Business Development Manager
To support their growth strategy of providing specialised cutting edge crop protection and biotech solutions to some of the UK’s top arable farmer producers, our client now requires a Business Development Manager UK, based at home to be responsible for the UK and Ireland future growth. Recognised internationally and having a strong position in the Global Agribusiness sector, our client is part of a group of companies providing innovative products to all of their chosen business sectors as well as gaining a significant reputation for adding value to their customers businesses.
This senior position reports to the UK Commercial Manager and is a pivotal appointment for the success of the business. The primary focus of this exciting opportunity is managing and maximising the sales and margin of the total product range, as well as managing the routes to market including major distributor sales and merchant partners. Providing technical and sales support to the distributor teams will also be a key part of the role as will be delivering service support to the diverse customer base. The role also offers the opportunity to be totally responsible for the commercial performance of strategic accounts.
To be successful you will need to have the relevant sales experience and technical background gained in a relevant agribusiness as well as excellent communication and relationship building skills to develop sales and margins across the customer base. This role would be ideal for someone who wishes to make their next career move into commercial management. Crop protection experience and FACTS and or BASIS qualification would also be a distinct advantage but not necessarily essential as well as experience in sales to distributors. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and the required mix of experience and qualities we require, please get in touch with Darren Houghton at Eden Search & Select for a confidential discussion on 0203 795 7735