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Waratah Regional Sales Manager - SA

About the role

Waratah hold the premium market position and are renowned in their market sector for rural fencing. With the largest and most experienced sales support team and distribution network, this is your opportunity to excel, working alongside industry stakeholders and the Nation’s most innovative farming solutions. Our robust team are passionate about what they deliver and how they deliver it, you’ll be the same!
 

Reporting into the National Sales Manager, this role is responsible for maximising the profit and volume of Waratah’s rural products covering South Australia with preferably a base in Adelaide. In this region, the key focus will be on horticulture and farming in more concentrated volumes. You will also;

  • Lead and develop a team and building strong relationships across all key industry stakeholders within the South Australia region 
  • Identify trends and develop appropriate sales strategies and business plans 
  • Lead a strong sales team and assisting with training and development of the Territory Sales Managers and mentoring 
  • Establish targets and manage budgets for your team
  • Maintain and consistently improve key customer relationships, regularly visiting customers with your Territory Managers
  • Develop continuous improvement processes
  • Maintain ongoing awareness of the industry trends and competitor activity
  • Analyse sales performance and provide monthly reports 
  • Promote advantages of the Waratah range, provide training and guidance around fencing options 
  • Ensure development of regional safety plans and roll out of any safety initiatives.

About your experience

Our ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the Australian agricultural, horticultural and viticultural industries alongside a strong sales and leadership ability.

  • An agricultural related qualification is desirable but not essential 
  • A passion for developing and leading people. We will be looking for a drive to succeed as this will ensure your success in the role
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills are necessary, as is the ability to deliver effective presentations to individuals and groups 
  • You’ll be able to operate separate from the rest of the sales force and operate mostly in regional areas
  • You’ll be a self-starter and demonstrate a willingness to travel and be away from home regularly. You will hold a current and valid driver’s licence.

About our team

Waratah Fencing is an iconic business servicing a wide range of customers across rural Australia. We don’t just develop and manufacture premium fencing products, we provide fencing solutions. We have earned our reputation by developing innovative products to meet the needs of rural farming for over 135 years. Although it’s now a long way since 1884 some things stay the same, and that is the tenacious capacity of Australian farmers to always reinvent themselves - and so will Waratah. It’s the Australian way. It’s our way.

Next steps

Across our business we have an agile, entrepreneurial culture with high energy, strong levels of ambition, and sustainable growth plans. This brings opportunities for our people and businesses to flourish and develop. We work with our people to determine how we can grow our business and our future. We would love you to be part of our journey.

 

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