Business Development Manager -Agribusiness Sector

Formula Won
Oxford, Oxfordshire
up to £60k doe + Profit Share + Great Bens
29 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Business Type
Media Owner
Senior Executive
Contract Type

We have been asked to find a Business Development Manager for an Oxford based  independent economic and business consulting firm that focuses on the agribusiness sector.  They provide global business intelligence and market analysis on metrics such as production and consumption, supply and demand, price forecasting, trade and policy, and costs of production. In addition they undertake comprehensive assignments for individual clients.

They are looking for a bright, confident person to work in their sales team based at their Oxford office. The person is expected to cover sales activity across multiple commodity sectors. You will have experience  in terms of maintaining key accounts and securing new business and you have some economics knowledge, e.g., taken some courses in economics or worked in an economic consultancy. Additional languages would be an advantage.

The company specialises in Economic analysis, Strategy, Price forecasts, Market intelligence, Commodity market analysis, Consulting, Data research, Vegetable Oils, Biofuels, Biodiesel, Ethanol, Sugar & Sweeteners, Rubber, Tires, Grains, Coffee & Cocoa, Oleochemicals, Starch, Carbohydrates, and Oil

Your responsibilities will be:

Client interaction:

• Responding to enquiries and preparing proposals and offer

• Managing existing client relationships especially key accounts

• After care service – post-delivery service follow-up with the client to make sure they are satisfied and to assess the scope for further work  

Sales campaigns

• Working with Sales Admin to generate target client prospect lists including prospecting for new sales

• Contacting sales prospects as part of a product campaign and securing sales

• CRM – recording information for sales/sales prospects

• Contributing to marketing material 

Conferences and sales visits

• Attending international conferences to make contact with prospective clients and generate sales proposals/offers

• International sales trips to meet with current/prospective clients   

• Liaison with regional offices in New York and Kuala Lumpur.