European Business Development Manager – Agricultural Machinery / Equipment. Very Competitive Salary + bonus + Benefits Package!!

Posted 04 December 2020
SalaryVery Competitive Salary + bonus + Excellent Benefits Package!!
Job type Permanent
Contact NameClaire Morgan

Job description

European Business Development Manager – Agricultural Machinery / Equipment. Very Competitive Salary + bonus + Benefits Package!!

My client, a North American company specialising in the supply of specialist Agricultural and Horticultural equipment to the commercial and retail markets, are seeking a European Development Manager.

To play a pivotal role in the European business unit expansion focused on dealer development and business to business commercial customers.  The successful candidate will lead the sales revenue for the region with an emphasis on the commercial business and building a dealership network, while supporting the management of a team of Territory Managers who will drive the Retail business.

You will have experience of managing a remote team.  Be a confident leader.  Possess good account management, dealer development, sales, budgeting and reporting skills.

This position reports direct to the Managing Director in North America.

The Candidate:

  • Experience within a similar Machinery focused role - Agriculture / Horticulture / Agronomy / Hydroponics etc
  • Previous Experience of managing a sales team.
  • Able to travel extensively.
  • English is a must, Spanish, German are strong assets
  • 5 years of Business Development and Sales Management experience.
  • Technical Machinery experience is a must (agriculture, equipment, horticulture)
  • Demonstrate a ‘roll up the sleeves’ attitude
  • Post-secondary education is a must; technical or engineering an asset
  • Demonstrated technical abilities (communicating, hands-on, problem solving)
  • Willingness to travel to meet with customers throughout Europe
  • Proven success in communicating with various styles of personalities
  • Knowledge of sales processes, CRM tools, territory planning abilities; Salesforce an asset.
  • Sound communication skills (oral, listening, written)
  • A high degree of integrity
  • Full Drivers Licence.

The Package:

A competitive remuneration package is available based on prior experience.

Please email your CV to Claire Morgan, Recruitment Director to  admin@agriRS.co.uk  

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.

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