KEY JOB PURPOSE:
Based in Cambridge, the key purpose of this job as “Biosolids Sales & Marketing Manager” will be to be responsible for Sales & Marketing of Biosolids & other waste derived products produced by this major utilities company. To secure sales, deliver a forward plan of outlets/sales & proactively manage external stakeholders within the legislative & Internal standard frameworks. To develop a sales strategy and ensure financial performance and a consistent approach to customer product and service provision. To coach, support and performance manage the sales & marketing team of seven people. You will manage a budget circa £700k p.a.
The role will involve management of overall sales process, to ensure overall revenue is in line with annual target, with appropriate outlets sourced in order to ensure that haulage & spreading costs are within budgets. Provide suitable sales outlets for the production of biosolids & waste derived products (including water sludges) in line with financial revenue & cost targets. As well as product support, promotion and customer service legislative compliance, and adherence to internal standards, including quality & environmental management systems as well as strong people management.
A major water utilities company.
- Degree/HND – preferably in an agricultural discipline
- Substantial experience & knowledge of farming practises, reclamation and organic recycling operations.
- Substantial Sales & marketing experience in a management role.
- People & communication skills - ability to deal effectively with people at all levels (internally & externally).
- Biosolids experience
- Computer literate – experienced in Microsoft Products (Excel; Word; Powerpoint etc)
- Leadership skills and management experience
- Logistics management and contracting knowledge
- Financial reporting
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting biosolids recycling
- FACTS and BASIS qualified
- Waste Management & Marketing Qualifications desirable, but not essential
Circa £53k basic (dependent upon level and experience). The benefits package is extremely competitive, including a company car, annual bonus of up to 17.5%, private healthcare and a very competitive bonus scheme.
Please email your CV to Rebekah@agriRS.co.uk
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