Commercial Manager – Environmental and Water Remediation (Europe)

Position:

Commercial Manager – Environmental and Water Remediation (Europe) 

Background:

Phoslock Environmental Technologies of Australia (PET) is seeking a Commercial Manager to be based in Southern England to drive sales of Phoslock (and other products marketed by PET) across Europe.  Phoslock is a lanthanum modified bentonite developed by Australia’s foremost scientific research body, the CSIRO, for the removal of filterable reactive phosphorus from water bodies and sediment pore water.  Over the past 15 years, Phoslock has been applied to more than 300 eutrophic lakes worldwide as a mitigation measure against blue-green algae.  Further details can be obtained by visiting our websites:  www.phoslock.eu or www.phoslock.com.au.

Job Description:

The position will entail the following:

• Promote Phoslock and other PET products throughout Europe, utilising social media and other marketing platforms
• Create sales opportunities and secure sales efficiently and appropriately
• Analyse the market and develop the most appropriate sales networks utilising direct (preferred) or agent type networks to maximise PET’s opportunities in the region 
• Follow up leads and opportunities to sell PET’s products throughout Europe
• Develop resources and infrastructure to optimise results 
• Work closely with the International Technical Team ensuring appropriate scientific rigour is applied to all projects and treatments
• Develop strategies aimed at encouraging local and regional government authorities and water managers to treat impacted lakes

The successful applicant should possess the following skills and experience:

• Demonstrated and proven record in sales development and management
• Strong planning and organizational skills
• Excellent communication skills and leadership qualities
• Basic scientific knowledge in a related field such as water quality or lake management
• Self-starting and autonomous
• An extensive and well-developed network of contacts in relevant fields
• An ability to work under pressure and trouble-shoot
• An ability to speak languages other than English will be welcomed but is not a pre-requisite.

Terms and Conditions:

An attractive salary package commensurate with skills and experience will be offered and details will be provided on request.

Applications:

Applicants should send their resumes and a letter outlining why they should be considered for the position to - ntraill@phoslock.com.au - by COB on Friday December 4. 

Short-listed candidates will be notified by email and virtual interviews will be conducted during December. 

The position will commence in January 2021.

Closing Date:
04/12/2020

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