Technical Advisor – Animal Feeds – Ruminants – Modimole – Mokopane
Limpopo, Full Time Deadline: Aug 30, 2023
Well Know Agriculture Company that specialises in Animal Nutrition Seeks Technical Advisor – Modimolle
To promote the sale of our range of Animal Feed products, and to provide technical and product support as required by the company , customers and prospects. End goal is to achieve annual budgets / objectives for the region and to increase sales volume and margins as well as improving the viability of farms and farmers
Well Know Agriculture Company that specialises in Animal Nutrition Seeks Technical Advisor
The selling and supporting of Animal Feed range to current and prospective clients
To achieve monthly ’ yearly sales budget per customer and 5 level classification
The building and maintaining of customer relationships.
To maintain a regular visit schedule with customers and potential customers in order to keep current monthly sales and grow sales with prospects.
Monitor opposition trends on pricing on a monthly basis
To add value to the customers – Identify needs and goals from Top 20 clients in each area on a quarterly basis
To understand and keep abreast of Animal Feed industry news and developments
To understand the principles of Animal nutrition
To understand all technical aspects of feed ranges
To understand the fundamentals of forage production which will include dryland and irrigated pastures as well as other forage crops, where applicable
To maintain effective communication with customers and in-house personnel
Writing of quarterly articles
Monitor the performance of products, to gather production figures from species specific feedlots ’ supplemented farms on a monthly basis
To play an active role in study groups ’ Trade shows.
To handle the necessary administration and liaison with relevant customers/potential customers and in house personnel.
Non-conformance reporting (External) and control thereof
To manage and control outstanding debtors.
Accurate and on time reports to direct Superior and Product Manager – week reports, monthly sales reports
Accurate and professional customer reports, in writing to clients after visits
Compiling of and keeping Animal Feed sector plan up to date – January ’ August of each year.
Keeping to deadlines set for projects – these projects are identified as needed and focused on.
Continually striving to improve through teamwork with other employees all related aspects of the business.
Using objective measurement, identifying problems within the company and subsequently identifying the “root cause” of problems.
Ensuring always that corrective actions taken to resolve problems are, ultimately, permanent and preventative.
Assisting, wherever possible, to ensure that all actions, functions and processes in the business are conducted in a value-added manner.
Complying, in line with the Policy Document, departmental procedures and practices.
Ensuring that any subordinates reporting to you are effectively communicated to with regards to their responsibilities and authorities.
Control of any company expenditure, which may be entrusted to you, in line with the overall company budget.
To comply with any other work-related instruction which is relayed via a superior and which is deemed to be necessary and reasonable.
The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be revised from time to time, by agreement, in line with the company’s overall Policy Documents and operational requirements.
The company expects the employee to carry out his/her duties and responsibilities to the best of their ability and commits itself to empower the employee with the authority to meet these requirements.
B Agric / B.Sc. Agric
3 yr. Agricultural diploma
Possession of a valid code 08/EB driver’s license
Able to obtain SACNASP registration a Professional Natural Scientist
3 Years’ experience in similar role.
Preferably have milling background experience
Experience in selling and marketing
Self-starter and follow-though
Energy, drive, courage and tenacity
Required to work with minimum supervision
Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
Ability to meet deadlines
Experience:Between 1 – 3 Years