We’re Hiring – Agronomist

Do you have a tertiary qualification and at least 5 years’ experience in agriculture? We are looking for an Agronomist for our growing team…

Primary Objective
To provide technical solutions for our international customers’ needs, building strong relationships with existing customers and developing new business opportunities.

Role Responsibilities
• Achieve agreed annual revenue and gross profit targets for the international market segments that you will be responsible for.
• Develop close working relationships with our existing marketing and technical team.
• Develop strong business relationships with our international distributor and independent agronomists and influence their
decision-making process.
• Benchmark our existing product offerings against competitors, ensuring they meet market needs.
• Play a central role in defining Biotechnica’s product development requirements and strategy.
• Work closely with the Supply Chain Manger to deliver the company’s strategic objectives for the product groups.
• Liaise effectively with the Supply Chain and Finance departments, to ensure customer requirements are achieved.
• Prepare, agree and implement a coherent sales plan to achieve sales growth and to deliver exceptional customer service.
• Promote Central Pharma Biotechnica Ltd and the product range to be at the forefront of agricultural biostimulants, enhancing the    status of the company within the marketplace.
• Support all relevant departments to develop new market opportunities for Central Pharma products based on proven technical evidence, including facilitating grower product performance trials.
• Provide authoritative technical training, advice and support for distributor customers and independent agronomists as and when      required.
• Provide exceptional customer relations management and after sales service.
• Attend international conferences and exhibitions as and when required.
• Represent Central Pharma Biotechnica Ltd in a highly professional manner.

Essential Education and Experience
• Agricultural qualification.
• FACTS Agriculture qualification.
• BASIS Agriculture would be advantageous
• The candidate will have at least five years agricultural experience, within an international context.

• The successful candidate is likely to be experienced in advising and selling to the agricultural sector, adding value to product            sales through providing technical advice directly to the farmer/grower.
• Experience of advising and selling to growers is essential.
• Direct experience of advising and selling agricultural biostimulants and organic fertilisers would be of benefit.
• A proven track record on your ability to generate new business is essential.

Skills & Competencies
• Personal integrity with resilience, tenacity, and a mature attitude.
• Able to work from our facility in Bedford on a permanent basis and to be able to travel on an international basis to service and          develop our international business.
• Planning skills and effective time management are paramount.
• Have the stature, technical authority, and interpersonal skills to develop strong working relationships, with customers and                colleagues.
• With a “can do instinct”, the candidate should have a sharp commercial awareness and good negotiation skills.
• Working to agreed sales targets is essential.
• Current, clean driving licence is required.

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