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Global Head of Sales / Sales Director – Poultry and Pig Technology – circa £100k basic!!!

Job Title: Global Head of Sales / Sales Director – Poultry and Pig Technology – circa £100k basic!!!
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK + Worldwide
Salary: Circa 100k basic + commission + share options + excellent beneifts package.
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 12372
Contact Name: Claire Morgan
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 02, 2017 10:39

Job Description

Global Head of Sales / Sales Director – Poultry and Pig Technology – circa £100k basic!


The Position:
We are currently recruiting for a Global Head of Sales / Sales Director job vacancy for a major international manufacturer of Agricultural Technology Solutions for the agricultural pig & poultry marketplace. You will be working for a major manufacturer of poultry and swine highly innovative technical solutions, specifically tailored for agricultural conditions enhancing production yields and animal welfare, with category leading durability. This Global Head of Sales role will be managing sales and the established sales team for the UK and European market, with additional international exposure globally. The successful candidate will develop and execute against the business plan, using their knowledge of the market, network contacts, commercial and negotiation skills to play a major part in seizing the market opportunity and supporting the transition of this business from their current market position to a business of global scale, through acceleration of direct customer acquisition and revenue growth.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Development and execution of the Sales and Marketing Strategy, to agreed revenue targets within agreed timescales.
  • Effective management of the sales and marketing effort of the business.
  • Building Market Intel and lead in market intel requirements to rest of the business.  Enhancing knowledge of the competitive landscape, and feeding in competitive analysis to Sales & Marketing strategies and activities.
  • Strengthen the organisations market and selling propositions, and increase market share in line with agreed targets and goals.
  • Revenue and demand pipeline generation to agreed targets and goals.
  • Customer and Distributor relationship management
  • Work effectively with other cross functional departments to deliver results.
  • Line management and leadership for BDMs (offshore staff), marketing, sales and back office teams, team meetings/briefings etc. as appropriate.

The Company:

An international and award-winning manufacturer of agricultural technology solutions for the agricultural pig & poultry marketplace.

The Candidate:

  • Ambitious driven individual with excellent industry knowledge (especially poultry and swine) and excellent network of relevant contacts.
  • Proven track record of success (10-15 yrs.) in a solution sales role within the Agri Tech sector.
  • Highly commercial individual, with a strategic outlook and pragmatic approach.
  • The ability to quickly build relationships both internally and externally, and hit the ground running.
  • Strong and effective leadership skills.
  • Proven track record in line management across sales and marketing functions.
  • Recent SME experience – previous larger company experience is also of interest
  • Self-starter who will drive results.
  • Influential communicator – required to keep commercial contacts and sales team engaged
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • International sales experience
  • Foreign language skills preferred

The Package:

Starting salary circa £100,000 basic. Plus fantastic commission, share options, full benefits package etc. As you would expect from a market leader!

If interested, then please email your CV to Claire Morgan (Recruitment Manager):  

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

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