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Technical Sales Representative


KwaZulu Natal

Job Description :

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A specialist company which produces advanced additive agents from natural raw materials requires a Technical Sales Rep. Their products have a variety of industrial applications and are supplied to the agrochemical, plant nutrition and animal feed industries locally, as well as exported.

Based south of Durban, KZN the role reports to the Sales Manager.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Develop and grow sales in the agricultural industry in Africa.
  • Maintain relationships with existing customers.
  • Perform field trials on new and existing products.
  • Developing new business and assess clients requirements.
  • Relevant market research.
  • Compilation monthly/annual sales budget reports and forecasting.
  • Development and implementation of sales strategies and business plans
  • Recruit and/or manage distributors and agents in the territory.
  • Participate in industry associations, trade shows and conferences.
  • Work with a global sales marketing and technical team to develop new products and markets.
  • Provide technical and marketing support to customers and business partners.


  • A relevant tertiary qualification (agricultural e.g. soil science, chemistry, animal nutrition).
  • At least 3 years of experience in a technical agricultural environment.
  • A minimum of two years of technical sales experience within the agricultural sector.
  • Strong communication ability (written and spoken), at all levels (boardroom level to out in the field).
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Energetic, driven and able to use own initiative.
  • Proven management/ supervisory acumen.
  • Good administration skills with proficiency in MS Office.
  • Good health (specifically no respiratory problems).
  • Able to travel as required, both locally and abroad.
Salary Details:

A competitive salary package will be offered to the selected candidate. This will include a basic salary along with company contributions to medical aid and provident fund.  


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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