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Sales Agronomist at YARA International Tanzania

 



Sales Agronomist

Date posted: Sep 29, 2021
Location: Dar Es Salaam, TZ
Job Function: Sales & Marketing
Job Type: Permanent
Job Requisition ID: 9125

Position: Sales Agronomist
We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit
Yara's knowledge, products and solutions grow farmers', distributors' and industrial customers' business profitably and responsibly, while protecting the earth's resources, food and environment.

Our fertilizers, crop nutrition programs and technologies increase yields, improve product quality and reduce the environmental impact of agricultural practices. We foster a culture that promotes the safety of our employees, contractors and societies.

Yara Tanzania is focused on developing a responsible agriculture and extension approach, through establishing a crop specific product portfolio which is adapted to the local conditions. Intense efforts are devoted to the training of our retailer network as well as farmers in utilizing the correct fertilizers, in the right amount and precise timing.

Responsibilities
1.Train Distributors, Agro-Dealers and Partners on Yara Products, benefits and sales
2.Organize and follow-up demo trials and field days together with Distributors and Partners to promote Yara products
3. Applies relevant agronomic expertise to increase the pull from customers for Yara’s products and solutions, follow up Distributors sales performance, based on reports from Yara Tanzania vs sales target per customer and per product.
4.Collection of debts from customers of his (her) responsibility
5.Proactively inform Commercial Managers about commercial and technical development of Yara Distributors under his (her) area of responsibility while collecting information of potential new Distributors
6.Report monthly sales forecast information from customers, in order to build the Yara Tanzania total sales forecast and business plan
7.Together with Marketing and Commercial Manager, participate in Agri-Fairs and assist customers that visit Yara booths.
8.Support Agronomy department in preparation of crop programs to be offered and promoted to Distributors in the area of responsibility for key crops in that region.

Profile
  • Bachelor of Science in Agronomy
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an Agronomist in a commercial environment
  • Excellent technical agronomic skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with fluency in both English and Swahili languages

Additional Information

  • Sales driven mindset
  • Willingness to relocate and travel extensively upcountry
  • Excellent computer skills (advanced microsoft office applications)
  • Vehicle driving licence (manual gear)


Apply no later than 12 October 2021

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks.