J2860 - Area Manager, Agriculture - UK, Flexible Location - Asset Finance

Job title: J2860 - Area Manager, Agriculture - UK, Flexible Location - Asset Finance
Contract type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Function: Sales
Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits
Reference: J2860
Contact phone: +442037407222
Job Published: October 20, 2021
Remote WorkingYes

Job description

​J2860 - Our client is seeking an Area Manager to manage and develop the agriculture channel, specifically through utilisation of inventory finance via key dealer/manufacturer relationships on a national basis and deliver the required business results. You will have continual contact with internal and external customers the requirement to build relationships and prioritise work.

Salary: Excellent salary, bonus and benefits. Location: UK, Flexible Location.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delivery of targeted retail and wholesale business objectives including volume, margin earnings and portfolio quality.

  • Promote utilisation and achieve key business wholesale stocking strategies within selected manufacturers and dealers either direct or through brokers.

  • Assist the conversion of wholesale stocking to retail finance in line with required budget using POS tools/direct or broker channel.

  • Manage the successful acquisition and penetration of quality retail business

  • Assist and help develop innovative sales strategies for the channel and implement with dealers, manufacturers, and vendors.

  • Lead regular sales and marketing meetings for the channel with external relationships.

  • Provide training to channel staff and devise training/presentations to dealers, manufacturers and vendors where required.

  • Coordinate channel presence at trade shows and national events.

  • Work as part of the wider Agriculture sales team, providing guidance and support.

  • Maintain excellent relationships with Manufacturers, dealers and customers to generate required sales volume and provide support in terms of system training, paperwork, ad-hoc queries.

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 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.

  • A strong mix of account management and business development skills

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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