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Farm Business Development Manager

About the role

Saxon Agriculture (a GrainCorp business) is a vibrant and successful grain, organics and seed trading business.

Reporting to the Grain Trading Director and joining a highly capable and collaborative team of business development and trading professionals, we’re now seeking a Farm Business Manager to join us in either our Swaffham or Tadcaster offices.

The result of an internal promotion, this opportunity will see you:

  • Procure grain from new and existing growers on behalf of Saxon (about 90 per cent of the role)
  • Promote seed varieties, sell seed to, and place contracts directly with, growers
  • Grow and deepen positive grower relationships including regular contact and visits
  • Provide accurate production forecasting to the trading team through firsthand observation, estimation and industry intelligence
  • Assist growers, traders and logistics team during the contract execution process to ensure a market-leading level of customer service
  • Work closely with the Saxon Trading and Farm teams to develop and implement buying strategies.

About your experience

Our ideal candidate has relevant grains industry experience underpinned by a high degree of commercial acumen, and a genuine passion / interest in contributing to the global food supply chain.

Additionally, you’ll have:

  • Solid communication, relationship management, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong analytic, numeracy and problem-solving skills / ability
  • Ability to work independently and remotely and with limited oversight
  • Intermediate level skills in Microsoft Office and capacity to learn new systems / technology.

Whilst we’re open-minded to a range of candidates, you’ll stand apart from others with experience gained in a farm business development / trading position.


Find your passion and grow your potential at Saxon Agriculture…

If you have questions regarding this role reach out to Rav Naiker, Snr Talent Acquisition Specialist, for a confidential discussion:

Apply here via our parent company website

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