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Opportunities at AF

Would you like to work for one of the fastest growing and most innovative agricultural groups in the country? We want to hear from well-motivated, ambitious individuals with a passion for excellence, a drive to succeed, and a 'can-do' attitude.

Each year, AF also employs a number of university placement students and graduates. Find out more about the student placement and graduate opportunities at AF.

A wide range of rewarding and challenging careers are available including specialist buyers and traders, key account managers, marketing, accounts, HR and IT.

All roles demand a high level of customer service, and offer excellent benefits packages to exceptional candidates, including competitive salaries, 24 days holiday per annum (increasing with service), pension plan, training and development opportunities, social events, life assurance, a superb working environment and membership of AF, allowing discounts on both farming and non-farming related purchases.

If this sounds like the career path for you, please send your CV with a covering statement to explain why you feel you would be suited to a position at AF to hr@angliafarmers.co.uk or write to Harriet McCarthy, HR Manager, Anglia Farmers Limited, Honingham Thorpe, Colton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5BZ.

Current vacancies

Head of Member Engagement, Full Time

Overview of role

As part of AF’s Senior Management Team, reporting directly to the CEO, the Head of Customer Engagement will manage AF’s sales and member relations interactions with our current and potential members and customers. Using data to analyse member history and devising strategies to improve business relationships with members, including retention, driving sales growth and driving a customer-centric department.

Identifying and segmenting members and customers into categories to enable strategic interaction with them, visiting where necessary, telephone reviews where appropriate and first class administrative support for all interactions.

Manage a sales force, ensuring they have clear and measurable goals and objectives to help AF achieve its strategy. Manage the performance delivery of the Customer Engagement Team to deliver targeted service, efficiency and performance goals in line with AF strategy.

To manage both sales and customer engagement functions to ensure a combined approach providing a seamless member and customer experience, from application to join, through on boarding, transacting , renewals, account growth and retention, right through to resignations where necessary, ensuring customer engagement is at the highest possible level. To be actively involved in the general management of the business.

 Qualifications & Experience

  • Strong Management track record
  • Experience in managing teams to achieve sales and revenue KPIs
  • Strategic thinker
  • Customer focussed
  • Track record of exceeding targets
  • Results driven, demonstrable track record of delivering results
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Competent in writing reports, articles and presenting self in front of an audience
  • Data analysis and data interpretation skills
  • Demonstrable ability to identify and make improvements
  • Experienced in setting and exceeding budgets
  • Strong networking skills, able to interact at high level with customers and team members

Personal Qualities

    • Driven and motivated
    • Gravitas
    • Able to give strong direction to a team
    • Can develop credibility both internally and externally
    • Confident to make decisions and defend these
    • Used to working to very tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Able to working in a highly demanding atmosphere
    • Devise and deliver ideas for improvement and development of the business
    • Team player but also able to work alone and use own initiative
    • Able to deal with a variety of personalities
    • Credible at senior level
This post is being recruited through Cooper Lomaz, please send your applcation to Phillip Watson at angliafarmers@cooperlomaz.co.uk

Apply to hr@angliafarmers.co.uk

Payroll Assistant, Full Time

Overview of role

Assist with the payroll function for Anglia Farmers, its associated companies and member payrolls. This will include monthly, weekly and fortnightly payrolls. You will be required to process salary changes and amendments as and when necessary. You will be responsible for maintaining an appropriate salaries and wages record / filing system for audit processes, assisting with the preparation and submission of all end of year returns to the HMRC and assisting with the management of pension schemes and payments including auto enrolment for members. For some member payrolls you will be required to prepare BACS files to make payments to members’ employees and HMRC ensuring required deadlines are met. You will also be required to provide general admin support for the HR Manager when necessary.

 Qualifications & Experience

    • Strong IT skills, in particular excel
    • Previous office administration experience is essential. Payroll experience would be advantageous but not essential as training can be provided

 Personal Qualities

  • Self-starter and driven
  • Can manage own time and work to deadlines
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Team player with the ability to work alone and use initiative
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Exceptional work ethic

Apply to hr@angliafarmers.co.uk