KWS UK Ltd. is an innovative seed breeder with a commanding position in the UK seed supply industry across many different sectors and an unrivalled reputation for high quality genetics, in-depth technical knowledge and great service. We’re determined to match our breeding programmes to the precise requirements of our customers and trade partners as agriculture evolves over the years ahead and equally keen to ensure our products and thinking open up as many opportunities as possible for them in the future. Key to achieving this is ensuring that we can service all our stake holders through our sales channels and in order to achieve this we are looking for an inspiring and commercially-focused UK Key Account Manager. This is a full-time, permanent position based in Thriplow near Cambridge.
What you can expect in this role:We’re looking for an enthusiastic team player to lead, manage and develop our sales activities for the KWS UK product range and communicate this to all relevant stakeholders in a positive and professional manner. Leading our sales activities, you will be responsible for the sales and management of our trade distributors with a focus on our cereal, oilseed & pulse portfolios in line with our targets. Full budgeting, implementing and forecasting responsibility of our sales activities in line with our objectives. Business report creation and analysis. Development of new sales initiatives Maintaining a regular dialogue with our trade customer base reporting on progress of varietal development and changes within the agricultural environment. Organising and presenting at regular meetings with associated stakeholders and customer groups. Working with product managers to ensure our messages are delivered in a professional manner in line with our strategy. Managing relationships with the farming community and the information flow between parties.
What you bring in:
Able to meet deadlines and manage budgets for sales and commercial activities Entrepreneurial, self-motivated, trustworthy and able to work unsupervised Excellent communication, presentation and relationship building skills Be willing to travel across the UK and hold a UK driving licence.
30 days of annual leave plus bank holidays Highly competitive Pension Scheme with 16% Company contribution and 1.2% minimum employee contribution Life Assurance, of three times annual salary Income Protection Plan at 75% of salary for long-term illness and disability for a period of three years Private Health Care Plan Profit Related Bonus Scheme Membership of Lifestyles discount scheme Reduced diesel prices from the company’s fuel pump A fun working environment where we take care of each other. We also organize social events such as a Summer Staff BBQ, a Christmas party and charity fundraising events
Did we spark your interest? Then apply now via our online portal and send us your documents (cover letter, resume, certificates). We look forward to getting to know you!