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Sales Manager at an International Seeds Production Company in Yangon

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Job Type: Permanent
Location: Yangon
Industry: Sales, Agriculture & Farming, Sales & Business Development
Salary Detail: Up to 4,000,000 MMK per month
Reference: DAU59867

Job Description

Sales Manager at an International Seeds Production Company in Yangon

  • Responsible for Managing and Developing the Commercial Function of the Seeds Business in Myanmar

  • Up to 4,000,000 MMK per month

The Role

The ideal background for the role will have strong hands-on experience in managing agricultural product sales preferably from seed products or crop protection products. Strong experience managing and leading sales teams. Self-motivated, able to travel based on business requirements, and experience working in an international environment

About the Company

Our client is one of the international largest seed production companies with a strong presence in the Southeast Asia market. Having over 3000 employees and over 20 R&D establishments across the globe and serving over 30 million farmers around the world


  • The role will lead the entire sales activities of the company in Myanmar to meet or exceed budgeted annual sales

  • Ensure business growth in terms of customer acquisition, market share, product mix, volume, and price

  • As part of company values, smallholder farmers shall be at the center of the sales activities to serve them in the best way including regular visits, technical training, and innovative solutions to challenges

  • The sales manager will lead by example to develop the competencies of sales team members

  • Ensure team members meet the goals and objectives by setting processes and monitoring performance

  • Develop organizational strategies to hire, train, and mentor employees aligned with business needs and anticipate succession planning for critical positions, in cooperation with the deputy general manager and general manager

  • Develop and implement a relevant commercial plan by using market needs, anticipating trends, and identifying the unique and complex challenges and opportunities in the market

  • Ensure alignment of priorities between country and group functional head

  • Coordinate laterally with other departments at a country level and at a group level to ensure activities are completed as per required quality, on time, and within budget

  • Prepare the annual budget for the sales department

  • Meet or exceed annual sales and operating profits budget

  • Define channel partner commercial plan per segment

  • Nurture relationships with channel partners and farmers

  • Build and mentor an effective team to meet sales targets and strong seed-related knowledge

  • Establish a business intelligence strategy including the collection of valuable business insights about the market trends and competition landscape in coordination with the marketing function and product development department


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Minimum 7 – 10 years of working experience in the agriculture market and experience handling crop protection or seed products

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills

  • Can drive a car and have a valid driving license

  • Proficiency in English skills in both verbal & written


Competitive Incentive + Allowances

Career Growth Opportunities

An opportunity to work in a market-leading seeds company with global standards in Myanmar

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