National Business Managers – North / South

National Business Managers – North / South
Due to the continued growth of Wynnstay, we are recruiting National Business Managers in the North, including Midlands, North England & North Wales, and in the South, including South England & South Wales.
Are you seeking your next challenging career step in leadership and business management? Are you passionate about agriculture, sales and service, and people management and development? Do you feel you can add value and contribute strategically to the delivery of our strategic plan? 

We have an exciting new opportunity for a high-performing and enthusiastic individual who is looking for a rewarding career delivering excellence and supporting the development of our agricultural merchandising and field sales operation.

With a turnover in excess of £500 million, and more than 900 valued employees Nationally, 100 years of successful operations have laid the foundations for Wynnstay’s core values concept of THRIVE:       
Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value creation, Environmental Sustainability.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading the development, review and delivery of annual agreed sales targets 
  • Profitably growing and developing all regional merchandising and sales activity 
  • Leading and managing regional budget, projecting sales and determining profitability
  • Sales reporting to support effective management and expansion 
  • Driving collaboration through all routes to market 
  • Monitoring customer and sales trends regionally to enhance future sales strategies
  • Complaints management
  • Achieving credit control targets
  • Developing marketing and product management campaigns to promote the Wynnstay brand 
  • Personnel compliance under your remit
  • Keeping abreast with a constantly changing industry, anticipating market trends, competitive threats, and commercial opportunities
  • Mentoring relevant staff ensuring they are effective in their role
  • Leading project work, including new store launches and joint venture integration

The Person:
The successful candidate will:

  • Have a broad understanding of the Agricultural industry, along with an affinity for the farmer customer
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in similar role or at the level of Sales Manager or multi store merchandising management in an agricultural sales capacity
  • Possess sound commercial acumen, experience of cost control and planning, prioritising and organising work to meet targets
  • Be a lateral, innovative thinker, and problem-solver able to contribute & define future sales strategy
  • Be a motivational team-leader focused on managing, supporting and developing their team to achieve their full potential
  • Have good knowledge of Sales/Marketing techniques, research and analysis
  • Be self-disciplined, with excellent time management skills, and flexible in order to achieve results
  • Possess good inter-personal skills and ability to deal with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Be self-confident, decisive and resilient with the ability to thrive under pressure in a fast moving challenging environment
  • Be hungry for sales and driven to succeed

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive:

  • Profit related annual bonus
  • Employee discount at Wynnstay depots
  • 31 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Save As You Earn schemes
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company car
  • Health Insurance

To apply, please submit your CV together with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role via the apply button now.

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