Area Field Manager - Herefordshire/Worcestershire/Monmouth (Home-based) 100122

Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Food & Fresh Produce, Pet, Vet & Animal Health
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££28,436.54 plus company benefits
Contact name: Nicola Mason

Job ref: 15363LP
Published: 11 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Area Field Manager - Herefordshire/Worcestershire/Monmouth

National Milk Records From its formation in 1943, NMR has grown and developed into an integrated service provider working for both farmers and milk buyers as well as an independent source of data for advisors such as vets, farm consultants and breed societies.

​The Role:

To be responsible for:

Territory Management

Management of staff and resources to provide recording and health testing services to our customers

Recruitment & Training

Area Co-ordinator (Where applicable)

Existing Customers

Building and maintaining customer relationship

To develop sales of additional services & testing

Account management

Self-employed Milk Recorder / Sampler service providers

Acquisition

Adherence to Service Level Agreements

This role will be salaried and will be home based. Your weekly hours will be flexible to allow early morning starts and milking patterns of customers. This will cover from Monday to Friday, to fit the needs of the business totalling your contractual 37 hours per week.

Essential Key Skills & Requirements:

A graduate, HND or equivalent in agriculture or relevant commercial experience

Ability to manage a team and ensure motivation and engagement

Farming experience and knowledge of the dairy industry

Time management skills

Effective communication skills

Ability to work flexible hours

Self-motivated with a positive, enthusiastic attitude

Full current driving license

Ability to work effectively within a team and add value

Strong attention to detail ensuring accuracy in work produced

Fully PC literate

To be located within the area

Preferred Skills & Requirements:

On Farm software experience

Milk Recording / sampling experience

Problem solving skills

Sales experience

Account management

Key Responsibilities:

To be responsible for the delivery of service to defined performance standards for your allocated herds

To on board new customers and ensure the retention of NMR customers

To effectively manage the self-employed milk recorders and samplers on a day to day basis in line with Service Level Agreements

To undertake acquisition and training of self-employed Individuals

To recruit, manage and support the employed Area Coordinator on a day to day basis (Where applicable)

Managing customers’ subscription / accounts e.g.

Correct service provided Vs Invoicing

Requesting of credits

Overdue debt

Sales of additional services & testing

Achieving revenue levels in accordance with budgets set

Territory performance reporting and analysis of results with an appropriate action plan

Lead generation

Handling and resolution of customer complaints

Health & Safety compliance

Co-ordinate Herd Competitions (Where applicable)

Promote NMR and assist at local and national events e.g. shows and farm walks

Milk Recorder / Sampler monthly payments

To maintain effective knowledge of NMR products and services including the wider industry

To work closely with the team to ensure high quality service and continued business development

To participate in additional projects as and when required

To maintain accurate and timely records on the Customer Relations System

Driving will be a significant aspect of your role

If you are interested in this position, please click on the 'Apply Now' button where you will be redirected to the company application form. You will be asked where you saw this position, so please select Agricultural and Farming Jobs.

Closing date for receipt of applications 21st January 2022.