Genus PLC

Regional Farm Consultancy Manager

Job Locations UK-Preston
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/15/2023 3:48 PM)
# of Openings
Job Family
Sales & Sales Support

Business overview

Promar International is a leading provider of consultancy services to farmers, food companies and retailers. We create and analyse a vast array of industry data to keep us at the forefront of trends and provide reliable evidence to back our advice.


Our people are nutritionists, vets, agronomists, environmentalists, marketeers, financial planners, strategists, data analysts, engineers and supply chain builders. We operate from the UK and work globally.


Promar International is part of Genus plc, an agricultural biotechnology pioneer. Genus is a UK listed FTSE 250 company with over 3,000 employees spread across 70 countries. 


Role Overview

As the Regional Farm Consultancy Manager you will lead a team of Farm Consultants who provide advice and support to farmers to unlock the potential of their businesses. We are looking for someone with a proven ability to lead, grow and develop teams combined with strong commercial awareness and an ability to win new business in a competitve environment.


In this role you will demonstrate considerable knowledge and insight into the UK farming sector to ensure we are supporting and partnering with our farming clients responsibly. You will need to have prior experience of managing people, with responsibility for managing turnover and staff utilisation in the region.


This role covers the North of England. The ideal candidate will be based in the North West of England and will be able to travel within the region.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Work as part of the Promar Management Team to deliver the business' strategy
  • Lead the Farm Consultancy services and business growth in the region, as aligned with the business' core strategic plan
  • Develop and build capacity in the region by ensuring people management, sales growth, training or strategic business development projects are planned and implemented effectively
  • Responsible for the recruitment, training and ongoing leadership of all employees in the region
  • Regular joint visits and coaching of team members to provide support and ensure a high-quality level of customer service


  • Educated to a degree level or significant industry experience
  • Prior experience of managing a remote team
  • Experience of agriculture
  • Ability to travel in and around the region


Equal Employment Opportunities

Genus is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Genus prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Genus conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.




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