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Commercial Manager Smyths Daleside Feeds

11 months ago Ireland 145 views
Milling since 1865 Smyths Daleside are the leading manufacturer of animal feed in the Northwest of Ireland. For over 155 years, we have been making the highest quality feeds with the aim of exceeding our customers’ expectations. We now invite applications for the following permanent position at our Ballindrait mill. The Role: Working in conjunction with the General Manager the Commercial Manager will be responsible for managing the Smyths Daleside sales and technical team to deliver a strategy to increase market share in existing markets and maximise new business development opportunities. • To lead, manage and motivate a team of sales/technical professionals to maintain and develop business with existing and new customers; • To assume responsibility for all feed (ruminant, horse, pig & poultry) and fertiliser sales within the business; • Research and develop a product range that meets the needs of the marketplace, supported by the relevant technical expertise; • Maintain and develop existing and new customer relationships through planned individual account support, including key retail accounts, merchants accounts, buying groups and agents; • To maintain, utilise and further develop the Smyths Daleside online customer relationship management system in conjunction with the wider Fane Valley Group; • Manage reporting of relevant management and financial information for all sales and marketing related activity, with an annual budget in place; • Drive profitability through increasing sales & controlling costs whilst maintaining company operating standards. The Person: • Degree level qualification in a relevant discipline; • Knowledge and awareness of the agricultural industry in Ireland; • Minimum of 5 years’ commercial experience with ability to demonstrate significant achievement in same; • Experience of leading/managing a sales team and building and maintaining key customer relationships; • Experience of introducing new processes and managing change; • Experience of developing and implementing budgets and team/ employee KPI’s and performance appraisals; • Able to demonstrate business acumen and commercial focus; • An enthusiastic, energetic, positive, person with strong interpersonal, IT, communication, presentation and leadership skills. To apply please forward a current CV and cover letter to the HR Manager, Smyths Daleside, Ballindrait, Lifford, Co Donegal F93 K447 or email Closing date for receipt of CV’s is 5.00pm on Monday 27th March 2023. Smyths Daleside is an equal opportunities employer Job Ref No: SD/CM/03/23
  • Company Name Smyths Daleside Feeds
  • Application deadline 5pm Monday 27th March 2023 .
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  • Location Ireland
  • Contract Type Permanent
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