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Bayer CropScience - Sales Representative (Seeds)

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Job Title: Sales Representative - Vegetables Seeds

Responsibilities

Sales

Plan, review, adapt and execute an annual sales plan.

Establish a customer base, and educate customers on key products and the advantages of partnering with Bayer.

Spearhead contract negotiations to meet short and long term sales objectives, and to build partnerships with key customers.

Ensure timely payments by clients and follow debt collection policies when required.

Marketing

Proactively contribute to the development of the overall crop science marketing and sales plans by producing critical data on the market, pricing, and product information for vegetable seeds.

Keep management informed at all times on sales developments and any highlight any impacts and opportunities initiatives may have for other departments.

Product Development

Proactively contribute to the VS trials programme and submit recommendations to the team.

Initiate the introduction of new varieties, propose pricing strategies and launch plans.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have strong expertise in sales of technical products with a minimum of three (3) years solid business experience.

He/she must hold a Bachelor degree in Agriculture from a recognized university.

Core competencies

Ability to focus on customers’ needs and building strong relationships.

Ability to drive results, be self- starter and enjoy new challenges.

Ability to communicate, influence and collaborate with all stake holders.

Manage the complexity of working in a matrix organization.

Application Details

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae and a covering letter outlining their suitability for the role no later than 18th January 2015 to:

The Head of Human Resources

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Source: Daily Nation