Account Manager (Crop Protection & Health Bio-Products) - AgriSTAFF Client, Port Elizabeth

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Agriculture
  • Posted by AgriSTAFF Client on Monday, June 29, 2020
  • Reference: 1685666
  • Apply before Friday, August 28, 2020 - 47 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: AgriSTAFF Client

A well-established agribusiness supplying a range of biological plant health and plant protection products has vacancy for an Account Manager to cover the export orchard crop production areas of the Eastern Cape.

If you have a strong technical biological foundation combined with a passion for sustainable agriculture and a naturally innovative approach to people, sales and products this will be a fantastic opportunity.

Reporting to the National Sales Manager and liaising closely with other team members, the Account Manager will primarily take responsibility for proactively developing more business with key customers and forging strong relationships to achieve sales targets, whilst offering integrity and excellence in product support and advice.

Other areas of responsibility will include:

  • Establishment of genuine business partnerships with key customers to drive and grow sales;
  • Assisting distributors to grow sales via agent networks;
  • Product training and presentations to all role players within the area and distribution channel;
  • Proactive provision of information to the company (pricing, forecasts, market information etc.);
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual reporting with input on strategy and budgets;
  • Complaint handling and resolution;
  • Continuous analysis of the market (competitors, products, technical aspects, sales channels and other influential factors and opportunities).

Candidate Requirements

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. biological / agricultural) .
  • A technical post-graduate qualification or post-graduate sales/marketing studies will be advantageous.
  • Strong technical communication ability . .
  • Fluency in both English and Afrikaans .
  • Freedom and willingness to travel extensively.

The company offers a competitive salary package in line with candidates experience/ qualification. The package includes a basic salary, travel, phone and data allowances, group risk cover and a target-based commission structure. 

AgriSTAFF is a specialist agricultural & horticultural recruitment agency specifically
focused on serving South African & Southern African agriculture.

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