The Role: Buyrite Solutions and Farm Solutions are two well-known sister companies providing farm services and products across Ireland to a well-established client base. A new role of Business Development Manager is now available in the Munster area.
Buyrite Solutions is a well-established business that delivers cost effective purchasing of farm inputs to benefit its farming members.
Farm Solutions is also a long-established farm staff provider in Ireland. It provides full time contract staff into dairy and pig farms with ongoing management support.
This role involves in Buyrite Solutions – Talking to current farming members and giving advice on relevant cost-effective purchasing options. Listening and gathering feedback from the membership. Developing new membership. Farm Solutions – Talking to farming clients and specifying job vacancies. Reviewing and assessing applicants for these vacancies. Assisting appointment decisions and completing the recruitment and contracting process. Ongoing management of the relationship between the farming client and the staff member. Building the reputation and business in the region.
Person and skills required – Strong people skills. A personal ambition to develop their own career within agricultural services. Persistence and a can-do attitude. Positive outlook in business situations. Experience in farming communication/advisory or sales preferred. Detailed knowledge of dairy livestock systems and practices. Preferable a 3rd level agricultural qualification. Administration skills and IT familiarity. Must be Munster based.
So what`s in it for me? The role is part of an ambitious development plan for both business units, you could be part of this. It is an unusual opportunity in that the role operates within two different farm services, this means lots of variety and change going on all the time. It allows you to develop your career within the farm services area. It allows you flexibility to operate in your own area, while still being part of an experienced team. A competitive pay package is available for the successful person which rewards smart and effective work. What to do next? If you think that this may be an ideal job for you, email your CV to joe@solutionsgroup. ie. If you have any queries and would like to talk to someone about this role, just send an email with your contact details and questions and we will come back to you.
The Solutions Group is a farmers co-operative based in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford and is in operation for 40 years. It operates three well-established diverse farm service businesses, namely Farm Solutions, Buyrite Solutions and Magenta Direct. They provide services nationally and in the case of Farm Solutions, it operates across the UK. The business units have experienced strong growth in recent years. In order to maintain the growth levels, a new senior management position has been created. This is an opportunity to be part of a small dynamic management team that has excellent opportunities for further business growth and for personal career development.
The role involves:
Managing a team of Regional Managers to provide excellent service to our clients.
- Proactively manage operations and sales performance of the Regional Management team.
- Maintain and further improve the recruitment system for farm staff.
To further develop our existing members/clients sales level.
- To develop new membership through management of sales staff.
- To support our existing team in relation to sales and business development.
The successful candidate is likely to:
Have at least 10 years of relevant business management experience.
- Have successful experience in managing performance of other staff.
- Have a degree in/or extensive practical knowledge of dairy farming.
Why would I apply:
If you are an ambitious person with farming knowledge and solid business experience, this is an opportunity for you. You will enjoy a competitive remuneration package, while being in a senior management position of a rapidly growing business. It will allow you to demonstrate your management ability and can present you with multiple career possibilities in the future.
Please email your CV to email@example.com or post to People Solutions Ltd, Dublin Road, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford making reference to Operations Manager or call us on 053 9236237