Sector Strategy Director (Beef and Lamb) – Midlands – Salary Up To £76K – 12590KM

Sector Strategy Director (Beef and Lamb) – Midlands – Salary Up To £76K – 12590KM

The Company:

We are very pleased to be recruiting for this fantastic agricultural company who represent and offer services to a range of sectors including cattle, sheep, pigs, cereals and horticulture. They are now recruiting for their beef and lamb division and now require a Sector Strategy Director (Beef and Lamb) to be based working in the Midlands.

The Role:

  • Produces clearly defined sector strategy with sector board and Chief Strategy Officer.
  • Works closely with sector board and Chief Strategy Officer to ensure that the strategy set by the board will enable our farmers, growers & industry to succeed.
  • Works closely with delivery teams to ensure the sector’s strategic activities are being met in the right way  – choosing the right work, ensuring it is delivered to high standard.
  • Agrees and oversees evaluation tools to monitor and report on performance for the sector across all functions.
  • Agrees and oversees use of investment tools to ensure sound judgements are made on what type of work taken on.
  • Keeps functional teams up to date with sector trends and issues.
  • Organises and chairs meetings, and communicates regularly across the organisation so all staff working on the sector within functional teams are kept well informed.
  • Champions the sector externally and internally.
  • Develops and maintains a strong profile and connection with the sector – commentating, networking, building supply chain relationships as face of the sector for media and industry.
  • Maintains and develops partnerships with third parties.
  • Manages political relationships with industry stakeholders. Feeds back signals both inside and outside that indicate opportunities to grow, improve reputation or threaten our success.
  • Jointly approves large spends with functional managers.

The Candidate: 

  • Excellent networker and relationship builder. Strategic thinker and politically aware. Extensive strategic and business development expertise.
  • Excellent communicator – able to identify, evaluate and articulate value for levy payers.
  • Empathy with agriculture, supply chain and food.
  • Able to have impact and influence through matrix management.

The Package: 

  • Salary between £62K - £76K depending upon experience.
  • Hours: 35 hours per week.

Please send your CV to if you are interested and you will be contacted if you are a suitable match.

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