Senior Manager – USA Sales
The Opportunity Alta Genetics USA is seeking a motivated, experienced and results oriented professional to join our senior leadership team. The ideal candidate will bring a relentless focus on what our clients need and an extreme drive to deliver this value continuously. The Senior Manager – USA Sales is responsible to lead sales and business development in the USA market through strategic planning, high performance coaching, and direct management of teams of sales, key account, and reproductive team members who are driven every day to achieve higher levels of performance for their clients and themselves. This position is an ideal role for a senior leader who is passionate about leadership, engagement, and strategic management. This challenging position is ideally based in the Alta Genetics USA headquarters in Watertown, Wisconsin, but can be alternately situated for the ideal candidate. Primary Responsibilities The Senior Manager – USA Sales will bring a convincing record of success, along with the following experiences and competencies: Understanding and knowledge of progressive dairy management operations and resultsCompetency and/or aptitude in genetic products and services, reproduction, data based decision making, and calf health and growthCreative and strategic thinker who can manage the product and service portfolio, in order to maximize value creation for clients and capitalize on synergies with partner companiesEffective leader of high-performance and fully engaged teams, who are inspired to challenge conventional thoughts in pursuit of a higher level of performance and client valueDemonstrated ability to translate a plan into action, generating on target outcomes and stronger teamsPassionate about talent development, including a proactive stance on recruitment, development, coaching and issue resolutionPositive contributor and leader within our global management teamEngaging and persuasive communicator in written and presentation format ?In addition to the above competencies, Alta Genetics places a high importance on the potential candidate’s fit with our culture. The central tenets of this culture are embodied in the following qualities: PASSION – You exhibit the personal commitment to be positive and solution-oriented, bringing energy and enthusiasm to customers, team members, and colleagues. LEADERSHIP – Established commitment to act for oneself and in support of the team, including taking the lead role, supporting from within the team, and pushing from behind toward a goal. TEAMWORK – You have ability to set and accept direction within the team, involving and communicating with the team members, and prioritizing group results over status. ACCOUNTABILITY – You have the ability to adapt, overcome and persevere when things do not go as planned and clearly demonstrate a measure of resilience. COMMUNICATION – You ask questions and are vulnerable when needing help. You are collaborative, participative, and informed on a timely basis about issues, clarifying expectations, adjusting to the level of understanding. WORK ETHIC – You approach your responsibility in a proactive and resourceful manner, including being dedicated and highly dependable, hungry with an agrarian work ethic. Skills and QualificationsDemonstrated experience working within the dairy industryDemonstrated abilities to inspire, motivate, coach and lead peoplePossess a sound agricultural backgroundPrevious experience working within the area of salesMust possess long and short-term planning and execution skillsBusiness-orientated with economic focus on value-creation for clients and delivering resultsSelf-ConfidentCritical ThinkerTremendous Communication SkillsThorough and Decisive Decision-MakingAmbitious to learn and apply business development “The Alta Way” How to ApplyAll interested applicants, please submit your resume into our Human Resources Department.Attention: Erica Habenei – click APPLY TO THIS POSITIONApply for this job.