• Profile

We're always looking for great people to join us, across our diverse range of opportunities. We have international jobs that span the agricultural supply chain.

Location:
Peterborough, UK
Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000

AB Agri Commercial Graduate Scheme

The Role & Key Responsibilities

Commercial Graduate Scheme

Applications Requested by 31st December 2018

The Commercial graduate scheme runs for a minimum of 18 months and is designed to give you a broad understanding of our key markets and a true flavour of our fast paced and diverse commercial activities.

In addition to your work placements, you will be assigned to work on projects that will help to build strong business acumen and key Commercial competencies.

Our Commercial functions are a business-critical area right across the AB Agri portfolio. Placements in our Commercial environments deliver first-hand insight into the following;

  • Field and office based sales activity
  • Sales support to direct, retail and trade customers
  • Key Account Management
  • Marketing Campaign Management
  • Strategy Planning, forecasting, budgeting and technical developments alignment with customers changing business needs
  • Raw material markets, purchasing, trading and product management

Who are we looking for?

The AB Agri graduate programme is designed to help you build on our Leadership Competencies. These include being a quick learner, exceptional team player and talented organiser who is great at building relationships and focused on achieving results. In order to succeed within the scheme a background in agriculture is not necessity, but a desire to work in the agricultural industry, spending time building your own relationships and credibility is a must. What will really make you successful is harnessing your drive, passion and desire to make a difference in a growing international business The pace, at times, can be fast, often with steep learning curves but for the right graduate it will also be a highly enjoyable and fulfilling career opportunity.

The right candidate will have enthusiasm to learn new things, travel to new places and the ability to interact and learn from everybody they meet, from customers, to colleagues, functional experts and management.

Skills & Experience

In order to progress your application, you will need a minimum of: -

  • Predicted or achieved min 2:1 in your degree
  • Permanent and unrestricted right to live and work in the UK
  • Be mobile and willing to relocate for the duration of the scheme
  • A full, clean car drivers licence
About The Company

uAB Agri is an animal nutrition and agricultural services business, part of Associated British Foods plc. Based in Peterborough (UK), the company operates across the agri-food supply chain from research to retailer, straddling high performance compound feeds and feed co-products from the food, drink and biofuels industries, feed micro-ingredients, analytical and consultancy services, livestock and poultry marketing. For more information please visit http://www.abagri.com/

Our commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and seek to attract, develop and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. We’re committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly, and with respect and dignity throughout the recruitment process.

Should you be successful after application, to be moved forward for an interview, please discuss with your AB Agri contact any reasonable adjustments to the interview process that you may require.

See our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Policy