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Ruminant Feed Sales Specialist

Ref No: FVF/RFSS/11/20

Location: Moira HQ
Closing Date: 27th November 2020

Due to an internal promotion, an exciting opportunity has become available to take over a substantial and well-established sales ledger in the Co. Down and Co. Armagh area.

Fane Valley is the leading Agri supply Co-op in Northern Ireland with two modern feed mills in Omagh and Newry and Agri stores across the province.  With a strong technical support proposition, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to improving its farmer customers’ businesses, providing superlative service and the best quality feeds on the market.

Due to an internal promotion, an exciting opportunity has become available to take over a substantial and well-established sales ledger in the Co. Down and Co. Armagh area.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Ruminant Feed Sales Specialist will be responsible for maximising existing business and developing new business in the sales area.

The Role:

  • To deliver ambitious growth strategies across the sales area to increase feed sales to new and existing customers;
  • Provide customers with technical advice and support on ruminant nutrition, diet formulation and feeding practice to maximise milk production and live weight gain;
  • Increase feed sales and market share within the sales territory and maximise new business development opportunities;
  • Liaise with sales and technical team to assist in the development of a product range to best suit the feeding requirements of customers within the territory;
  • Understanding farmer’s needs and introducing suitable products and services.

The Person:

  • Possess sound knowledge of and an interest in the Northern Ireland agri food industry;
  • Previous relevant sales experience;
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Be IT literate;
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative and within a busy team;
  • Show attention to detail and able to prioritise a busy workload;
  • Have a Full UK Driving Licence or equivalent;
  • Ideally hold a 3rd level qualification in agriculture or a related discipline;
  • Ideally have a sound knowledge and experience of ruminant production and nutrition.

In return the company offers an attractive salary and benefits package, generous commission, a structured training and development programme and a company car.

To request an application form please contact the HR Department at Fane Valley.  Email: hr@fanevalley.com, Tel: (028) 92 610480 or apply directly through our Get Got portal.

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About Us

Fane Valley is the leading Agri supply Co-op in Northern Ireland with two modern feed mills in Omagh and Newry and Agri stores across the province. With a strong technical support proposition, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to improving its farmer customers’ businesses, providing superlative service and the best quality feeds on the market.

With one of the most modern animal feed manufacturing facilities in Europe, Fane Valley Feeds is committed to manufacturing the highest quality feeds for our customers. Both our Omagh and Newry sites operate to UFAS manufacturing standards and our delivery fleet is TASCC assured.

Culture

Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Fane Valley Feeds is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.

Benefits

In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.