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Commercial Manager- South West England

Employer
De Lacy Executive Recruitment
Location
South West England
Salary
Attractive salary package
Closing date
3 Oct 2023

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Job Details

This is a role for someone with vision, you will be at the forefront of this longstanding business’ future development- to be successful you need to bring an excellent commercial acumen and a head full of ideas to the table.

As one of the largest and most successful independent farm animal veterinary practices in the United Kingdom, our South-West based client seeks further growth through investing in the appointment a Commercial Manager. You would be required to develop and launch new and diverse initiatives based on your expertise and knowledge.

You will be:

• Taking the lead in all commercial business activities. Identifying, negotiating and securing contracts to include new business acquisitions/mergers.

• Developing commercial opportunities through exceptional business development skills.

• Marketing responsibilities to include the company's website and marketing strategy.

• Operate as a key part of the overall management of the business as part of the senior management team.

• Lead from the front providing the footprint for a positive customer service work ethic.

• Work closely with the financial controller managing financial risk associated with growth.

You will need:

• Vision- the ideas and drive to grow a business with the commercial understanding to manage financial risks and budgeting.

• Understand the livestock sector- this may be from the veterinary sector or extensive business development experience enabling you to build relationships with veterinary professions and install confidence.

• Be self-motivated and results driven but also able to communicate well as part of a large team.

• Strong analytical and numerate skills with a business focus.

There is an attractive salary package on offer to reflect experience, along with the real opportunity to play a crucial part in creating and delivering change and development within a competitive marketplace.

To find out more:

Please call Grace Nugent on 01885 485521/ 07436808024 or email an up-to-date copy of your CV (In Word Format) to grace.nugent@delacyexecutive.co.uk

De Lacy Executive will upload your CV to our database and retain some data about you in order to process your application.

More information about our processing activities can be found at www.delacyexecutive.co.uk/privacypolicy.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation

Company

De Lacy Executive acquisition increases recruitment resources

De Lacy Executive is pleased to announce that the agri-business recruitment consultancy has been acquired by AgCareers.com Canada, part of the Farms.com group. Farms.com is a supplier of innovative technology based information products, services and publications for the global agriculture and food industry. Farms.com has offices in Canada, USA, Australia and India and also owns and operates a 2,000 acre farm in Canada. A large number of leading organizations in the international agriculture and food industries are amongst its clients.

Graham Dyer, President of Farms.com believes "De Lacy Executive has a unique search and selection recruitment service based upon integrity and profound industry knowledge. We are thrilled to add this excellent team to our group. It will be 'business as usual' for this professional team. We will add to the De Lacy portfolio of services and spread the model to other sectors of UK land based business and to other parts of the world, benefitting our clientele and providing additional support and guidance for jobseekers. Combined with our AgCareers.com and CareersInFood.com job boards, we have an increasingly international offering in the agriculture and food industries."

The sale took effect on June 1st 2016. Stuart Goodinson is the Managing Director. John Davies, who founded De Lacy, will remain working closely with the company as a consultant to the business. Stuart says; "I believe the acquisition by AgCareers.com Canada provides additional products and services for the benefit of our clients and candidates - plus growth opportunities for us, both in the UK and in international markets. This change will increase our resource pool and search capability to ensure an even greater selection of top quality candidates for our recruitment clients."

 

De Lacy Executive is the principal recruitment specialist in the Agricultural and Land Based Business sector operating in the UK and Internationally with regional, national and global clients. We have been awarded Preferred Supplier List status with a number of major organisations.

The company was formed in 2000 and our extensive industry knowledge enables us to successfully assist our clients with vacancies in all disciplines from sales and marketing to technical and operations and at all levels from graduate trainees to chief executives. Our team of nine includes 8 who are the offspring of farmers and 6 who are agricultural graduates. Our agricultural credential are second to none.

We offer information and frank and honest advice to clients and job seekers. Career guidance is a key part of our work with candidates. Our service is free to candidates.

The Key Points to Our Business

Consultancy - We act in a consultancy capacity, adding value by devising a recruitment plan relevant to each client and each vacancy and then proactively searching and selecting the best candidates for clients whilst offering career advice to candidates.

Proactive searching for candidates - We don't wait to see if we receive applications. We use our own database and others, search websites, "head hunt" plus advertise on the most effective job boards to build our contacts and boost applicant numbers.

Our vacancies extend from graduate trainee to managing director - from sales through to technical, marketing, operations and production to R & D management.

Our specialism extends from the agricultural supply trade (arable, livestock, machinery and equipment etc) to farm management, primary food and fresh produce, horticulture, equestrian, environment, renewable energy and a diverse range of Rural and Land-based Business vacancies.

Integrity and Confidentiality - De Lacy Executive is approved as a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees the UK's recruitment industry (REC Membership Number: 00082047) and is registered with the UK Information Commissioner's Office under the Data Protection Act.

Commitment - We are committed to the industry and try to give something back through sponsorship of events and scholarships.

Ambassadors - We act in a professional manner recognising that we act on behalf of our clients.

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