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Category: Dairy
Location: Nationwide

The New Zealand Farmers Weekly

National Dairy Sales Manager

Reference: 8124FARWEE

National Dairy Sales Manager

Reporting to the General Manager, Livestock, the National Dairy Sales
Manager takes overall accountability for the dairy livestock function
and its performance, with particular emphasis on increasing dairy herd
sales, maximising market share and enhancing the networking of PGG
Wrightson dairy livestock representatives between the North and South
Islands. The role will also play a key strategic role as a member of the
Livestock Leadership team, and alongside the National Livestock Sales
Manager, will be a critical leadership role for the salesforce.

Key objectives for the successful candidate include:
• Leading an experienced team of dairy specialists and Managers;
providing strategic focus and guidance together with hands-on
and visible leadership - finding the balance of being in the field
with the teams, modelling behaviours and driving success - while
designing strategy and communicating your vision effectively
• Driving a culture focused on safety and sustainability; including a
strong focus on sustainable work practices and animal welfare
• Working with the wider Leadership team to inspire sustainable
change; and contribute as a high performing member of the
Livestock Leadership Team; supporting overall planning and
execution of strategic and high value, operational initiatives

Skills and experience:
• Proven sales management and strong leadership experience;
exposure and experience in the Dairy industry is essential
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and build
effective working relationships through strong communication skills
• Experience in influence and persuasion in a consultative manner
• A balanced and informed approach to problem solving, including
change management.

If this sounds like you, please apply today!

Apply now or to find out more about working at PGG Wrightson or view
other opportunities visit and
enter reference number 8124FARWEE.

Applications close on Sunday, 20 January 2019. Helping grow the country

Sunday 20 January 2019

Date Posted: 2019-01-11


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