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Sales Manager Aquafeed

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Charlton Morris are working with an exciting & fast-growing animal nutrition manufacture who pride themselves as being Australia’s leading provider of sustainable & high performance animal nutrition solutions.

Their team is made up of passionate qualified animal nutritionists & industry experts who are all dedicated to developing and providing the most sustainable & high-quality finished feed & feed ingredients for all species. 

With 20+ production sites and 700+ employees, it’s no mistake why they’re the first choice in animal nutrition, and particularly now within Aqua feed!

Aquaculture is the world’s fastest growing food-producing sectors, therefore, my client understands the need for new sustainable ideas & solutions about feeding farmed fish.

My client manufacture a complete range of quality products for aquaculture including salmon, prawns, barramundi, yellowtail kingfish, and trout as well as mulloway, silver perch, and other native species – serving customers on an international level.

To continue the success and accelerate new growth opportunities within the international aqua feed space, it is key we now hire a dynamic & strategic-driven SALES MANAGER AQUAFEED.

Given the specific requirements of this key hire, I am looking to speak with international candidates who are interested in relocating to Australia.

As the Sales Manager Aquafeed, you will directly manage the sales function of 3 full-time employees and will be an integral part of the company’s management group.

Responsibilities;

  • Provide direction, leadership and management to the technical sales account managers and as required the customer service staff.
  • Be part of the leadership team
  • Establish a credible and realistic budget for the Aqua-Feed sales and achievement of same.
  • Contribute to the overall strategy of the Aqua-Feed division
  • Provide business, customer and competitor intelligence to the management team
  • Liaise with the Technical team to ensure customer diet expectations are being met and to facilitate necessary trials and product development.
  • Liaise also with the Production and Quality team, Supply Chain, Finance, Inventory and other internal teams to establish efficient synergy and transfer communication.
  • Home office based in either Melbourne or Brisbane.
  • Travel both domestically & internationally
  • Work closely with external contacts such as, Customers, Industry association staff, Freight and warehousing companies, Aquaculture equipment providers, Conference staff, Research and educational bodies.

Key skills & background;

  • Excellent staff management and leadership skills.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skill.
  • Keen sense of customer satisfaction awareness.
  • Ability to influence both internally and externally.
  • Ability to prepare and make presentations to small or large groups.
  • Understanding of operating and sales budgets.
  • Ability to work both autonomously as well as within a team.
  • Good computer skills at user level (ERP systems and Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint at minimum)
  • Minimum first degree in a relevant subject.
  • Extensive management experience in a relevant field
  • Effective and demonstrated personnel management and leadership skills.
  • Exposure to aquaculture highly regarded.
  • Experience in generating management reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret financial information, budgets and reports.
  • Demonstrated experience of working autonomously and within a management team.

This is a unique opportunity to join a multi-cultural business that promotes autonomy & leadership, as well the rare opportunity to move to Australia in a senior management role. The company will offer full relocation support, as well an attractive salary package.

If you are interested and would like to learn more, please contact: thomas.lodge@chartlonmorris.com
 

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