Sales Support Administrator

Ashbourne, Full Time

Role: Sales Support Administrator

Location: Ashbourne, Co. Meath

Salary: €35k

 

Role Requirements:

  • Develop and implement effective commercial strategies to achieve and exceed revenue targets.
  • Conduct regular analysis of procurement costs to identify and implement cost-saving measures.
  • Monitor margins, pricing, and cost structures, ensuring optimal profitability.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for growth and market expansion within the fresh produce sector.
  • Analyse and mitigate commercial risks associated with the sale of fresh produce.
  • Continuously evaluate existing suppliers and explore new sources to enhance product variety and availability.
  • Assess risks of new initiatives, ensure deadlines are met, and manage unexpected situations effectively.
  • Collaborate with the sales team to drive fresh produce sales.
  • Assist customers with inquiries, special orders, and product recommendations.
  • Maintain strong relationships with clients, suppliers, and industry stakeholders.
  • Manage inventory levels to ensure the availability and freshness of produce.
  • Ensure optimal stock levels to meet demand while minimising waste.
  • Oversee procurement processes, including sourcing, negotiation, and maintaining supplier relationships.
  • Provide training on best practices and department goals.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with fresh produce suppliers.
  • Coordinate with the Supply Chain team on transportation and logistics to ensure timely deliveries.
  • Work closely with supermarket buyers to align procurement with sales strategies.
  • Inspect incoming produce shipments for freshness, quality, and compliance with standards.
  • Ensure traceability of products throughout the supply chain.
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations related to fresh produce handling.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Agriculture, or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applications.
  • Knowledge of the fresh produce industry and supply chain management.
  • A proactive and collaborative team player.

 

The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and you may be required to undertake other responsibilities and training as requested by your line manager.

 

Please submit CV in strict confidence to Daire at Executive Talent

 

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