Senior Trading Manager- Harrogate

Location Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England
Discipline: Agriculture, Veterinary, Animal Health & Equestrian
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Up to £70,000+ bonus +benefits
Contact name: Maria Ledbury

Contact email:
Job ref: 14651KM
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

The Company: Specialist in sustainable beef alongside subdivisions which include hides and skins, raw materials and pet food

The Industry: We are looking for an experienced Manager to join our rapidly developing team in Harrogate. Having recently seen exponential growth and in line with our 3-year progression plan we are now looking for someone to come and lead our team to the next level.

The Job Role details & Key Responsibilities:

  • The Trading Manager will manage a team including sales and account managers. They will be responsible for trading their own key relationships across petfood and the meat industry.

  • Visit facilities to ensure production is in line with the overall business strategy, goals and objective.

  • Responsible for nurturing key accounts to ensure we maximise all opportunities

  • Develop, support and grow a trading team in line with our progression plan

  • Work closely with the team to ensure we deliver outstanding service to our customers and suppliers

  • Report and collaborate directly with the MD to ensure we are utilising our inventory to its fullest potential thus maximising profitability

  • Improve profitability by delivering improved prices and volumes on a consistent basis


Additional Information:

  • As this is a new position it will offer the right person the opportunity to excel, really put their mark on the role and shape the success of the team. They will play a pivotal role in our future and as such this is an extremely exciting time to join.

  • Have an understanding and experience of either the petfood and / or meat industry

  • Attention to detail, organised with an analytical mind

  • Confident to negotiate at a senior level

  • Ability to lead, nurture and support your Trading Team

  • At least 3 – 4 years industry relevant experience

  • Energy, passion and a sense of fun 

Salary package: Up to £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits

(Negotiable for the right candidate)

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to;

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Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach. Please contact our office for further information on 01527 878550.