Sustainable New Business Development
As specified on advert
(Open to public competition)
Our Consumer Products Business
Unit currently has a need for a Sustainable New Business Development Manager
for our Horticulture business on a permanent basis. This role will be
multi-location but based primarily in Newbridge and will report to the Head of
Commercial Sales & Marketing, Consumer Products. The purpose of this role
is to identify new opportunities, project manage these opportunities to launch
and once launched, drive the volume and profit for new business opportunities
with the sole purpose of strengthening the Consumer Products offering within
retail, hobby, professional and agricultural categories.
Job Title: Sustainable New Business Development Manager Horticulture
Business Unit: Consumer
Reporting to: Head of
Commercial Sales & Marketing Consumer Products
Primarily in Newbridge
HR Contact: Niamh
Apply on or before: 22nd
The main duties and responsibilities of this role will include the
business opportunities for the Horticultural business across all adjacent
sectors and categories to significantly grow this business in line with the
ambitious short, medium- and long-term targets.
develop commercial opportunities with new products with current and new
commercial viability of the Green Composting proposition within the business,
Grow Revenue, Increased volumes, identify new opportunities and additional uses
for this product. Identify new sources and feedstocks of green raw material.
Working with our technical department deliver improvements in production,
quality, and finished product. Deliver a “Bigger, Better, Faster” solution
which drives value and profit in this area.
Develop new key
initiatives including: Biochar, 3rd party retail packaging for the Kilberry
facility and developing new diluents amongst other projects.
Develop and drive
new Products in this category: Product such as Soil enrichers, Chicken Manure,
Rockwool, enriched mulches, other similar affordable and sustainable related
related areas of business for BnM horticulture for example: Landscaping
Business or partnership, supply of ingredients to Landscape businesses such as
soil improvers, Bulk Bark etc.
opportunities for related BnM Consumer Products and supply to the Irish Growers
and Nursery businesses who are looking for replacements for Peat: Soil
Improvers, ferts, Mulch, Green Compost, Biochar offerings and 3 party sourced
and liaises in a professional capacity with other intercompany departments to
execute and lead new projects which should be delivered in an orderly and
timely fashion and within budget restrictions.
develop a business plan to achieve the required sales turnover and
profitability in line with the sales objectives.
sales targets by successfully expanding the customer offering.
revenue and realistic forecasts to the management team as required.
preparation and management.
presentation and proposals of new projects and updates to current projects on a
outstanding working relationships with strategic clients, enhancing retention
and new sales through referrals and references.
delivery to meet customer’s expectations and promote strong, long-lasting
customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs.
Talent management, coaching and
development is crucial in this role as we strive to develop a best in class
“customer focused” business.
Be an exemplar in demonstrating Leadership
Standards and Behaviours for Success. Lead, motivate, develop and performance
manage the team.
All employees are expected to co-operate
fully with all provisions taken by the company to ensuring Health and Safety,
and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises.
The ideal candidate will
possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes;
5 – 10 years’ experience in the
Horticultural or related sector at a similar executive level
Possess strong communication skills for
use both internally and externally
Attention to detail and accuracy is a
requirement; “Right first time” attitude
Have an excellent understanding of
customers relations across all channels.
The candidate must demonstrate strong
leadership skills within your teams and cross functionally in order to ensure
buy in from other stakeholders to deliver the required best in class customer
Proven ability in decision making and
delivering key business results
Proven ability to drive change within the
The candidate must be a finisher with the
ability to manage a project from start to finish and deliver results.
Must possess excellent organization and
The selection process for this role will include candidate screening from application.
Visit https://bnmproject.sharepoint.com/sites/thehub/Pages/Current-Vacancies.aspx for more information.
If you wish to be considered simply click “Apply” on the job advert, on or before 22nd October 2021.
Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.