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  Technical Product Manager


Job Description :

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A role for a Technical Product Manager has arisen with an established developer of effective biological products for crop protection and growth enhancement.

Based just outside of Pietermaritzburg in KZN the position will entail a mix of technical and marketing aspects and require working closely with the regulatory and product development team members.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Overall Product Management of the products developed and produced by the company;
  • Acquiring an in-depth knowledge of the product range and sharing of technical data with subsidiaries;
  • Strategizing to position the company products in the different crops sectors within different countries;
  • Training of individuals regarding company products;
  • Ongoing technical product support and liaison with regulatory personnel;
  • Development of product financial plans and estimates of market volumes;
  • Accurate forecasting and production planning;
  • Developing cost transfer pricing for distributors;
  • Maintaining an up-to-date understanding of industry trends and technical development affecting product marketing;
  • Ensuring customer needs are understood and met.


  • A relevant degree-level qualification (post-graduate preferred such as plant pathology or other natural/crop sciences);
  • At least 3 years of experience in a technical and/or marketing role within the agricultural industry;
  • Strong general crop and plant health knowledge;
  • A passion for sustainable and environmentally-friendly operations;
  • Proven organisation and project management skills;
  • Computer literacy- Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Exceptional people and communication skills.
Salary Details:

A basic salary is offered which will depend on experience and level of qualification (R20 000 to R35 000 per month). 


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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