Osborne Recruitment currently recruiting for a General Manager for a leading agribusiness that has played a crucial role in crop innovation in recent years. Our client has seen exponential growth over the last 8 years and has ambitions to continue to grow their commercial and research presence in the Irish market. If you are a commercially astute and highly motivated General Manager who can continue to drive the company's development, this may be what you're looking for. This vacancy has arisen due to an internal promotion and represents an exciting opportunity to work with a dedicated team with a excellent product range.
Duties to include.
Full responsibility for the commercial success of the company , including meeting sales & profit targets . Manage the budgeting process and ensure that sufficient resources are in place to meet targets.
Ensure that the Board of Directors are kept fully and properly informed of business plans , developments & challenges.
Build strong business relationships with key local & international personnel and enhance the standing of the Irish business within the wider company organisation.
Manage sales , administration , logistics and research teams ( 10 + people ) ensuring that activities are coordinated to achieve business goals.
Sales & Marketing – grow the company's customer base and increase sales to existing customers & continue to develop and promote the company's reputation for innovation & practical effectiveness.
Planning – take overall responsibility for multi crop production plans , aligning variety availability with sales budgets. Plan monthly and weekly production to match product availability with customer demand.
Research & development – work with both domestic and international R & D & product management teams to identify varieties & product categories that can be successfully marketing in Ireland & abroad. Ensure that in-house research trials are carried out to the highest standards to assist in the process.
Business development – Foster strong working relationships with key industry stakeholders ( including government agencies , key suppliers & agricultural research centres ) to create innovative revenue streams that are both sustainable & profitable.
A minimum of 5 year's experience in a management role.
The ability to lead , manage & motivate staff.
Commercially astute with vision for opportunity and change.
3rd level qualification in Agriculture , Business or related discipline.
Previous management experience from the agricultural sector an advantage but not essential.
For more information, please apply through the link provided for the attention of Catherine O'Hara or email [email protected] If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided Please submit your updated CV in Word Format If you are living in Ireland and hold a valid work permit, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search. Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit www.osborne.ie for more information on all of our roles.