J2795 - Head of Agriculture - UK (Flexible Location) - Asset Finance

Job title: J2795 - Head of Agriculture - UK (Flexible Location) - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Function: Sales
Salary: Excellent salary, plus bonus and benefits
Reference: J2795
Contact phone: +442037407222
Job Published: August 05, 2021
Remote WorkingYes

Job description

​J2795 - Our client is seeking a Head of Agriculture to deliver transformational growth. You will implement a growth strategy that strikes the right balance between broker, vendor and dealer introductory sources, whilst earning a margin and ROE which reflects strong service excellence.

Excellent salary, plus bonus and benefits. Location: UK (Flexible Location).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Management of internal agriculture account managers.

  • Management of external agriculture field-based account and relationship managers ensuring line reports are fully compliant and trained to effectively carry out their role.

  • Achieve Agricultural target objectives in volume, margin and income and other objectives as set by the directors as required.

  • Budget responsibility for sales performance – retail and wholesale.

  • Strategic Agriculture channel development responsibility.

  • Regular communication and contact with introduces/dealers.

  • Provide regular updates of market/performance to senior management.

  • Provide training to channel staff and devise training to dealers, brokers and vendors.

  • Produce regular management information on channel performance.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Thorough knowledge of the agricultural industry.

  • Thorough knowledge of the asset finance industry and products offered.

  • Significant experience in sales and marketing management.

  • Ability to lead internal and external teams.

  • Ability to communicate well both verbally, in writing and through formal presentation.

  • Willingness to work both from office and home base and undertake significant travel within the UK mainland.

  • Ability to think strategically within agricultural sector and implement strategic decisions successfully.

  • Work cross functionally within the business to harness the end user experience and share best practise.

We strongly favour applicants with proven, relevant experience in Financial Services; particularly in Asset Finance and Leasing.
Applicants will only be considered with relevant in-country experience.
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