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3 Sep 2014

Sales Agronomist Job Vacancy

Dynapharm Kenya Ltd, a leading player in the Kenyan Pharmaceutical and agricultural sectors, intends to recruit young, dynamic and results-oriented professionals who will be instrumental for the achievement of the Company’s Strategic Plan

The company is looking to recruit the following job positions: 

Sales Agronomist
Job Ref: DPK 1001
(Central, Rift Valley, Nyanza, Coast, Eastern and Western Regions)

Overall Purpose:
Reporting to the Manager, Marketing & Business Development, He/She will be in charge of offering precision agribusiness that ensures farmers produce better yields, nutritious produce and hence improving crop productivity for higher profit.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Market our organic fertilizer products and complete sales with farmers.
  • Provide agronomic advice to horticulture, commercial and plantation farmers related to our product
  • Meet or exceed sales targets of organic foliar fertilizers
  • Offer training and demonstrations to sales staff and potential clients by showing them the benefits and usage of our products
  • Manage product promotions in liaison with the Marketing Department
  • Provide consultancy to clients and distributors on agriculture related activities
  • Train distributors and customers on company agricultural products usage and business opportunities
  • Building a pipeline of interested distributors
  • Setting up trials with customers
  • Closely tracking and reporting sales and marketing activities
  • Managing a network of distributors and completing follow-on sales
  • Provide and review Agricultural literature for the company and clients.
  • Prepare weekly / monthly /annual reports for the section for presentation to the Manager, Marketing & Business Development.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, with majors in soil Science and plant nutrition.
  • Must have 3-5 years hand on experience input sales (marketing)/ Soil Nutrition related Activities.
  • Must be ICT literate.
  • Must have a valid driving license, for a minimum of three years.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and goal oriented individual, with excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to develop strategies and action plans for new opportunities, products and markets.
  • Ambitious and passionate candidates with strong customer orientation.

Dynapharm Kenya Ltd is an equal opportunity employer; interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of key certificates only and indicating the current and expected remuneration to admin@dynapharmkenya.co.ke before 5th September, 2014.

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Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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