Head of Agronomy
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Lagos, Lagos
1d ago
  • Coordinates services and attends to operational needs for agronomy sales.
  • Provides professional support with agronomic purchasing decisions
  • Supervises and coordinates the applicators and tanks on the spreading, spraying and delivery of bulk fertilizer to assure the most prudent use of equipment.
  • Creates and recommends optimal agronomy programs that utilize seed services, precision farming technology, financial services and other marketing tools.
  • Understands the functional roles of departments and works closely to improve the efficiency and profitability of each hub / assigned location.
  • Develops an intimate knowledge of relevant brands and delivers timely and accurate communication to targeted producers to drive value-added sales.
  • Provides timely and accurate communications, demand forecasts, customer complaints, sales reports and timely requests for competitive pricing, etc.
  • Manages current customer accounts to include developing whole farm plans, forecasting agronomy inputs, price negotiations, technical coordination, contract preparations, contract closures, complaint resolution and contract collections.
  • Provides periodic reports on inventory activity to management.
  • Completes performance appraisals, rewards employees, disciplines employees, addresses complaints and resolves employee problems in conjunction with division heads.
  • Other duties assigned as required.
  • Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy or a closely related field.
  • Ability to appropriately plan, organize, monitor, and evaluate the workflow of projects and activities.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and effective negotiation skills.
  • Ability to listen and pay attention to details.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
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