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Date posted:  Sep 11, 2019

Grimsby, ENG, GB

Job Function:  Sales & Marketing 
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  1780

Sales Area Manager - Liquid Fertilizer & Fruit Specialist (Top & Soft Fruit)

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

Yara delivers solutions for sustainable agriculture and the environment. Our fertilizers and crop nutrition programs help produce the food required for the growing world population. Our industrial products and solutions reduce emissions, improve air quality and support safe and efficient operations. Founded in Norway in 1905, Yara has a worldwide presence with sales to 150 countries. Safety is always our top priority.


We are seeking an enthusiastic fertilizer Sales Area Manager with commercial competence and proven track record.


Are you a highly motivated sales professional who can help Yara continue to achieve high sales volumes and profitability?  Do you have strong sales and negotiation skills and build lasting business relationships to achieve success?  If so, this may be your ideal opportunity!


Reporting to the Business Manager the successful candidate will be home based and have specific responsibility for the sale and promotion of Yara products through the retail channel selling direct to farm,  within a specific region in the UK. 


Ideally based in the South of England, but would consider candidates based in other UK regions.


In addition, we are seeking candidates with experience in top and soft fruit crop nutrition (apples, pears, strawberries, raspberries & blueberries).


The ideal candidate should:

  • be educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally in Agriculture but not essential
  • demonstrate success in Sales
  • have experience within Top and Soft Fruit husbandry
  • develop a close relationship with farmers & growers
  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • display sound financial understanding
  • be self-motivated and target focussed
  • be proficient with Microsoft Office
  • hold a valid UK driving licence.
  • FACTS qualification would be advantageous but not essential. 

Additional Information

Yara offer an attractive rewards package including company car, pension and private health along with access to a wide range of development opportunities across all Yara businesses.

Apply online if you are interested in being part of our success story!


Contact details

Helen Coxon, HR Manager

Mobile: 07824 465630


Darren Glegg, Business Manager

Mobile: 07778141735

Apply no later than

30th September 2019

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