The Lucas Group
 
Job Title Territory Manager (VIC)
Date Posted 8/2/2018
Area/Specialty FERTILISER/ALL
Location Bendigo, Shepparton, Echuca, VIC
Country Australia
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Position Id SM3037
Job Description

- Use your industry knowledge & strong interpersonal skills

- Leaders in agricultural product development, innovation & research

- Flexible base location in Northern VIC

Our Client

This company specialises in high analysis trace element suspension concentrates and liquid crop nutrition products for enhancing yield and quality in all broadacre, horticulture, viticulture, fodder and turf enterprises. They aim to deliver benefits to growers through the focused provision of essential nutrients. Due to company growth, they seek a Territory Manager to continue to build and manage existing business relationships with a focus on developing new markets.

Position

Customer focused, the Territory Manager (VIC) will be responsible for maximising the sales revenue, margin and volume of company products within the designated territory through extensive contact with distributor clients and key influencers of buying decisions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop sales plans by client and product
  • Implement market and technical support strategies to achieve sales targets
  • Maintain close relationships with key accounts
  • Provide training, product knowledge and accurate advice on product use
  • Assist growers in the territory to identify specific opportunities for improvement
  • Develop new business opportunities
  • Provide monthly progression reports on performance

Location and Travel

This role will require extensive travel and being away from home regularly. As such, an unencumbered drivers licence will be required, and the base location of this role is flexible (Bendigo, Echuca, Shepperton region preferred).

Skills and Experience

  • Sound understanding of agronomy principles across horticulture / broadacre crops
  • Practical knowledge of the development and implementation of sales strategies (crop and soil nutrition experience preferred)
  • Outstanding sales and influencing skills
  • Ability to initiate new client contacts and follow through to closing a sale
  • Commercial acumen and understanding of the challenges and economics of rural distribution

Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in business or agricultural science whilst not essential would be highly advantageous

Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Sarah Malik on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number SM3037, or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.

THE LUCAS GROUP