Senior Agronomist

 

Recruiter:

Mayfly Agri (Pty) Ltd

Job Ref:

PTA000693/JP

Date posted:

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Location:

Ceres, South Africa

Salary:

Market related


JOB SUMMARY:

A leader in the Agricultural industry is seeking a Senior Agronomist to assist in managing agents as well as providing technical support to farmers and agents in the field.

JOB DESCRIPTION:


Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Must have a B.Sc. Agric Degree in Horticulture, Soil Science, Agronomy or Plant Production
  • An AVCASA in Crop Protection and BASOS/FERTASA certification would be an added advantage
  • Must be SACNASP registered
  • 5 to 10 years’ technical experience in the agricultural industry will be required
  • Previous experience in dealing with agents and farmers are essential
  • Knowledge of small grains and permanent crops will be ideal
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and be willing to travel

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Assisting the Regional Managers to execute the company’s technical marketing strategy/plan and company objectives in the Western Cape.
  • Conducting field trails and make technical recommendations to agents and farmers.
  • Managing the development of new products and expansion of current products by monitoring and giving accurate feedback on local field and market conditions.
  • Building strong relationships with sales agents, prominent producers and relevant industry bodies.
  • Managing the marketing of the company’s range of Agricultural products to farmers and agents in the designated area.
  • Assisting with the development of marketing strategies to ensure continued growth of the products in the designated areas.
  • Providing regular communication with the Managing Director and Technical Department before product meetings about product development and demonstrations.
  • Coordinating the introduction and launch of new products in the area.
  • Planning and executing key projects.
  • Assisting Management with co-ordinating and facilitating product training sessions with relevant individuals, study groups, agents and dealers.
  • Serving as primary contact and source of sound, practical and reliable agronomic information in order to provide opportunities for the company and its customers.
Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gained

 

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