We are looking for a Sustainability Commercial Account Manager to join the Frontier team on a permanent, full-time basis. We use a hybrid approach to working, this is a national role and there will be a requirement to attend sites and offices each week along with working from home.

You will play a key role in working with and supporting end consumers and Frontier commercial teams in building and delivering projects related to sustainable crop production. You will engage with internal and external stakeholders such as agronomists, farm traders, and grower customers and effectively manage commercial offers around natural capital and carbon management.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday per calendar year with option to purchase 5 more days
  • Dedicated Learning & Development team to support you and your career
  • Employee Assistance Program providing 24 hours support & advice in areas such as health and wellbeing for yourself, your family & friends (up to 5 people in total)
  • Increased Maternity, Paternity & Adoption leave benefits for eligible employees
  • Life Assurance scheme and pension plan with employer contributions of up to 7%
  • Cycle to Work Scheme, employee retail discount scheme and free eye test vouchers

About You

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proven track record of commercial delivery
  • The ability to communicate with impact at every level
  • Ability to deliver problem solving using own initiative
  • Excellent organisational skills, including prioritising workloads, meeting deadlines, and managing a varied workload in a busy environment
  • Intermediate level understanding of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • The ability to develop effective and supportive relationships with customers
  • Previous agricultural experience is desirable
  • Able to engage with, and learn, technical content
  • Focused on using skills, training, and experience to the benefit of the customer
  • Self-motivated and tenacious
  • Resilient in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Flexible approach to work and managing changing priorities
  • An effective team player
  • Solution focused

Your Role

As a Sustainability Commercial Account Manager your role will involve:

  • Managing customer relationships; building and maintaining a strong network of internal and external stakeholders such as agronomists, farm traders and farmer customers.
  • Developing understanding of technical aspects of sustainability programmes to effectively support customers.
  • Developing and running enrolment campaigns for commercial sustainability programmes. Enrolling farmers into programmes directly or via a network of Frontier colleagues.
  • Working closely with the Strategic Account Manager and other colleagues in the grain department to ensure alignment of sustainability campaigns with commercial grain trading strategy.
  • Supporting development of overall commercial strategy for sustainability programmes.
  • Working closely with the Knowledge Exchange Manager to prepare campaign materials.
  • Managing the roll out of programmes to grower groups and clusters.
  • Presenting information about programmes effectively in person and via digital channels.
  • Collaborating with and feeding back to technical colleagues to enable ongoing technical development of programmes.
  • Managing the internal network of sustainability programme champions.
  • Participating in, and leading where required, strategic and project planning meetings.
  • Writing documents for knowledge exchange and participating in training events.

About Us

Frontier is a successful and growing business. We are the largest crop production and grain marketing company in the UK, with over 1,000 employees and a turnover of more than £1.5 billion.

With a vision to be the first-choice employer in UK agriculture, we are committed to delivering a culture where people are at the heart of our success.

Award winning for our commitment to people, we have been recognised by Great Place to Work institute since 2012 and we are proud to be ranked by them in the top 30 UK best large places to work.

Our business approach is underpinned by our core values Integrity, Customer focus and Expertise or ‘ICE’. These values support our whole philosophy and way of working and we are always looking to attract talented individuals with either industry knowledge or specialist skills that will help us deliver consistently to these values.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We have a clear commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity encouraging fairness and equality of treatment for all. As such we encourage applications from all backgrounds.

We recognise the value of a workforce in which people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to introduce fresh ideas and contribute to the business goals.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive environment with inclusive employment policies, such as progressive flexible working and parental policies.

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