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Grimsby, ENG, GB

Job Function:  Sales & Marketing 
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  2556

Sales Manager - Nitrates (ideally based West Midlands)

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 the global leader in the industrial use of calcium nitrate and associated products. Our Nitrates business is mainly for municipal and industrial waste water treatment, prevention of Odour, H2S and Corrosion.

Our offer consists of the product itself, as well as consultancy, technical support and equipment including full dosing systems, telemetry and dosing pumps.


We are seeking an enthusiastic Sales Manager with commercial competence, knowledge of the water industry and proven track record.


Reporting to the Market Manager for Nitrates the successful candidate will be home based.  Main responsibilities will be:

  • Key Account Management using CRM database.
  • Manage the full sales process from lead generation to conversion to a new customer account. 
  • Business Development.
  • Negotiate customer framework agreements and contracts.
  • Market Intelligence.
  • Participate in external events.
  • Provide technical support to customers and prospects.


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



The ideal candidate should:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a business or Scientific/Engineering / Water Treatment related subject.
  • Wide ranging knowledge of UK waste water treatment market.
  • demonstrate success in Sales
  • Key Account Management experience
  • 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.
Additional Information

At Yara we actively promote Diversity, Equality and Inclusion and we welcome all applicants.

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.


Contact details

Helen Coxon, HR Manager

07824 465630

Dan Attwood, Market Manager

07919 482428

Apply no later than

3rd January 2020

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