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Position:
 

Sales Agronomist

 
Location:
 

Limpopo

 
Job Description :
 

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A brand leader in the FMCG sector has expanded their offering with the establishment of a bio-agriculture division focusing on the manufacture of microbial products.

Based in Pretoria, this fairly new division is looking to bring on board an experienced and driven Sales Agronomist who will use their agricultural qualifications and advisory skills to engage with agents and farmers regarding the company’s range of products and ultimately drive sales. This is a sales-focused role and will entail travel with a focus on the Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Bi-weekly visits to the Pretoria office will be required.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with farmers to present products and solicit trials;
  • Encouraging agents and farmers to buy products;
  • Managing field trials;
  • Gathering, compiling, analyzing and interpreting trial results;
  • Making recommendations to farmers to help achieve efficient crop production;
  • Soil sampling and analysis;
  • Conducting educational workshops;
  • Crop budgeting and planning;
  • Developing protocols for product usage;
  • Crop rotation planning recommendations;
  • Remaining updated with new agricultural techniques, trends and practices.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of a degree-level qualification in agronomy or similar (an MSc is preferred);
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working with farmers in managing trials and providing sales support;
  • A strong network within the agricultural areas mentioned above;
  • Proven experience in providing technical training;
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills (written and verbal);
  • A passion for products which benefit the environment;
  • Able to work independently and goal-oriented;
  • Fit and strong with a love for working outdoors in the field;
  • Good computer literacy.
   
 
Salary Details:

The company offers a competitive basic salary and potential for commission and performance-based bonuses. A work vehicle will be provided along with company contributions to medical aid and pension. 

 
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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