Agriculturist - Crop Fertilisation

Wednesday, 8 September, 2021
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747
  

Growing Agriculture business specialising in crop fertilisation is looking for Agriculturists in the following areas:

Lowveld

North-West

Western Cape

Northern Cape

KZN

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Growing the Agriculture business by providing agronomic, technical, sales and marketing support on crop fertilisation to clients, with the aim of increasing the profitability of the Customers through the use of technology that enhances efficiencies.

JOB OBJECTIVES/DUTIES:

  • Provide professional fertilization and agronomic advice to farming enterprises
  • Build and manage fruitful and sustainable relationships with clients
  • Attending to and resolving customer queries.
  • Interact with key stakeholders across the value chain to promote customer satisfaction and delivery.
  • Driving sales and marketing of products through effective relationship management and technical proficiency
  • Apply a differentiated marketing strategy to meet customer needs
  • Work in close cooperation with Omnia Regional Management.
  • Function as an integral part of and be central to the Omnia Marketing model.
  • Provide strategic support to Omnia representatives/agents with regards to products and recommendations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of a BSc (Agric) with Soil Science, Agronomy, Horticulture or Plant Science.
  • Hons Degree in Agriculture will be advantageous.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous, similar experience will be a definite advantage.
  • Experience in and Knowledge of permanent or seasoned crops (region dependent).
  • Agricultural background and/or fertilizer background advantageous.

COMPETENCIES:

Knowledge:

  • Sound knowledge of fertilizer and chemical products with fertilization recommendations in mind
  • Good grasp of the concepts of “client needs” and “adding value” in an agricultural context
  • Knowledge of the key differences, requirements and specifications of permanent and seasoned crops

Skill:

  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook
  • Report Writing Skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Presentation skills

Email CV in WORD format: inadmin@mweb.co.za