MAYFLY: Agronomist ( Pietermaritzburg )

Agronomist Agriculture, KwaZulu Natal Pietermaritzburg Market related - An Agricultural products and services provider is seeking dynamic Agronomists to identify the needs of clients and develop potential solutions, utilising leading edge technologies, services and/or products to support market and client growth. Minimum requirements for the role: Must have a BSc in Agriculture: Horticulture/Agronomy/Soil Science or Geology Previous plant nutrition or soil science experience will be beneficial Excellent communication, selling and marketing skills are required Computer literate Must be fluent in Afrikaans and English The successful candidate will be responsible for: Building and maintaining relationships with customers through regular onsite visits. Performing field trials. Providing technical recommendations to customers based on various analyses. Advising clients on plant nutrition and soil sciences to optimise yield and quality. Marketing and selling products and services. Gaining extensive knowledge relating to the use and application of the company’s products within a specific geographic location and crop variations. Analysing horticultural yields and quality. Preparing and presenting technical presentations to clients and industry stakeholders. Compiling sales budgets and meeting sales targets. Maintaining financial and administrative records. Participating in industry associations, trade shows and conferences. Conducting research and development to facilitate continuous product improvement. Salary package is highly negotiable depending on experience gained Ad Visible Until: 24 May 2020

Ref: PTA000151/EV

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