Agriculturist Plant Nutrition

Agriculturist Plant Nutrition | PretoriaIntroductionOur client in the Agricultural Industry in Pretoria, has a vacancy for a Agriculturist Plant Nutrtition position available to take charge of the sales, marketing and agronomic support of the company's Plant Nutrition products to customers (agricultural producers) in the designated area in a professional and long term sustainable manner.Duties & ResponsibilitiesSALES & MARKETINGCustomer Relationship managementMarketing, Promoting and Selling of the Companys products to customers to fulfil the plant nutritional needs of their cropsManage / achieve marketing and sales objectives /targets for his areaTaking of soil & leaf samples on farmsAgronomic recommendations to customersFarm visits & plant nutritional advice to customersConverting recommendations to a sale and order for The Companys productsField Inspections where neededExcellent after sales service in terms of product, administration, agronomic service etc.Attend to customer complaints and refer to management where neededBe part of the community where you operate and represent The Companys at local agricultural/farmer events/activitiesRegular communication /feedback to marketing management on relevant market conditions and topicsADMINISTRATIONDo monthly Sales forecasts by product on a 12-month rolling basisComplete sales orders with all relevant information needed and within company sales conditions & terms and send to officeGet authorisation from Commercial Manager for transactions outside normal termsWork with logistics teams for products to be delivered according to customer needs/preferencesManage SAP order bank according to the company rules/guidelinesFill in all relevant forms in case of customer complaints/claimsFollow up account queries with the Finance department and get approval for corrections if validDo plant nutritional recommendations in terms of products, quantities, application and timing to customers according to industry norms and The Companys guidelinesEnsure HESQ requirements are adhered toDEBTORSCollect debtors for sales generated.Manage overdue debtors list and take responsibility to assist debtors department to collect them.Assist in obtaining updated customer credit applications.Desired Experience & QualificationBSc. Agric DegreeMinimum 3 years experience in similar role/environment.BASOS Certificate/QualificationSales competency and persuasive abilitiesRelationship management skillsCommunication skillsOrganization abilityAbility to work independentlyAgronomic skills and knowledgeEnglish
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