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Sales Manager

Ref No: FV/SM/07/23

Location: Moira HQ
Closing Date: 28th July 2023

We now wish to appoint a Sales Manager to oversee the management of our Agronomy and Forage sales team.

The Role:

  • Based in Moira and reporting to the Agronomy and Forage Services Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day management of the Agronomy and Forage Sales team;
  • Leading, supporting and motivating the Agronomy and Forage sales team to increase sales and market share of cereal seed, grass seed, ag-chemical, granulated lime, fertiliser, forage additives, feed supplements and technical services to new and existing customers.

The Person:

  • Candidates will be educated to degree level in agriculture, agricultural science, crop production or a related discipline and have 5 years sales management experience in a fastmoving commercial environment;
  • A comprehensive understanding of the agricultural industry in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland;
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Have an excellent business acumen with commercial focus and be able to deliver on targets;
  • Have a proven record of providing high levels of customer service and support;
  • Ideally have previous experience of leading, managing and motivating a sales team;
  • Ideally be a qualified BASIS and FACTS Adviser.

In return the company offers an attractive salary with bonus, a benefits package, a company car and excellent career progression opportunities.

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About Us

Fane Valley Co-operative is a progressive agri-food business based in Moira, Northern Ireland. Operating across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and Belgium the Co-op has interests in red meat processing (beef, lamb and edible offals), the production of beef dripping, fully integrated duck production & processing, porridge oats & breakfast cereal, animal feed manufacturing, agricultural supplies and the provision of agronomy and forage services.

Formed in 1903, Fane Valley remains 100% farmer owned. The business, which now employs 2,750 people, continues to grow through a strategy of organic growth and targeted acquisitions.


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


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.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better