Sales Agronomist



Mayfly Agri (Pty) Ltd

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Date posted:

Thursday, November 17, 2022


Limpopo, South Africa


Market related


A well-established manufacturer of plant nutrition products is seeking a dynamic Sales Agronomist to provide commercial and technical support to agents and farmers on products and solutions, ensuring on time delivery of orders, and to continue to build the company’s footprint in the assigned region.


Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Must have a BSc Degree in Soil Science, Plant Nutrition, Horticulture, Plant Physiology or Agronomy
  • Must be accredited in BASOS
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role with proven experience in field trials management and customer prospecting will be required
  • Must have knowledge of the methodology for assembling, conducting and harvesting fields trials
  • Good communication skills, specifically in English and Afrikaans, with the ability to interface with internal and external stakeholders of all levels, will be required
  • Must be able to deliver presentations in a clear, assertive and aligned with company's objectives way
  • MS Office advanced skills, mainly Power Point and Excel are important
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and be willing to travel

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Establishing relations with customers and employees based on the values defined by the company.
  • Accomplishing periodic visits to distributors and customers, aiming to understand the needs, offer solutions after analysis, and validate the solutions with the Regional Managers
  • Prospecting new customers in the region and contributing with complete analysis for the Regional Manager to support business strategy.
  • Ensuring and leading distributor management to support business strategy.
  • Ensuring, with Manager's support, the execution of the company Action Plan within the quality standards established by the company.
  • Ensuring the sales process, including the order, planning of delivery within the necessary time and monitoring of the payment of the order, aiming to increase sales.
  • Assembling demonstration trials, managing the development, applications, and harvest with excellence, and sending the results to the company and customers.
  • Ensuring the flow of information between customers and the company, anticipating problems and actively participating in discussions of alternative solutions with the Regional Manager and departments of the company.
  • Submitting timely reports (activities, visits and flows) and prior weekly schedule of activities.
  • Ensuring collaboration with all departments of the company to meet deadlines with quality, share results and good practices, have critical analysis and communication initiative to increase teamwork.
  • Ensuring the efficiency and performance of products in the field to increase sales and customer satisfaction.
Salary package is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

Please note that subsequent to the screening and shortlisting process, all further communication will be entered into, only with the shortlisted candidates


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