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Technical Account Manager | Home Based

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Location
England, East Midlands
Salary
£33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + package
Posted
10 Nov 2016
Closes
08 Dec 2016
Ref
LH8814
Category
Technical
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently working with a well-regarded and market leading business, who have strong links to the horticulture industry. Due to an upcoming retirement, they are looking for a Technical Consultant \ Technical Account Manager to offer support to supermarkets, packers and growers. This will be a home based role, with an estimated 3 days per week in the field.

The Role

First point of contact for a number of retailers, packers, growers, and wholesalers to maximize the post-harvest performance of cut flowers and plants.
Offering technical support to retailers, growers and packers.
Responsible for running and reporting product trials.
Technical input to company mailings, codes of practice and operating procedures.
The work will include liaison with universities.

The Candidate

Experience of working in the flower and plant sector.
Experience in a customer facing role.
A degree in a plant based Agricultural Science subject.
BASIS qualification or a willingness to train for it.
Able to travel in the UK and abroad.
An understanding of the commercial environment surrounding this technical role.
Excellent presentation skills
Flexible approach to work

For further information please contact Luan Harrison at MorePeople on 01780 480530

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