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Agronomy and Commercial Sales Manager at Reputable Company

  • Full Time
  • Zambia
  • 000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 000

Reputable Company

Overview

We are hiring! My client is looking for the services of an Agronomist and Commercial Sales Manager (one role) for their Zambia Cluster which includes Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi. You would own the commercial sales strategy implementation and performance with the Cluster, under the guidance of the GM and in line with the Africa business unit budgets.

You will drive the agronomic technical support function to commercial agricultural producers within their Cluster by managing the Commercial Team, External Agents, and Soil Sampling and Sales Technician in the provision of services : Analytics, Solution based proposals, Application processes and monitoring and evaluation of results.

Competencies, Business Expertise, Leadership and Problem solving skills

  • Proficiency in the provision of productive solutions, monitoring and evaluation, relevant to management, agronomy and sales
  • Practical application of technical agronomy, sales principles and staff management skills, making sure stakeholders understand why tasks are performed and what the consequences of their actions are
  • Self directed ability to make independent decisions for the Commercial Sales department, within the boundaries of Africa business unit strategy and budget
  • Analysis, judgement and provision of solutions to the day to day challenges
  • Analysis and provision of recommendations to forecasting and future Africa Business unit strategy
  • Ability to communicate well and explain instructions for accurate execution
  • Ability to influence and motivate others
  • Application of transparent Communication and Listening skills by encouraging openness and honesty
  • Proficiency in the provision of productive solutions, monitoring and evaluation
  • Practical application of technical agronomy, sales principles and staff management skills
  • Self directed
  • Analysis, judgement and provision of solutions to the day-to-day challenges
  • Analysis and provision of recommendations to forecasting

Qualifications and Experience

Degree in Agriculture, preferably with agronomy as a special field or previous commercial agriculture management experience. Minimum of 5 years senior management role.

We strongly encourage female persons and people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. The client does not discriminate based on disability.