Genetics Consultant

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Main Purpose of Role: 

Being part of a dynamic UK Sales team, you will report to the Area Sales Manager in your area. It will be your responsibility to provide a first class breeding advisory service to dairy and beef farmers on the Cogent portfolio of products and services to achieve genetic improvement in the customer’s herd.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establishing and maintaining good customer relationships and provide excellent customer service at all times by understanding the customers business need.
  • Providing farmers with the best advice and options on how they meet their individual targets on farm and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Managing and building a portfolio of customers to achieve your individual targets.
  • To develop & maintain knowledge of the Cogent portfolio of products & services & share this knowledge with their team
  • Continually developing and improving both yourself and working practices.
  • To ensure that the Cogent policies and procedures are adhered to by themselves and their team
  • To attend agricultural events to market and promote Cogent products & services
  • To develop & maintain knowledge of the industry and market trends & share their knowledge with their team
  • To continuously develop and improve both themselves, their team and processes and procedures
  • To comply with Company policy and best practise in security, legal and regulatory compliance
  • Reviewing, planning and prioritising your daily farm visit

Essential Skills:

  • Able to consistently achieve or exceed an annual sales target 
  • Have knowledge of the Bovine Breeding Industry
  • Experience of working in a fast paced and sales focused role, achieving sales targets.
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels
  • Must have excellent customer service skills
  • Smart and tidy appearance at all times
  • Be flexible in their approach to getting the job done
  • Have a full UK driving license

Enhanced Benefits

  • Annual leave entitlement starting at 23 days plus bank holiday, increasing with length of service up to 28 days plus bank holidays
  • Matched Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance (4 times basic salary)
  • BUPA healthcare and Dental Plan
  • Long Service Awards at 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 years
  • Employee Discounts

Additional Information:

  • As part of your role you may be required to stay away from home from time to time to attend meetings and events. You may be asked to travel overseas on study tours from time to time.

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