Area Sales Manager

Department:  Sales
Date:  Nov 22, 2022

Area Sales Manager for sales team responsible for the GAP region in Turkey


Would you like an independent role where you get to use your insights into agronomy? And are you looking to hone your leadership and sales skills as you interact with key clients and head a team of technical sales experts?


In this position, you will be responsible for sales in the GAP region of Turkey. You will be front and centre, ensuring the continued development of the employees in your sales team and supporting the growing sales rates in the region.


Join us and gain the opportunity to further build your career in an international and multicultural company where cooperation is at the core of everything we do.


FMC is a leading provider of innovative crop protection technologies that help feed diverse populations seeking a nutritious, sustainable food supply. We currently comprise around 7000 employees, 23 Research & Development sites and 26 manufacturing sites globally.

Joining us either in Sanlıurfa, Gaziantep or Diyarbakır you will be heading one of our 6 regional sales teams in charge of demonstrating our products to customers. We are an energetic and dedicated group within FMC, and you will be part of the local team has great spirit.


Manage your team and demonstrate products in the field

As an area sales manager for the GAP region, you will be responsible for the daily management and development of your team of technical sales representatives. The team provides our customers with advice and demonstrates products in the field, and you will support them in their work aiming to sustain a stable growth rate in a competitive market. Doing so, an important part of your job will be to nurture strong relationships with especially our key customers.

You will also be an active part of the local senior management team and work closely with colleagues across FMC globally. More specifically, your tasks will include:

  • Handling regular reporting on market development, competition, etc.
  • Coordinating and assigning tasks and helping your team manage daily assignments
  • Interacting with customers – this includes both key growers, key clients, advisors and food chain companies – and making recommendations on choice of product
  • Following up on collections


Join an international work environment

You will become a part of a truly international organisation with colleagues of many different nationalities. As such, you can look forward to joining a diverse group where we care about each other and respect our differences.


FMC as a company has gone through a lot of change in recent years. That makes for a dynamic environment where we truly embrace change, and because of that and as we are close knit team locally, teamwork is very important to us.” Country Manager Tahir Ertan concludes.


Agronomist with solid leadership skills and business acumen

As you will be interacting with a wide range of customers as well as managing a team, you will need to have great people skills and excel at building relationships. You know how to navigate in a competitive market, using your business acumen and drawing on your solid experience, and you understand how to set the direction for your team and lead by example. We also imagine that you:


  • Hold a degree in agronomy
  • Have a 6+ years of experience from in a similar position, preferably from a crop protection company
  • Have solid collaborative and leadership skills and hands-on experience managing a team
  • Have a solid grasp of MS Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Speak and write Turkish as well as English fluently
  • Have a driving license and good driving skills


Are you interested?
We take candidates into the recruitment process continuously and fill the position once we have found the right candidate. So, complete your application by clicking on “apply” as soon as possible and by 20th of December at the latest.

We look forward to hearing from you.