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Grower Relationship Officer – Burdekin 

The role of Grower Relationship Officer is part of a dynamic team that actively promotes QSL’s sugar pricing and marketing offering. This role has a strong client relationship management and sales focus, with ongoing responsibilities to build enduring and trusted relationships with cane growers in the Burdekin region.  

Reporting to the Grower Relationship Manager – Burdekin & Herbert Regions, this position is ultimately responsible for:

  1. The creation and implementation of sales and engagement plans to acquire new grower business and grow tonnes under management while also retaining existing relationships in a way that exceeds growers’ expectations and places service above all other objectives;
  2. Day-to-day account management, incorporating a strong focus on face-to-face engagement via farm visits and shed meetings to increase knowledge of the benefits of using QSL and understanding of our products and services;
  3. Being a first point of contact for grower enquiries, including those pertaining to pricing, marketing and Advances payments;
  4. Delivering local communication programs in consultation with grower organisations;
  5. Assisting with the production and dissemination of communications and identifying ongoing opportunities to enhance broader understanding and awareness of QSL’s activities and products;  
  6. Contributing to the credibility and relevance of QSL’s Client Relationship Management system, so that it continues to support the development of ‘fit for purpose’ and meaningful client engagement; and
  7. Providing training and support of growers in the use of the QSL Direct online portal.

To be considered for this rare and pivotal position you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in either agribusiness, commerce, business/ finance, economics or equivalent practical experience
  • Previous experience in managing rural accounts in a competitive market environment with some exposure to origination, commodity market and risk management, forward pricing and pooling, and contract life cycles.
  • A high degree of genuine empathy and engagement, with the ability to influence positive outcomes across a broad stakeholder mix
  • Experience and a high level of comfort with working in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Superior negotiation and communication skills coupled with a high degree of computer literacy

Of note, a full open and clean Drivers Licence as well as the flexibility to travel throughout the region is essential.

Applications close 27 September 2019.

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