Technical Product and Sustainability Manager – South West Area

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Technical Product and Sustainability Manager

Grassland Agro is a leading supplier of fertilisers in Ireland and  sources, produces and sell the complete range of conventional commodity fertilizers as well as the most comprehensive range of speciality fertiliser and soil conditioning products.
A subsidiary of global Group Roullier, a global leader in plant and animal nutrition. Founded in France in 1959 and has since grown to become a multinational company with operations in more than 130 countries worldwide

At Grassland Agro, we believe in supporting farmers to maximise their yields while also promoting sustainable agriculture practices. Our products are carefully designed to meet the needs of modern farming, and are backed by our team of experienced technical sales advisors who provide expert advice and support to our clients.
Our core values are at the heart of everything we do at Grassland Agro. These values include a commitment to excellence, a passion for sustainability, a focus on customer satisfaction, and a dedication to innovation. We believe that by embodying these values, we can continue to grow and thrive as a company while also contributing to the growth and success of the farming industry in Ireland.

We are now looking to recruit a Technical Product and Sustainability Manager to join our Technical Product Management and Sustainability Team to primarily cover the South West Area..



The Role


The role involves Joint responsibility for key Product Development strategy, technical support and activity for Grassland Agro within the Technical Product Management and Technical Support Team and will be focused on the Speciality Business and Product range with the following responsibilities:

  • Technical Development of Product Range and Product Positioning in the Market place
  • Supporting the Grassland Agro Soil Sustainability Programme
  • Development and Communication of Grassland AGRO brands at company and product levels
  • Developing and Leading Marketing Campaigns
  • Technical Training and Support of Field Sales and Telesales Team


The Person:

  • A Recognised agricultural qualification (Master’s or PHD) with post-qualification experience in an agricultural sale and/or marketing role is essential.
  • Track record of high performance and target achievement in previous role(s).
  • High level of technical ability across a wide range of agricultural enterprises, production and farming systems.
  • A high level of understanding of tillage and crop production systems.
  • A high level of understanding and competency in the use of modern IT resources, including website, social media and other communication tools.
  • A high level of understanding of tillage and crop production systems.
    Ruminant nutrition expertise.
  • Fully self-motivated, with the ability to work under pressure and on own initiative to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills plus the ability to seek solutions to overcome business challenges and to recognise and harness opportunities.
  • Strong people management and communications skills, including the ability to positively influence colleagues to achieve results.
  • A positive mental attitude to business challenges and a ‘can-do’ approach.
  • A strong commercial focus and ability and motivation to succeed in the marketplace with high value products.
  • A keen team player with ability to work with and win support of colleagues

 

We Offer :

  • An attractive fixed annual salary with performance bonus
  • An interesting technical support role in agricultural sector, with excellent field support along with sales & technical skills development training included ongoing on & off the job training and development
  • Attractive career path and possibilities of future development within a dynamically growing company
  • Business tools include fully expensed Company car, laptop, mobile phone and expenses

For more information please contact Lorraine Rossiter HR Manager confidentially on  087 6755169 or email careers@grassland.ie

Perfil

A Recognised agricultural qualification (Master’s or PHD) with post-qualification experience in an agricultural sale and/or marketing role is essential.

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