Jobs and Vacancies at Green Point Kenya


Field Agronomist
We are a company in Agribusiness and seeking to recruit a Field Agronomist.
The primary responsibility is to assist in providing expertise and advice in implementing agronomic service programs for our business

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Regular field checks to ensure expected production is always on course.
·         Prepare and present detailed field reports to the lead supervisor and management
·         Insect, weed and disease monitoring / diagnostics
·         Soil sampling and Soil moisture status monitoring
·         Ag chemical, fertilizer and seed recommendations
·         Equipment calibration
·         Crop rotation planning and hybrid/variety selection recommendations
·         Permanent record keeping Crop budgeting and planning
·         Provide personal consultation with customers as needed
·         Educational / promotional presentations as needed
·         Assist designated staff members in selling efforts with dealers, specific customers, and prospective customers that need additional agronomic support / contact.
·         Proactively promote and inform the Area team sales staff on current and potential upcoming agronomic issues that affect growing crops.
·         Assist other Agronomists with designated agronomic testing, training and sales projects.
·         Perform field service calls, participate in area functions as requested, and evaluate product performance within designated areas
·         Attend commercially sponsored workshops and seminars to gain agronomic knowledge
·         Perform other duties as may be required by the company

Qualification

·         Diploma/Bachelor in Agriculture or related field
·         6 Months – 1 year experience as an Agronomist
·         Broad technical knowledge of crops, products and farming practices.
·         Must be flexible and good communication skills

Sales and Marketing Manager
We are a company in Agribusiness and seeking to recruit a Produce and Projects Sales and Marketing Manager.
You will also be responsible for planning, implementing and directing the sales activities of the company in a designated area to achieve sales objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Design and implement a strategic business plan to identify, pursue and acquire elite customer accounts that expands company’s customer base and ensures it’s strong presence develop a sales strategy to achieve organizational sales goals and revenues
·         Monitor customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts.
·         Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs
·         Present sales, revenue and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to the management team
·         Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status
·         Achieve growth and hit sales targets by successfully managing the sales & marketing team
·         Own recruiting, objectives setting, coaching and performance monitoring of sales & marketing representatives
·         Delegate responsibility for customer accounts to sales personnel and oversee the activities and performance of the sales team.
·         Ensure sales team have the necessary resources to perform properly
·         Liaise with the production department to ensure customer quality expectations of our farm produce are met and exceeded
·         Liaise with other company functions to ensure achievement of sales objectives
assist with the development of sales presentations and proposals and co-ordinate and monitor online sales activity
·         Investigate lost sales and customer accounts track, collate and interpret sales figures and help prepare budgets, control expenses and monitor budgets
·         Forecast annual, quarterly and monthly sales revenue and generate timely sales reports
·         Develop pricing schedules and rates, formulate sales policies and procedures
·         Maintain inventory control, conduct market research and competitor and customer analysis
·         Analyze data to identify sales opportunities, develop promotional ideas and material, attend trade meetings and industry conventions
·         Cultivate effective business relationships with executive decision makers in key accounts
·         Network with individuals and businesses to generate and identify business opportunities
·         Identify emerging markets and market shifts while being fully aware of new products and competition status
·         Assist the company in meeting their customer acquisition and revenue growth targets by keeping the company competitive and innovative
·         To propose the best technical and economic solutions (quality, cost, deadlines) and to negotiate new contracts.
·         Be fully conversant with the commercial and technical requirements of customers and competitors within preselected and defined market sectors.
·         Identifying market opportunities through meetings, networking and other channels, guarantee the establishment of referrals upon targeted clients.
·         Meeting existing and potential clients, identifying and gathering their specific needs at an early stage

Qualification and Experience

·         Bachelor of Commerce in Sales and Marketing or related Field
·         4-5 years’ experience in sales of produce or projects
·         Exceptional, organizational, communication, presentation and negotiation skills
·         Excellent problem solving skills
How to Apply
If you meet the above requirements kindly share your CV and salary expectation to hr@greengroint.comby 30th September 2018

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