Assertiveness, proactivity and diplomacy skills are critical along with the ability to "make things happen".

The ability to take initiative yet act for and with the team is critically important.

Resourcefulness, diligence and an eye for detail plus the intellect to explore and challenge management issues will be vital.

The ability to keep "many balls in the air" will be essential.

The Rewards: This role will attract a remuneration package commensurate with experience and reflecting the responsibilities to be undertaken.

A contribution to relocation costs may be available.

The next step? Please call for more information about this exciting role. Harriet Smith on 01885 485528. Alternatively please e-mail your enquiry or CV (in Word or RTF format please, not PDF) to

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This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 10th January 2017
  • Ref: H135
  • Type: Commercial Support, Economist/Banker/Accountant/Analyst/Insurance, Grain/Commodities/Forwarder/Desk trader, Logistics/Warehouse/Distribution Manager, Manufacturing/Facilities/Production Manager, Project Manager, Secretary/Administrator/HR/Recruitment, Tec
  • Salary: This role will attract a remuneration package commensurate with experience and reflecting the responsibilities to be undertaken.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, SOUTH,