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Dupont
Industry: Agriculture
Country: Zambia
City: Lusaka
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  • 4Applications
  • Posted: 03 June 2015

DuPont uses innovation & collaboration to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges. See how we're making a difference in food, fuel & protection.

Sales Agronomist

Description

Enjoy a challenging and fulfilling career with an international employer. Pioneer Hi-Bred International has business operations in more than 90 countries, and is committed to increasing food production with high quality Pioneer brand products and agronomic knowledge that maximizes agricultural productivity. By combining conventional and advanced plant genetics, Pioneer is delivering solutions to help meet the needs of a growing population’s demand for agricultural seeds.

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Requirements


Qualifications

Education and Experience

A Bsc Agric (Crop or Soil Science)
Master’s in Agronomy or Crop protection and post graduate Marketing diploma will be an added advantage
2 years’ experience in selling agricultural products will be an added advantage.

Competencies

The ability to transfer knowledge
The ability to work well in a team.
English written and verbal skills (including speaking in public)
Familiarity with computers
Observation, curiosity and innovation
The ability to lead meetings, listen and take decisions
Natural, simple, non-domineering, skills-driven leadership skills.
Planning capability.
The ability to analyse and summarise data.

Responsabilities

The successful candidate will: Raise the Pioneer brand image and product awareness in the area of operation Significantly grow market share in the sales area Grow ,strengthen and support a Pioneer Dealer system. Evaluate and recruit new Dealers where necessary Coordinate the demonstration of the value of Pioneer products. (Demo plots and side x sides) Conduct performance advancement trials PAT Assist the Managing Director in Sales Planning and Sales Development strategies Ensure product availability at the right place at the right time Ensure Pioneer leadership and maintain positive image in the Region through liaising with key stakeholders

Job Locations Availability

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    Zambia - Lusaka

Required Skills

  • Planning and Organizing
  • Facility Maintenance & Planning