District Wool Manager

Job No: ELDERS242390
Location: Merredin, WA

  • Competitive salary + opportunity for annual incentive + motor vehicle
  • Being able to work and learn amongst some of the best experts in the industry
  • Flexibility + access to professional development + uniform allowance

Nurture. Grow. Thrive.

Accepting a role with Elders means you will be joining a team ready to support and grow your career. Be part of a culture that has been in the making for more than 180 years, a culture so strong it is almost tangible. Much like the farmers and communities we work with, you will experience, passion, dedication and resilience across all parts of the business. With such an iconic, essential business in the Australian landscape we are confident that you too will be proud to grow your career at Elders and wear the pink shirt.

About the role

We are looking for a District Wool Manager to join the growing team on a permanent, full-time basis.

Elders District Wool Managers provide clients with wool sales and marketing expertise to achieve sales & earnings targets.  In the capacity of a specialist this role shall guide and develop Branch staff to increase their knowledge of wool.

Responsibilities

As a District Wool Manager, you will:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients to understand their current and future needs.
  • Manage the client interface for the wool sale’s end to end process, including strategies for passed in lots.
  • Achieve wool sales targets (at or above the commission rate target).
  • Identify and cultivate new wool sales opportunities for prospective and existing clients.
  • Ensure compliance with client allocation process and credit and payment terms for all transactions.
  • Ensure compliance with completion of electronic Agreement to Buy and Sell contracts.
  • Plan sales activities in regular consultation with manager (weekly review and plan).
  • Assist Area Management with setting wool sales targets and identifying growth opportunities
  • Advise clients on wool appraisals and test results.
  • Attend ram sales and advise clients regarding purchases to maximise clip return.
  • Work constructively with other team members to support a collaborative culture

About you

To succeed at Elders, you will:

  • Proven track record in sales
  • Advanced client relationship skills.
  • Expert knowledge of clip preparation (review and presentation).
  • Good knowledge of animal health.
  • Solid understanding of ram and sheep selection.
  • Full understanding of risk management practices.
  • Livestock Auctioneer licence.

About Elders

Elders is proud to be the last Australian-listed major agribusiness. The most trusted agribusiness brand in Australia. We’re part of the landscape, part of the local communities, part of Australia’s history and we are entrenched in Australian agriculture.

The brand is more than a company, more than a logo - it’s part of Australia. And, with an authentic drive to create a sustainable future for farming and the farmers of Australia, Elders is... for Australian agriculture.

We are now looking for the next generation to be part of something big and drive the future of Elders.

If you are ready to grow your career with Elders, please click on 'Apply' today.

For more information call Dean Hubbard, State Wool Manager, on 0418 952087 or visit our careers page.

Please note, applications may be shortlisted as they are received.

At Elders, we strive to create a safe environment where everyone can thrive. We aspire to do this by recognising talent, promoting inclusion and celebrating diversity. No matter how you identify, we encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply for roles at Elders.

We will accept applications from all people with the right to live and work in Australia

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