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Business Development Manager

Chester, Cheshire
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Main Purpose of Role: To position, launch and promote all Cogent Product & Services to Cogent s Genetic Consultants (Internal) as well as UK Dairy & Beef farmers (External) in order to continuously evaluate and generate market growth opportunities in line with the Cogent strategic growth initiatives. Key Responsibilities: - To review, prioritise and execute market growth opportunities for Cogent, its products and services - To implement and deliver sales and service growth across the Cogent portfolio - To provide first class technical advice on Cogent s product and service portfolio in order to fulfil customer and sales team training requirements - To achieve individual sales/market growth targets - To manage and build sustainable Genetic Consultant relationships in order to achieve individual targets - To establish & maintain good customer relationships and provide excellent customer service at all times by understanding the customers business needs - To develop & maintain knowledge of the Cogent portfolio of products & services as holistic portfolio and formulate suitable customer value propositions - To develop & maintain knowledge of the industry and market trends - To ensure that the company policies and procedures are adhered to - To continuously develop and improve both themselves and the working practices - To comply with Company policy and best practise in security, legal and regulatory compliance - To ensure that all H&S responsibilities are fulfilled and that the team s (including the role holder), visitors and contractors safety and welfare is maintained - To complete any other duties as required from time to time - To liaise with industry professionals on a regular basis on all new market developments with relevance to the wider Cogent business, its products and services Essential Skills: - Knowledge of Bovine Genomic Testing and the Dairy Industry preferred - Proven experience of working within a fast paced sales and business development environment - Must be a selfstarter and be able to work on their own initiative - Motivated and driven to achieve results - Excellent communicator both verbally and written with a proven record of building positive relationships, both external and internal to the organisation - Smart and tidy appearance - Ability to travel both domestic UK and International - Have a full UK driving license Enhanced Benefits - Annual leave entitlement starting at 21 days plus bank holiday, increasing with length of service up to 28 days plus bank holidays - Matched Pension Scheme - Life Assurance (4 times basic salary) - FREE BUPA healthcare and Dental Plan - Long Service Awards at 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 years - Employee Discounts
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  • Job Reference: 718863861-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cogent
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent