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Oakes Bros. is a leading JCB and New Holland agricultural dealership covering Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Wiltshire.

From our four regional depots, we provide our customers with a professional, comprehensive sales experience along with first-rate aftersales service and support.​​

Details of all our current vacancies are available below along with information about how to apply.


Group Sales Manager - Micheldever, Hants.

How would you like to work for an established, progressive company selling world class brands such as JCB and New Holland?

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Who we're looking for

We're currently seeking a Group Sales Manager based at our Micheldever headquarters to be responsible for developing and delivering a successful commercial strategy across the business through the implementation of key activities and processes geared towards further business growth.

This progressive role is ideally suited to a person wanting to take their career to the next level. Reporting directly into the Managing Director, this is an influential position to drive the company's sales and marketing activities forward.

Responsibilities

  • To develop and execute business strategies across the sales and marketing functions
  • To direct commercial activity that maximises the potential of the company's products and services to deliver against defined targets
  • To deploy initiatives aimed at identifying new business opportunities and commercial contracts and to monitor competitor activity
  • To ensure the CRM system is being used effectively to provide a productive sales pipeline and lead-tracking process
  • To manage machinery stock requirements, demonstration programmes and hire fleets
  • To manage sales, marketing and promotional activities
  • To oversee and support the sales administration processes
  • To attend shows/events, conferences, supplier meetings and site visits and to represent the company as required

Skills required

  • Minimum three years previous agricultural sales and staff management experience
  • A solid track record of achieving sales growth and delivering results in line with business objectives
  • Good, in-depth knowledge of the agricultural/horticultural sector
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Strong organisation skills
  • A very good level of computer literacy

Benefits

  • Competitive salary & bonus scheme
  • Company vehicle
  • Company pension scheme
  • Laptop, tablet and smartphone

Additional info

  • Closing date: Sat. 17th August 2019
  • Job type: Full-time, Permanent

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply by sending a covering letter along with your CV to:​​

​​Richard Haines, Managing Director​​
Email: richard.haines@oakesbros.net​​
Tel: 07768 774 935


Sales Trainee - Micheldever, Winchester

How would you like to work for an established, progressive company selling world class brands such as JCB and New Holland?

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Who we're looking for:

​We're currently seeking a highly-motivated Sales Trainee based at our Head Office in Micheldever near Winchester. This exciting and rewarding role offers a superb opportunity to embark on or progress your sales career in the agricultural industry working alongside our world-leading partners that include JCB, New Holland, Kuhn, Agrifac, McConnel and others.

Responsibilities​

  • ​A desire to learn and understand the key elements involved in delivering practical solutions into the agricultural, horticultural and related sectors
  • An abilty to develop and maximise sales opportunities, respond to customer inquiries and build lasting relationships
  • To accurately monitor and manage the sales process from planning to delivery
  • To ensure all customer requirements and timeframes are met
  • To identify new product/market opportunities
  • To attend exhibitions, trade shows, supplier meetings and site visits and to represent the company as required.


Key skills​

  • Previous sales experience desirable although not essential
  • Strong sales ambition and positive proactive qualities
  • Knowledge of the agriculture/horticulture sector is preferred but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Easy access to your designated territory
  • A full driving licence.​


Benefits​

  • A competitive salary
  • A company car
  • A company pension scheme
  • A laptop, iPad and smartphone
  • On-going training and development.

Hours: Full time, Permanent​

Closing date for applications: Fri. 28th June 2019​

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply by sending a covering letter along with your CV to:​​

​Richard Haines, Managing Director​​
Email: richard.haines@oakesbros.net​​
Tel: 07768 774 935


Agricultural Service Technicians - Various Regions

Oakes Bros. are seeking enthusiastic, competent and knowledgeable individuals to fill the position of Agricultural Service Technician.

You'll provide a full range of mechanical service and repair work on our customers' machinery units at our depot or where possible on-site. This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning, successful team and build a long-term career within the company.

The ideal applicants will possess the following:

  • All round technical knowledge including electrics and hydraulics
  • Agricultural engineering qualifications
  • Experience working with New Holland and JCB machines
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Work on own initiative
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Good IT and administration skills
  • Full driving licence
  • A can-do attitude

The benefits:

  • A leading salary of £14.00 - £15.50 ph
  • Pension
  • In-house development and product technical training
  • Support for attending manufacturer training and other courses
  • Service van 
  • Mobile phone
  • Laptop

Vacancies exist at the following depots: Micheldever near Winchester, Hants., East Ilsley near Newbury, Berks., Clemsfold near Horsham, W. Sussex and Coombe Bissett near Salisbury, Wilts.

For more information or to apply, send a covering letter and CV to:

Richard Haines, Managing Director
Email: richard.haines@oakesbros.net
Tel: 07768 774 935


Apprentice Agricultural Service Technicians​ - Various Regions

If you're a school leaver, have you considered what you might do as a future career? Are you interested in engineering and electronics and would like to earn a wage?

​Oakes Bros. now has a number of exciting opportunities within our four locations across the central part of Southern England for our 2019 apprentice intake.​

​About us

Oakes Bros. is a major agricultural dealership for New Holland, JCB and other world leading manufacturers of agricultural machinery covering Hampshire Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Wiltshire.​

Are you...​

  • Looking to start an exciting career in 2019?​
  • Interested in engineering and electronics?​
  • Looking for great career development and training opportunities?​

​If so, we offer...

  • Great on-the-job training and mentoring as part of a team​
  • Block-release apprentice training at Reaseheath College to level 3​
  • Manufacturer-accredited and product specialisation training.​

Why an apprenticeship?​

Earn while your learn. Apprenticeships are structured in a way to ensure that you’ll learn and develop the key skills you need to do your job and an excellent way to gain nationally recognised industry qualifications while earning a wage at the same time.​

​As a qualified Agricultural Service Technician, you'll be able to provide a full range of mechanical service and repair work on customers' machinery from some of the world's top manufacturers. This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful team and build a long-term career within the company.​

Our depots are located at Micheldever near Winchester, Hants, East Ilsley near Newbury, Berks., Clemsfold near Horsham, W. Sussex and Coombe Bissett near Salisbury, Wilts.

Salary: TBC​

Job type: Full-time, Permanent​

​For more information or to apply, please email your CV along with a covering letter to:​

Richard Hill, Group Service Manager​
Email: richard.hill@oakesbros.net
Tel: 07740 935750

 


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