Commercial Manager (Biocontrol)
Commercial Manager (Bio Controls)
We are working exclusively with an industry leading team of consultants who pride themselves on delivering industry-leading agronomic advice and support to wide range of UK fruit growers along with a range of growers of high value innovative field crops. Along with their industry leading advice, our client also procures a wide range of Horticultural products that are tailored specifically for their extensive network of UK growers. Due on-going success, there is now a vacancy for a Commercial Manager for bio-controls for use within the soft & protected salad sectors. The successful candidate will be part of the team located in the heart of the Garden of England in Kent.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will be required to develop strong relationships with a range of European suppliers. You will be responsible for all product procurement, planning, programming, budgets and product development. A key part of this exciting opportunity is also business development throughout the UK Fruit & Salads sector. To be successful within this area you MUST have a technical/agronomic/R&D track record. We are NOT looking for just a “sales manager”.
The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years commercial experience within the Horticultural industry. The skill sets required include a good negotiator, someone able to plan and organise their day with a good eye for detail, and an excellent communicator. The successful individual will have the ambition, drive and ability to develop the business and truly shape its future.
• Salary : £Competitive + company vehicle + pension + bonus
Location : Kent