A leading independent grain and seed merchanting business in East Anglia is looking to recruit a Seed Manager to head up its seed department. The business is an established and profitable agricultural merchant and has seen steady growth over a number of years. The opportunity has arisen for an experienced seeds professional to take the seed department to the next level.

This is a hands-on, yet strategic role, and would suit either a progressive and ambitious seed professional looking for the next step up the career ladder, or for an established manager looking for a fresh challenge.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and grow a profitable seed department
  • Expand the current market options and build existing and new commercial relationships
  • Building on the on-farm multiplication strengths of the existing business
  • Lead and manage a seed department and small team
  • Build and maintain customer, supplier and breeder relationships to develop business
  • Sit on the Management team of the business.

 

Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of 4 – 5 years’ experience in an arable seed sales/seed production environment
  • Industry knowledge
  • Hands-on but also strategically focussed
  • A confident communicator
  • Well organised and determined
  • Demonstrable business acumen, including management ability

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious seeds professional to join the management team of a successful independent business, and develop the seeds business to its full potential.

Location: East Anglia – please call Brian for precise location details.

Salary: Competitive salary dependant on experience, plus profit related bonus scheme and benefits commensurate with the position.

 

Please call Brian Hutchison on 07765 222625 for further details and a confidential chat about this opportunity or email your CV to brian@hunterchaseconsultants.co.uk