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S291 - Farm Trader - West Midlands

De Lacy Executive are currently recruiting for a Farm Trader on a 12 month fixed term contract covering maternity leave to be based in the West Midlands. The purpose of the role is to promote, manage and develop business, products and services within an assigned sales area and to achieve agreed targets for both product volumes and profit margin of inputs, ex farm purchases and other services.

De Lacy Executive are currently recruiting for a Farm Trader on a 12 month fixed term contract covering maternity leave to be based in the West Midlands. The purpose of the role is to promote, manage and develop business, products and services within an assigned sales area and to achieve agreed targets for both product volumes and profit margin of inputs, ex farm purchases and other services.

Responsibilities:

To buy Grain, Oilseeds and Pulses from Farmer customers, both established and new.

To negotiate sales and purchase contracts within agreed price range and terms.

To plan and manage work time to maximise contact with existing and potential customers.

To manage the Credit Ledger for own sales area/customer base including collection of overdue debts.

To use business information and technical knowledge to maximise the potential of each customer.

To sell seed, fertilisers and other inputs and services to farmer customers both established and new.

To prepare and agree an annual business plan for each crop year.

Position Requirements:

Experience of working in an arable farming environment.

Experience of working in a commercial sales environment.

Experience of managing an active customer base.

Commercial awareness.

High levels of verbal and numerical reasoning ability.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with impact at all levels.

Good IT skills including Intermediate Word, PowerPoint and Excel skills

Excellent organisational skills, including prioritising workloads, meeting deadlines and managing a varied workload in a busy environment

The ability to develop effective and supportive relationships with customers and colleagues

FACTS qualified candidates would be desirable

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Are you interested?

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Sarah Milburn on: Office 01885 483440, DDI 01885 485527, Mobile 07875197231 or e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word please) to sarahmilburn@delacyexecutive.co.uk Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office, complying with the requirements of the Data Protection Act. www.delacyexecutive.co.uk

This job has now been closed.

Summary

  • Ref: S291
  • Type: Buyer, Farm trader, Grain/Commodities/Forwarder/Desk trader, Sales, Sales B2B, Trainee Sales/Trader
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS,