Technical Advisor- Agrochemicals - Kenya - Prostaff Scientific (Pty) Ltd, Kenya

  • Kenya
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Agriculture
  • Posted by Prostaff Scientific (Pty) Ltd on Thursday, January 24, 2019
  • Reference: PS007996/JB
  • Apply before Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7 Days left
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Employer: Prostaff Scientific (Pty) Ltd

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Technical Qualification in Agriculture or related is essential.

  • Previous working experience within sales is preferred but not essential.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • Must be willing to travel.

 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, 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 Marketing with relevant data for development of promotional marketing material.

  • Focusing resources on key growers and key influencers in the food/feed chain - creating pull approaches in support of the area team.

  • Identifying key crop, product and market opportunities and threats.

  • Developing the competence, motivation and commitment of dealers and agents through effective training, promotion and sales support aids.

  • Keeping abreast of market, trade and competitor activity in order to revise strategies to meet changing requirements.

  • Ensuring market information accuracy within the system for allocated crops with the area team.

  • Promoting and introducing products.

  • Creating demand for agrochemical products.

  • Establishing demo trials and cooperating on field days.

 Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

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About Prostaff Scientific (Pty) Ltd

Established in 1992, the Prostaff Holdings Group is entrusted by many successful companies and skilled candidates to provide complete recruitment solutions and highly effective human resource services specialising within the areas of Scientific, Food and Personal Care, Medical / Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Mining, Civil and Building, FMCG, Financial and Management.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to exceed client expectations by offering specialised recruitment and human resources services that will identify and promote the full potential of suitable candidates for long term careers with client companies. Our philosophy is straight forward: We are in the business of building long-term relationships with our clients and candidates. Our in-depth knowledge and years of experience within our industries of speciality enable us to provide the best service to both clients and candidates.

Prostaff is a member of APSO , the Personnel Recruitment governing body and we are passionately committed to and believe in its credo - “Honesty and Integrity”.