Agricultural Firm Sales Agronomist (On contract) Job in Kenya

Nov 18, 2016

Our client, an Agricultural Firm that handles organic fertilizer, soil amendment and soil oxygen supplement is seeking to recruit a Sales Agronomist 

S/He who will be responsible for meeting and exceeding sales objectives throughout Kenya territory by trialing, promoting and selling the Company’s product solutions through scientific and professional sales techniques and long-term customer relationships to be based in Nairobi, Kenya with frequent domestic travel. 

The successful candidate Must have a strong experience working in a flower farm or a large vegetable farm in the agricultural field, dealing with agrochemicals and fertilizer sales.
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop plans for testing products on commercial and small-holder farms throughout Kenya.
  • Train farmers, large and small, how best to use products for their agricultural needs.
  • Prepare the analysis and laboratory testing for agricultural land.
  • Develop and implement a proper framework for selling organic fertilizers.
  • Identify and develop the marketing / penetration strategies for the above products.
  • Prepare application protocols for product use on specific crops, soil types and land sizes.
  • Keep abreast of competition, competitive issues and products.
  • Attend and participating in sales meetings, product seminars and trade shows.
  • Prepare written presentations, reports, and price quotations.
  • Provide follow-up with customers to ensure customer satisfaction with products.
  • Ensure that agricultural premium income targets are achieved.
Qualifications:
  • Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture or Floriculture.
  • Must have above 5 years experience in a flower farm or a large vegetable farm.
  • Must have dealt with agrochemicals and fertilizer sales in farms.
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Ability to summarize scientific agronomy data.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Valid driving license.
  • Willing to travel widely throughout Kenya.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh 30,000 plus commissions (Approx. 300 USD)
 
Deadline: 18th December 2016   
 
Applications:
 
To apply, please follow the link: 

http://bit.ly/2g03r7y
Summit Recruitment & Search, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road,
Karen

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