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SG034 - Technical Sales Manager for Monogastric in UK and Ireland

De Lacy Executive have been engaged to recruit a Technical Sales Manager for the Pig and Poultry sector in the UK and Ireland. We are looking for a commercial person who has knowledge of the feed business, who has a strong technical background and wants to work in an international environment. This is a home based role with extensive UK travel.

Our Client is one of the worlds largest suppliers of innovative solutions in to the Animal Feed, Human Food, Crop Technology and Pet sectors. They believe in raising healthy livestock and poultry is more important now than ever before. Their products deliver optimal nutrition, feed quality, gut health and pathogen control. This privately held, family-owned and operated company, has more than 2,000 employees and operates in more than 90 countries.

De Lacy Executive have been engaged to recruit a Technical Sales Manager for the Pig and Poultry sector in the UK and Ireland. We are looking for a commercial person who has knowledge of the feed business, who has a strong technical background and wants to work in an international environment. This is a home based role with extensive UK travel.

Role Responsibilities

Support the further development of commercial activities

Be fully conversant with market size, potential and provide up to date knowledge and insight in animal nutrition and health

Planning and support of the technical product development and the performance of tests, experiments and follow-up of the results

Co-ordination and development of marketing and promotion (i.e. documentation, exhibitions) in accordance with the image and general policy of the company

Gather market information, also concerning the competitors (programs, prices)

Develop and support existing sales and sales potential in the area

Manage and implement existing and new sales projects

Explore and implement new applications for existing products

Introduce new products at a high technical level

Define and develop product marketing and technical aspects in co-operation with the Area Sales Manager and other relevant departments

Secure an optimal Customer Service by good communication with the Area Sales Manager and relevant departments

Give the necessary input in advertising and promotional activities with regard to the area

Help co-ordinate and participate in trade shows, exhibitions and seminars

Submit all relevant information on competitor activity

Management of profit margin by means of appropriate selling prices and the introduction of new products and applications

Candidate Requirements;

Minimum 3 years experience with commercial activities

Technically competent and commercially astute within the pig and poultry sector

Passionate about monogastric species

Need to be pro-active and commercially driven

Self-motivated and driven

University degree or equivalent in Animal Science, Nutrition or similar.

Good communication and social skills

Fluency in English

Discretion and Sense of responsibility

Remuneration: This position offers a competitive remuneration package which will reflect the importance of the role as well as the opportunity to work for a rapidly growing international company. The candidate will be based in the UK/Ireland and travel extensively.

Interested? For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Stuart Goodinson on: Office 01885 483440, DDI 01885 485523, Mobile 07487259401 or e-mail your CV and covering letter TO stuartgoodinson@delacyexecutive.co.uk. Thank you.

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Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

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Summary

  • Ref: SG034
  • Type: Commercial Support, Nutritionist (Commercial nutrition experience necessary or PhD), Sales B2B, Technical Manager, Technical Support, Trainee Nutritionist (Must possess HND/Degree)
  • Salary: This position offers a competitive remuneration package which will reflect the importance of the role as well as the opportunity to work for a rapidly growing international company.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, EIRE/IRELAND, NORTHERN IRELAND, NORTH WALES, SOUTH WALES, WALES, LONDON AND HOME COUNTIES, SE ENGLAND, SW ENGLAND, SOUTH, EAST ANGLIA, EAST MIDLANDS, WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS, YORKSHIRE/HUMBERSIDE, NORTHUMBERL