Commercial Director | Horticulture | Midlands

England, West Midlands
Closing date
4 Jul 2021
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Commercial Director | Horticulture | Midlands
Are you an experienced commercial professional with a background in amenity horticulture? If so, we want to hear from you.
Salary: Competitive base salary + package

About Our Client
Our client is a well-established supplier of the amenity landscaping sector. They grow the majority of their products and are well-known for the range of quality stock that they offer. From their sites, they supply multiple customer channels and work together as a team to deliver the best results. They have an experienced and knowledgeable team that help one another deliver results. The business has significantly invested in its sites to maximise efficiency. They are very focused on their green credentials and sustainability too.

About the Role
This role is all about delivering sales and increased profitable business. You will utilise your knowledge of the landscape supply market to build lasting relationships with clients and deliver commercial results. You will look for new business opportunities and create commercial strategies to make the most of opportunities in the market. You will lead and motivate your team to deliver your commercial strategy and produce YOY business growth. You will utilise your knowledge and experience with plants to ensure that customers are supplied with products that are fit for purpose.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a strong amenity horti background and will come from a background in supplying the landscaping sector. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to grow a customer base, secure business orders and develop existing relationships. You will need to be comfortable dealing with numbers, pricing and negotiating with clients and securing business. You will be a leader and able to motivate a team to deliver sales plans and objectives. Planning, admin and IT skills are a must-have. You will have a proven background in working to and exceeding sales targets and will be self-motivated.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have an excellent knowledge of a variety of plants. You will need to be an excellent communicator and be able to build lasting relationships with customers and deliver commercial strategies.

Application Process
The successful applicant will move through multiple interview stages. This can take time to complete. The first stage will likely be online to help expedite this process.

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply via the link. To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Tom on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM13057


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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