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22Jun

Reporting to the Managing Director (MD), the Commercial Manager is responsible for strategically managing the commercial relationship between the company and its company customers in order to build trust and a reputation for reliability with the customer and meet the commercial targets.Read More

Responsibilities include:
Regularly interact with all customers in ESA, to develop deep enduring commercial relationships in order to achieve target sales and assure payment.
Provide technical support & advice to customers and prospects.
Craft and Implement a Marketing and Sales strategy for the company in ESA as well annual budgets and implementation plans. To include Market and Competition analysis, customer/product/opportunity matrix as well as the company value proposition along with clear financial objectives.
Review & report monthly sales and future demands at the S&OP meeting.
Develop and agree pricing and terms (order placement, pricing, credit terms, cash discounts, and others) with the MD.
Develop Marketing materials to create company and product awareness.
Ensure that seasonal wide-spread on-farm variety demonstrations and field-days run annually by partners, convey the optimum commercial message for company and customer visits and interactions are effectively managed.

  • Industry: Sales / Marketing / PR / Advertising
  • Salary: $5,000 Gross

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Any relevant degree from Sales and Marketing or Agriculture related.
Key Skills
Deep experience of African Agricultural inputs sales and marketing. <br> Both commercial (marketing and sales) and technical skills with respect to the agriculture business in Africa. <br> A customer focused individual, committed to building a reputation for trust and reliability. <br> Will have worked in a marketing and sales environment in a similar role for at least 5 years. <br> A highly proficient level of written / spoken English. <br> Performance and results driven attitude. <br> Ability to work with minimal supervision. <br> Willingness to travel frequently to the companys operations and customers in ESA. <br> Experience of working with a start-up business is desirable.

Additional Requirements

Sales
Marketing
Agriculture
Commercial Skills
22Jun

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Operations Manager is responsible for strategically managing the production, processing and logistics of the company product in the company portfolio.Read More

Responsibilities include:
Ensure that production and demand plans and activities are aligned and visible across the business; develop systems and S&OP processes, including timely reporting of any issues that may impact plans.
Ensure field production is done in both a timely and effective manner, to make sure that the planned quantities of seed of specified quality are produced and available as required.
Coordinate recruitment of growers and the implementation of the field production plan.
Ensure phytosanitary, regulatory and quality requirements, including certification, are adhered to and all shipments of seed made do not contravene any country or international regulations or good practice.
Effectively manage inventory (including storage and transport) to optimise working capital deployment and assure seed quality is maintained, providing visibility to inventory by line by stocking point.
Liaise with regulators and testing stations to provide independent certification with respect to company product quality parameters and assure required documentation is issued.
Liaise with the sources of breeder seed to ensure sufficient quantities are available in a timely manner to meet the production plan, ensuring agreements are in place with the seed or hybrid owners.
Putting in place planning and logistics systems and processes that integrate with the company finance system.
Procure, install and operate seed processing equipment at company sites in Kenya, Zambia and South Africa.
Ensure customer orders are fulfilled, dispatched and invoiced in a timely manner.
Ensure the companies HSEQ rules and procedures are established and fully implemented.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $5,000 Gross

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Agriculture, Business or Supply Chain
Key Skills
Deep experience of the African Agricultural inputs supply chain including seed supply. <br> Managed production planning and S&OP systems and developed processes in a cross border business. <br> Aware of regulations and certification pertaining to cross border seed trade in ESA. <br> A customer focused individual, committed to building a reputation for trust and reliability. <br> Ideally will have worked in a seed production environment in a similar role for at least 5 years. Willingness to travel periodically to the companys operations in ESA. <br> Experience of working with a start-up business is desirable.

Additional Requirements

Operations
Logistics
Processing
Finance
Seed