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Account Manager, Southern (Protected Cropping) – Australia
- Generous salary package including vehicle allowance and superannuation
- Autonomous, outcome-based position with flexible scheduling.
- Career growth opportunities as we promote from within wherever possible.
- Be part of a dedicated and innovative team.
ICI Industries started business in 2007 with a dozen staff. We currently have over 75 staff and 5 branches with a national footprint from Darwin in the north to Melbourne south. We anticipate growing at the same speed in the future, with our innovative strategy of taking resources to our customers in order to supply our customer-centric philosophy all over Australia We specialize in the supply and installation of irrigation and greenhouse turnkey systems to the horticultural, hydroponic, and agricultural industries.
As the only privately-owned company in Australia capable of doing turnkey projects anywhere in the country, one of our values is innovation. With a dedicated design and support team, we ensure that we stay ahead of our competitors and encourage our staff to think outside the box. We select great people and provide the necessary training where required, and promote from within the company wherever possible. Recently we promoted a service technician into the service manager’s role in Griffith and a few years ago the Griffith Retail Manager became the Marketing Manager for the entire company.
This Victorian (Melbourne) based role will involve travelling, visiting clients to maintain and grow our business, with a particular emphasis on the Protected Cropping industry. We are looking to employ a motivated individual, with great people skills, who has technical experience in that field. You’ll be focused on practical solutions for existing growers, providing customer training on all AIS Greenworks products, identifying new grower opportunities as well as new crop opportunities, and ensure ongoing improvements to make sure we stay ahead in our field.
To be effective, you’ll need to develop relationships with key stakeholders including clients, key suppliers, both new and existing customers across Australia and other staff within our business. You must be a confident communicator and maintain a high professional and ethical profile in accordance with industry and company standards.
As an employer, we pride ourselves on our positive family-oriented corporate culture and encourage applications from a diverse range of candidates. You may be a grower looking for a different role. Or you may be an existing technical sales person, with a successful track record, looking for a position that offers you better ongoing career prospects. Regardless of circumstances, this is a fantastic opportunity for those who have excelled in the past and are looking for a significant, diverse and challenging role.
- Demonstrated achievement in the Protected Cropping Industry (Technical background)
- Knowledge of the AIS Greenworks basket of products, including irrigation, fogging systems, growing media, and control systems (Note that training will be provided)
- Excellent communicator with a genuine interest in people
- Exceptional relationship-building and customer service skills, with a track record of using these to grow a business.
- A track record in generating and delivering sales through both existing and new customers.
- A demonstrated commitment to continual improvement, innovation and learning.
The ideal candidate will have:
- An ability to speak English and pass the IELTS Test
- A desire ability to gain permanent residency in Australia
- Eligibility for a full Australian driver's license
For more details about our business, please visit our websites www.aisgreenworks.com.au and www.iciindustries.com.au
If you are seeking a genuine career opportunity and meet the above criteria then we are keen to meet you to talk more about this role. The successful candidate will join this diverse business offering the opportunity to develop and progress your career alongside like-minded people in a supportive environment!
To register your interest in this position please send your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 15th of February 2018