HORTICULTURIST – FM1163

Weipe Area (3hrs from Pietersburg) – Limpopo:  The successful candidate will identify the needs of clients and recommending potential solutions utilizing company technologies, services and/or products to support business and client growth.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Relevant degree in Agriculture: Horticulture/Agronomy/Soil Science
  • Own transport (bakkie)
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills in Afrikaans and English is mandatory.
  • Self-starter and problem solver that can work on their own steam and initiative

DUTIES: Not limited to the below, the incumbent will be required to perform the following primary duties:

  • Advise client on plant nutrition and soil sciences to optimize yield and quality.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with customers through regular onsite visits.
  • Providing technical recommendations to customers based on various analyses.
  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to clients and industry stakeholders.
  • Performing field trials.
  • Marketing and selling products and services.
  • Compile sales budgets and meeting sales budget.
  • Gaining extensive knowledge relating to the use and application of the company’s products within a specific geographic location and crop types.
  • Conducting research and development to facilitate continuous product improvement.
  • Participating in industry associations, trade shows, and conferences.
  • Maintaining financial and administrative records.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as on your own
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to market and sell products and services
  • Attention to detail

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

To apply CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM001163&preview=2a295944f54bf416141be8fc2dc76cee