Commercial Director - Agriculture

Premier Services and Recruitment - Maadi, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
15 to 20 years
Career Level:
Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)
Job Type:
Full Time
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job

Job Purpose:

Add value and volume growth to the company’s activities by identifying new commercial opportunities across Egypt, building the needed business plans for Sales and Marketing, providing strategic advice to senior management, promoting and expanding the company’s commercial activity that will eventually generate revenues and lead to sustainable growth

Job Description:

  • Formulate in coordination with the General Manager, and the CEO, the commercial strategy, and set processes and systems to meet existing and future requirements in order to develop an action plan and define the needed resources to achieve the set objectives.
  • Build the commercial and technical teams and oversee the sales structure
  • Oversee the development of commercial policies and procedures, as well as the design and implementation of related processes and performance measurement models.
  • Conduct detailed market research and analysis in order to formulate detailed business plans on commercial opportunities in the local market.
  • Prepare the annual commercial budget in terms of marketing and business plans, and oversee its implementation and achievements by the District Sales Directors, the line managers and their respective teams.
  • Ensure the achievement of the annual sales targets, and Gross margins within assigned territories and accounts and provide the needed input and training to ensure alignment.
  • Oversee the Quality Assurance of services and products.
  • Stay abreast of current trends related to the organization’s products and services and anticipate future trends likely to have an impact on the operations.
  • Ensure that the sales team is properly trained on product knowledge and the technical requirements needed to perform their jobs efficiently.
  • Plan the necessary workforce needed to execute the business strategy within the annual business plan.
Job Requirements
  • 15 to 20 years’ of proven and related experience; 7 of which at a managerial level.
  • Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Engineering.
  • MS or MBA is a plus.
  • Excellent agricultural knowledge based on crop production & protection, pesticide and seeds, irrigation materials and public health products.
  • Preferred Multinational Experience in Distribution companies or companies specialized in seeds
  • Sound knowledge of performance reporting, financial and budgeting processes
  • Excellent command of English and Arabic
  • Excellent computer skills
About this Company

Premier Services & Recruitment is the first ISO (9001:2008) Certified Manpower Company in Egypt. Our specialty is to provide expert, reliable, and competent services by selecting qualified staff for employment in major companies throughout Egypt and the Middle East.

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