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National Dairy Sales Manager

Advertiser: PGG WrightsonMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
7 Jan 2019
Location
Waikato, Hamilton
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
CEO & General Management, General/Business Unit Manager

National Dairy Sales Manager

Reporting to the General Manager, Livestock, the National Dairy Sales Manager takes overall accountability for the dairy livestock function and its performance, with particular emphasis on increasing dairy herd sales, maximising market share and enhancing the networking of PGG Wrightson dairy livestock representatives between the North and South Islands. The role will also play a key strategic role as a member of the Livestock Leadership team, and alongside the National Livestock Sales Manager, will be a critical leadership role for the salesforce.

Key objectives for the successful candidate include:

  • Leading an experienced team of dairy specialists and Managers; providing strategic focus and guidance together with hands-on and visible leadership - finding the balance of being in the field with the teams, modelling behaviours and driving success - while designing strategy and communicating your vision effectively
  • Driving a culture focused on safety and sustainability; including a strong focus on sustainable work practices and animal welfare
  • Working with the wider Leadership team to inspire sustainable change; and contribute as a high performing member of the Livestock Leadership Team; supporting overall planning and execution of strategic and high value, operational initiatives

Skills and experience:

  • Proven sales management and strong leadership experience; exposure and experience in the Dairy industry is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and build effective working relationships through strong communication skills
  • Experience in influence and persuasion in a consultative manner
  • A balanced and informed approach to problem solving, including change management

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Apply now or to find out more about working at PGG Wrightson or view other opportunities visit https://careers.pggwrightson.co.nz/search and enter reference number 8124SK.

Applications close on Sunday, 20 January 2019.

Reporting to the General Manager, Livestock, the National Dairy Sales Manager takes overall accountability for the dairy livestock function and its performance, with particular emphasis on increasing dairy herd sales, maximising market share and enhancing the networking of PGG Wrightson dairy livestock representatives between the North and South Islands. The role will also play a key strategic role as a member of the Livestock Leadership team, and alongside the National Livestock Sales Manager, will be a critical leadership role for the salesforce.

Key objectives for the successful candidate include:

  • Leading an experienced team of dairy specialists and Managers; providing strategic focus and guidance together with hands-on and visible leadership - finding the balance of being in the field with the teams, modelling behaviours and driving success - while designing strategy and communicating your vision effectively
  • Driving a culture focused on safety and sustainability; including a strong focus on sustainable work practices and animal welfare
  • Working with the wider Leadership team to inspire sustainable change; and contribute as a high performing member of the Livestock Leadership Team; supporting overall planning and execution of strategic and high value, operational initiatives

Skills and experience:

  • Proven sales management and strong leadership experience; exposure and experience in the Dairy industry is essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and build effective working relationships through strong communication skills
  • Experience in influence and persuasion in a consultative manner
  • A balanced and informed approach to problem solving, including change management

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Apply now or to find out more about working at PGG Wrightson or view other opportunities visit https://careers.pggwrightson.co.nz/search and enter reference number 8124SK.

Applications close on Sunday, 20 January 2019.

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