Syngenta Zambia
Syngenta Zambia
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Sales and Technical Rep. Zambia

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Job Description

Company Description

Syngenta Seeds is one of the world’s largest developers and producers of seed for farmers, commercial growers, retailers and small seed companies. Syngenta seeds improve the quality and yields of crops. High-quality seeds ensure better and more productive crops, which is why farmers invest in them. Advanced seeds help mitigate risks such as disease and drought and allow farmers to grow food using less land, less water and fewer inputs.

Syngenta Seeds brings farmers more vigorous, stronger, resistant plants, including innovative hybrid varieties and biotech crops that can thrive even in challenging growing conditions. Syngenta Seeds is headquartered in the United States.

Job Description

Role purpose

  • To sell and promote Syngenta Vegetables Seeds to all assigned existing customer portfolios and prospective accounts.

Accountabilities:

  • To sell and promote Syngenta Vegetables Seeds to all assigned existing customer portfolios and prospective accounts with a focus on emergent farmers.
  • Directly manage identified key Agro dealers and Stockists accounts plus a number of sub-accounts in the territory.
  • Create demand by running demo trials and participate on field days/expositions, execute campaign plans agreed with Marketing Operation Lead
  • Share demand plan with Operations team on a weekly basis.
  • Run a certain amount of screening trials in EZ capture to support future New Product Introductions and provide feedback to Product Development Specialists
  • Take orders from Agro dealers, Stockists and agents and organise and coordinate delivery and payments of products to the with Operations team.
  • Provide sales training to Agro dealers, Stockists and Agents.
  • Ensure all customers are handled and serviced within accepted Syngenta policy and standards.
  • Provide timely sales report to Regional Sales Lead

Qualifications

Knowledge, experience & capabilities:

Critical knowledge:

  • Diploma in Agriculture, BSC degree in Agriculture will be an added advantage

Critical experience:

  • 3 years plus experience in sales (experience in Agro industry will be an added bonus)
  • Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities:
  • Strong Communication, Interpersonal & Influencing Skills.
  • Concern for standards.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Critical leadership capabilities:

  • Strategic view

Critical success factors & key challenges:

  • Build understanding of Vegetable Sales objectives, focus and priorities within the organization ensuring in time and qualitative delivery of strategy
  • Manage priorities.
  • Working in matrix organization.
  • Build strong relationship with farmers and Territory teams
  • Gain stakeholder support
  • Facilitate the transition, anticipate blockage and profit from opportunities

Method of Application

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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Syngenta Zambia
Lusaka
Agribusiness
Agrochemicals
Seeds
A leading agricultural company that manufactures and distributes agrochemicals and seeds. With an ambition to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet, Syngenta Zambia aims to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Their technologies enable farmers to make better use of limited agricultural resources. Through partnerships, collaboration and its own 'Good Growth Plan', Syngenta is committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalising rural communities.