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Agri-Food Business Development Manager South East – Leinster

Agri-Food Business Development Manager – South East

Optimize are currently looking to recruit an experienced candidate who has a well-established network within the Agri Food sector. The ideal candidate will be commercially focused and driven to succeed in the Agri- Food sector.
Key Skills

  • Ability to develop a strong relationship with buyers and sellers
  • Ability to source new sellers of products relevant to the business portfolio
  • Strong commercial sense
  • Understanding of agriculture essential and an understanding of renewable energy
  • Negotiation skills are a key element of this role
  • Commercial sense in order to optimise sale whilst maintaining good customer relations
  • Good organisational skills
  • Gain the trust of customers and to as the ‘go-to’ person
  • Charismatic, have an interest in people and take time to understand their needs
  • This person needs to be a self-starter, competitive, persuasive & inspirational with drive to achieve & handle a variety of tasks. Be able to cope with unexpected interruptions and be a problem solver
  • Strong IT skills

Key Responsibilities

  • Source new products suppliers to complement the existing supplier base
  • Maintain and develop sales with current customer base
  • Resource and bring on board new products to sell to existing and new customers
  • Provide technical information and back-up relevant to the company products portfolio
  • Actively monitor and ensure all accounts are within credit limits

Qualifications & Experience

  • Food or Agricultural Science degree or relevant experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a trading environment

For additional information and a confidential discussion on this and similar opportunities contact Brian on 056 7786631/086 820 2188 or via e-mail through the link provided.
Please e-mail your CV with the Vacancy Reference Number: BW – 18789 in the title of the mail.
All application dealt within the strictest confidence and your CV will not be released without your prior approval.

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