Technical Advisor
Prostaff Holdings Group specialists
Zambia, ZA
9d ago

A well-established international specialty chemical manufacturing company requires the above to strategically provide technical support as well as assist the area team with first line of contact regarding recommendations and training.

Minimum requirements for the role :

  • Technical Qualification in Agriculture or related is essential.
  • Previous working experience is preferred but not essential.
  • Company will consider a graduate.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence.
  • Must be willing to travel internationally.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for :

  • Developing and implementing product demonstrations in the field and region.
  • Assisting the area team with first line of contact with the customer (dealer, agent and grower) in terms of technical support, recommendations and training.
  • Investigating, understanding, capturing and communicating aspects of key crop production.
  • Implementing agreed demonstrations and infield marketing trials and activities to influence and support sales of products, seeds and crop solutions.
  • Recording and collating information and data to support all product performance and supporting the Marketing Department with relevant data for development of promotional marketing material.
  • Focussing resources on key growers and key influencers in the food / feed chain.
  • Identifying key crop, product and marketing opportunities and threats.
  • Developing the competence, motivation and commitment of dealers and agents through effective training, promotion and sales support aids.
  • Keeping up-to-date of the market, trade and competitor activity in order to revise strategies to meet changing requirements.
  • Ensuring market information accuracy in the system for allocated crops.
  • Promoting, introducing and creating demand for products.
  • Establishing demonstration trials on field days.
  • Gathering market intelligence and crop production information.
  • Salary package is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

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