Fertiliser Services Manager


JOB REF:FER307289

  • Pivotal opportunity to make impact in the CSBP Fertilisers business, in the evolving agricultural technology space
  • Excellent opportunity for commercial professionals who enjoy strategy, collaboration and creativity
  • Permanent Full Time Opportunity based in Kwinana - Open to flexible work arrangements

Part of Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers, CSBP Fertilisers manufacture import and distribute fertilisers for the Western Australian agricultural sector and provide state-of-the-art AgTech solutions to support better fertiliser decisions.

Agriculture has come a long way over the past 100 years and CSBP Fertilisers has been there every step of the way.

We have seen a lot of change over the years, but the one constant has been our people. Our mission is to build a talented and engaged workforce through fostering an environment where diverse thinking, skills and experiences are welcomed.

The role:

An opportunity has arisen for a Fertiliser Services Manager to lead a team to develop and grow the adoption and acceptance of CSBP’s fertiliser suite of services which include NUlogic & the Decipher product range.

Reporting to the Business Manager, your advice, coaching and technical support will ensure the sales team, customers, agronomists and consultants are getting the best information they can to leverage CSBP Services and make the best decisions for their businesses. Your knowledge of agriculture systems and ongoing customer insight will help improve, optimise and shape current and future technologies being considered and developed in the services pipeline.

Responsibilities include:

  • To develop and manage the commercial strategy for CSBP Services
  • To lead and manage all of CSBP Services GIS (Global Information Services)
  • To seek new opportunities to grow the CSBP services business through the innovative use of existing and new technologies
  • Working closely with the Strategic Marketing Manager, develop marketing strategies & establish and maintaining strong relationships with clients and key industry bodies.
  • Provide leadership to direct reports and the CSBP sales team to create a culture of high performance, co-operation and improvement.
  • Prioritise your safety, and the safety of others in all practices
  • Champions/Drives a culture where safety is prioritised in all practices

Skills & experience:

This is an excellent career opportunity for a technology-savvy individual who has an agricultural science or agricultural business management background with demonstrated experience working and/or relationships with agriculture technology companies.

  • Precision agriculture and data management skills
  • Agricultural nutritional knowledge is desirable
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Sound analytical and planning skills

We value our employees by offering:

  • Competitive remuneration including allocation of Wesfarmers shares and participation in our annual incentive plan.
  • Employer parental leave payment up to 12 weeks.
  • Ongoing professional development and career opportunities across our diverse businesses and the Wesfarmers Group.
  • Salary sacrifice opportunities, including novated lease vehicle packaging.
  • Access to a range of employee benefits across WesCEF and Wesfarmers.

We welcome people with different skills, and life experiences and encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We pride ourselves on developing and supporting people and recognise the importance of flexibility. When you apply, please let us know if you are seeking a flexible employment arrangement.

Applications close: 5pm, Wednesday 11 April 2018

We reserve the right to commence the recruitment process prior to the closing date. It is recommended to apply as soon as possible.

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