Territory Sales Manager - KOTTAYAM

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  • Job Title Territory Sales Manager - KOTTAYAM


About UPLUPL is a leader in global food systems and with the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience, is now one of the top 5 agricultural solutions companies worldwide. With revenue of US$5 billion, UPL has presence in 130 countries. With market access to 90 percent of world’s food basket and focused on high-growth regions, UPL represents a compelling value proposition for growers, distributors, suppliers and innovation partners in a consolidating market. UPL offers an integrated portfolio of both patented and post-patent agricultural solutions for various arable and specialty crops, including biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE : Territory Sales Manager DEPARTMENT : Sales & Field Marketing POSITION REPORTING TO Zonal Sales Manager OBJECTIVE: To achieve the organizational objectives to grow domestic sales and market share in respective districts from the territory. Ensure overall territory business is achieved JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: To achieve the annual objectives – Sales, Receivables and Gross Contribution. To be within spend budgets – Traveling and Sales Promotion. To adhere to the Business policy Guidelines – Written Indents / Stock receipt acknowledgements, Quarterly balance confirmations, Leaky / Damage claims. Implementation of National / Zonal / Regional strategy – Product specific strategies at the territory level. To handle the “Channel” effectively – Placement and Liquidations. To recruit and train right FO’s. To plan and monitor the campaigns and submit the review reports – Demos, Farmer meets and Liquidation. To participate in Market Development activities – Demos, farmer meets and to develop testimonials from the satisfied farmers. To maintain the data base of Dealers, Farmers and Villages. To develop personal contacts with the progressive farmers. To maintain good relation with trade partners. Liaison with Department of Agriculture and University Scientists. To issue the Principal certificates timely and maintaining a record. Effective utilization of Sales Promo Inputs – Demo Samples, Handbills, Posters, Banners and POPs. Identifying the progressive farmers / potential village for Model Plot and to maintain Model plot effectively till Filed day / harvesting / Yield data generation. Obtaining the Indents / UC (Utilization certificates) from Department / Nodal agencies for Govt / Subsidy business. To submit timely Inter party stock transfers in case of Seeds. Timely submission of TES and Promo Claims to ZSM. To have a structured “Territory Profile” – Sale, Dealers, Farmers, Village, Competition, Market size particulars. To have SWOT analysis for self, Company, Market, Distribution. To prepare the short and long term goals for the territory. Market Intelligence and Market Knowledge of the territory. KNOWLEDGE SKILLS ATTITUDE/ MOTIVES/ BEHAVIOURAL TRAITS JOB REQUIREMENTS Knowledge of : - Agricultural Sciences - Crop Agronomy - Pests and diseases control methods - Farmers psychology - Local language Planning & Organizing Integrity EDUCATION : Problem solving Proactive Essential Qualifications (Must possess): Customer relations Team working B.SC (Agri) -Geographical knowledge of the area Timelines Desirable (Preferred qualifications) : -Market intelligence (knowledge of competitors activities) Interpersonal relationships Customer orientation RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Minimum years : -An understanding of dealers behavior 2-5 years NATURE OF CONTACT INTERNAL CUSTOMERS* EXTERNAL CUSTOMERS** ANY OTHER SPECIFIC Exchanging information REQUIREMENT : Answering queries Extensive travelling Dealing with complaints Persuading or influencing for action Working and staying in rural environment Negotiating Any other : * Internal customers: Team members, colleagues, senior colleagues within and outside your department. ** External customers: Customers, clients, suppliers, business associates, public agencies etc. We are all about connecting with people, in a human way – showing respect, demonstrating trust, celebrating diversity. For us technology is an enabler, not the endgame. We see the value in human connectivity and how it creates new opportunities for everyone. With this, comes our promise to protect people’s safety in every way we can.

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