Sales Specialist, Salad, Vegetable seeds ( Home based )
BASF are the world’s leading chemical company combining economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we have the capability to offer intelligent solutions for our customers and work towards a sustainable future.
Our portfolio is organised into four segments : Chemicals, Functional materials and solutions, Performance Products and Agricultural Solutions.
BASF Vegetable seeds are integral within the Ag Solutions segment and are global leaders in vegetable seeds for the professional produce industry; developing varieties and concepts to meet the needs of the entire produce chain from grower to consumer.
What you can expect
•As a member of an exciting Global Crop Team you will work to develop partnerships with UK growers, understand their needs, their customer needs beyond, and use this to best place and influence variety decisions.
•You will collaborate closely with colleagues who work with growers around the world daily to bring leading knowledge, innovation and added value solutions to your customer. You will develop and build successful customer strategy management, translating your knowledge and understanding of your customer in to a clear vision and set of differentiating objectives.
•You will be responsible for improving our market position by exploring and exploiting new opportunities, adding value where possible and by anticipating customer and consumer needs, allowing us to stay one step ahead in R&D development.
•You will formulate, and negotiate with customers regarding annual contracts and concepts, in order to realise the short-term sales targets and the long-term partnership relation.
What we expect
•You hold a degree in an agricultural discipline or have a proven track record of many years’ experience in an agricultural commercial role.
•You have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills. You are a team player, who sees the benefit or supporting others to succeed.
•You can equally work autonomously with a high level of self-motivation. Knowledge of the horticultural/vegetable industry is preferred.
In return we offer a competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company. To discuss the role and your suitability in a confidential manner call our retained consultant Shaun Collingwood; alternatively, register and apply via our website.