Horticultural Technical Sales Manager for Omex Agriculture Limited

Location
Southern England
Salary
Highly competitive remuneration package
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Omex is a market-leading group of companies, enjoying global success in the manufacture of complex liquid formulations, notably suspensions, together with the supply of foliar Health Promoters and the delivery of complete crop nutrition services.  With an impressive track record of research, technical innovation and unique product development, Omex operates successfully across the whole of UK agriculture.

A successful and growing business in horticulture is dedicated to supplying innovative products to the most forward thinking and influential growers of soft fruit, top fruit, protected edibles and ornamentals

The Company is seeking to recruit a Horticultural Technical Sales Manager for Southern England to promote and accelerate the expansion of sales of horticultural foliar and speciality fertilisers.

Key tasks include:

·         To achieve annual volume and revenue targets as agreed. To do so by selling to large and influential growers based on sound and appropriate technical advice. Principle focus will be on soft fruit, top fruit, protected edibles and ornamental crops.

·         Develop close working relationships with distributor and independent agronomists. Support them on farm if required. Influence their decision making process to promote Omex product range where technically appropriate.

·         Prepare, agree and implement a comprehensive sales plan to achieve sales growth and deliver exceptional customer services

·         Develop technical expertise in a particular crop sector (e.g. such as protected veg or soft fruit). Develop technical expertise in particular product groups (e.g. plant health promoters)

Ideally candidates will have both BASIS and FACTS certification for horticulture and a horticultural based qualification would be an additional advantage. Individuals will need to demonstrate a successful commercial and technical track record in the horticultural sector. Working from a home base the successful candidate will be highly self-motivated, tenacious and have the stature, technical authority and the right interpersonal skills to develop strong personal relationships both with customers and colleagues.

There is a full and highly competitive remuneration package for the successful candidate.

For a confidential discussion about the role and to view a comprehensive job description, please call Brian Hutchison of Hunter Chase Consultants on 01778 440321 or email your CV with a covering letter to brian@hunterchaseconsultants.co.uk.