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  Irrigation Agronomist - Eastern Cape
 
Position:
 

Irrigation Agronomist

 
Location:
 

Eastern Cape

 
Job Description :
 

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An established leader in the precision agriculture sector currently requires a suitably experienced Agronomist to support their team in the Eastern Cape region. The focus of the role will be on permanent/ tree crops and involve providing sound support to Agents and Regional Managers, whilst promoting the company's holistic approach to soil and plant health to customers on farm level.

More specific duties will include:

  • Provide technical and agro support and advice.
  • Implement specific company strategy in the area.
  • Market and provide product support.
  • Oversee the installation and maintenance of systems on farms.
  • Identify and place orders for products required at customers.
  • Provide technical support to farmers on a regular basis.
  • Interact with key influencers in the industry to promote products to grow existing client base.
  • Interact with Regional Managers, soil scientists and agronomists to help implement strategy.

Requirements:

  • B Agric. or similar degree-level qualification (post-graduate degree advantageous).
  • Minimum of 5 years related technical advisory/ support work experience in the agricultural industry.
  • Exceptional technical tree crop, irrigation and agrochemical knowledge.
  • Proven experience working with irrigated crops and automated irrigation systems.
  • Computer literacy - MS Office (Word / Excel / PowerPoint).
  • Good working knowledge of Safety, Health and Environmental practices.
  • Valid driver's license and have own transport.
   
 
Salary Details:

A market-related salary package is offered, including 13th cheque.

 
Contact:

To be considered for this position please contact Kate Watts or email a completed CV to kwatts@agristaff.co.za. You are encouraged to complete our Registration Document if you are not currently registered.

 
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