DuPont Retail Account Manager - Crop Protection - Manitoba in Manitoba, Canada

Retail Account Manager - Crop Protection - Manitoba (Job Number: 011750W-01)

Description

E.I. DuPont Canada Company has a contract Retail Account Manager position available, based out of Manitoba.

*Candidates will ideally currently reside in the Manitoba area, and the role is home-based with travel up to 80%.

DuPont Retail Account Managers are responsible for sales, market share and business support of DuPont agricultural products to our retailer and grower customers and for driving growth and profitability within the customer’s overall business.

As a talented, passionate and hardworking candidate, a role with DuPont Crop Protection will provide you with interesting, challenging and exciting opportunities. We’re looking for not just any professional, but those with a deep desire to work at the leading edge of agriculture. Join DuPont today and be part of a company committed to innovation, science and sustainable solutions.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • DuPont Retail Account Managers are responsible for sales, market share and business support of DuPont agricultural products to our retailer customers

  • DuPont Retail Account Managers are responsible for driving growth and profitability within the customer’s overall business.

  • As part of the Manitoba Sales Team, promote DuPont’s new technologies and future crop protection and seed pipeline through selected retail business partners

  • Establish sound business relationships by consistently delivering professional, quality service

  • Responsible for achieving sales targets and effectively managing budgets and resources

  • Responsible for working with selected retails to develop business plans that support the overall growth of the retails business

  • Identify and understand problems and opportunities and use effective approaches for developing solutions to increase customer’s willingness to recommend DuPont products

  • Develop and implement business plans with the retail accounts that drive growth and profitability

  • Work with customers to identify market opportunities and implement tactics to create demand at retail outlets

  • Assist in the development, communication and implementation of retail programs

  • Participate in product demand planning and forecasting processes

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of products, logistics, ordering patterns and volumes to fulfill customer requirements

  • Be alert to regulatory and environmental issues, and provide proper attention to product stewardship

  • Must meet DuPont driving safety requirements and other core values

DuPont is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DuPont is an e-Verify Employer

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. degree in Agriculture Sciences and /or MBA strongly preferred; with experience in agriculture business

  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional approach to building customer relationships

  • Strong value selling, planning, strategy and negotiation skills required

  • Can establish priorities to effectively manage responsibilities and workload

  • Knowledge of crop protection and seed business is required

  • Ability to analyze sales and market share data to identify market opportunities and potential solutions

  • Understanding of basic business planning and financial skills (balance sheet/income statement/margins, etc)

  • Ability to work independently and cohesively in a team environment

  • Self-starter, energetic, positive thinker/attitude

  • Strong planning, communication and presentation skills

  • Computer skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Extensive rural travel is required

Primary Location: NA-Canada-Manitoba-Non Office Based (City)

Organization: Crop Protection

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Type: Experienced