UK Commercial Manager - Swine

UK Commercial Manager - Swine

Our client provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. This Global company operates in 70 countries. De Lacy Executive have been engaged to recruit for the position of UK Commercial Manager - Swine.

This exciting and senior position is a UK Commercial Lead for the Swine Business within their broader Premix and Nutrition business. The role can be home based, but with extensive UK travel and a base at their offices in Yorkshire

We are looking for someone who has extensive experience and knowledge of the UK swine feed sector, technical nutrition knowledge, commercial dexterity and can lead ateam from the front.

Main areas of responsibility;

  • Lead a team of 3 Swine Key Account Managers for Swine
  • Focus on expanding product offering to established key accounts and growing smaller/ medium sized pig producers into larger agribusinesses
  • Ensure the Swine business Aligns to the multiyear sales strategy
  • Lead the development and execution of the commercial strategy for the UK Swine business
  • Develop commercial team capabilities (technical/ commercial) both in capacity and quality
  • Provide leadership for the commercial Swine team
  • Work extensively with the Sales and Technical Team to service and grow existing customers and develop new relationships with prospects
  • Define pricing and other longer term commercial terms and conditions
  • Ensuring best practice to local and wider company principles
  • Manage the sales process, including budgeting, forecasting, sales reports and analysis and utilize key account management tools

You will have;

  • Proven track record in delivering business growth in premix/nutritional solutions in the Swine industry
  • Technical understanding of swine production
  • Proven commercial team leadership with direct supervision of front line sales supervisors and/or customer facing sales professionals
  • A focus on results and strategy
  • Thorough understanding of local/ regional market dynamics
  • Demonstrated track record of growing sales within selected customer segments
  • Proven key account management skills
  • Strong commercial and negotiation skills
  • Consultative selling and coaching skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to work in a team or on own initiative
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in fluent English
  • Full UK driver's license
  • University degree (or equivalent) preferably in a related subject (Animal Nutrition Science or an MBA preferred) or substantial relevant experience

Remuneration;

Competitive basic, car, bonus, private health care, pension scheme and full benefits package

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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