Area Sales Manager ICL Ag Specialties UK

Date:  22-Feb-2021
Posting End Date: 
Location: 

Middlesbrough, GB, TS6 6UD

Company:  ICL UK (Sales) Ltd

 

We offer a fulltime role in a dynamic international environment. We embrace diversity, give people the latitude to express themselves and value differing opinions. We always strive to be the best and encourage everyone who works with us to excel. 


Tasks and responsibilities


Manage the existing ICL Specialties Ag portfolio; in this role you will be responsible for sales and business development in a given area in the UK. 
To increase sales of ICL SF’s products by pursuing opportunities, to create demand and solicit orders from present or from prospective customers. Developing and maintaining accurate market analyses.
Select, evaluate, improve, and motivate dealers and distributors by establishing realistic performance goals, activity plans and conducting appropriate training.
Establishing relations with key farmers in the focus crops and advise them on the most optimal plant nutrition programs.   
Working together with the Marketing and Agronomy Department on specific market/crop related activities, recommendation and follow up of product trials with universities, experimental stations and governmental authorities and other supervised trial programs;
Report on market activities with information that affects current and future business. 
Striving for a model of excellence in ethical and fair conduct of business. Maintain and build an excellent relationship with dealers and distributors, advisors, consultants and other key players in plant nutrition and act in accordance with agreements made between ICL and the parties involved in marketing the ICL Specialty products.


Your profile


At least 5+ years commercial working experience preferably in agriculture or horticulture and proven leadership experience;
BSc in Agriculture or Horticulture, or equivalent by education or experience;
Knowledge on advanced plant nutrition and specialty fertilizers are a pro; 
Thorough experience in sales or agricultural business is a pro.
Large affinity with the agricultural sciences;
Result oriented good analytic, communication and presentation skills;
Excellent organization skills;
MS-Office (Word, Excel. PowerPoint) experience at user level.


Location: 


Working from home office + ICL offices and facilities in the UK.

About ICL

 

As one of the world’s largest fertilizer companies, ICL’s potash, phosphate fertilizers and technology-rich specialty fertilizers are critical inputs that help farmers worldwide to increase their yields and improve the quality of their crops.


We provide farmers, growers and manufacturers on five continents with a wide range of high-performance plant nutrition solutions: Polysulphate, potash, phosphoric fertilizers, phosphoric acid, specialty fertilizers, phosphate rock and tailor-made compound fertilizers. ICL Fertilizers is your one-stop shop for phosphorus (P), potassium (K) and other macronutrients, whether you need raw materials or more specialized formulated products.
Our global family of integrated businesses all ensure our customers receive the highest quality and competitive pricing together with prompt and relevant advice.


To learn more about ICL Specialty Fertilizers, go to: www.icl-sf.com