Vacancy Details

Employer: Farm Manager SA

Durban – KZN: If you are Ambitious and passionate about agriculture, with strong focus on customer satisfaction, service delivery and problem solving with an aptitude for systems and business data analytics, then this could be for you


Qualification: A Bachelor’s degree in agriculture or natural science

Strong written and verbal communication skills in English


At least 5 years’ experience in agrochemicals or crop protection chemicals

Must have an agronomic knowledge of the crops in KZN, and experience of the crop chemical portfolios pertaining to these crops

Industry-level experience an advantage

Marketing experience an advantage

Highly computer literate with

Experience with Syspro advantageous

Functional and organisational responsibilities:


As part of the Company’s senior management team, assist in developing the company’s sales strategy

Develop relationships with strategic suppliers, and working relationship with key personal within those organisations

Negotiate and liaise with suppliers on product availability, pricing and payment terms for the Company


Generate and manage annual and monthly budgets for the Agents: by product, and by supplier

Monitors monthly sales figures for each Agent, compares with forecast and budget

Responsible for managing the company’s distribution system: relationship with the transport contractor, ensuring effective collections from suppliers and delivery of products to the 50-odd depots across KZN

Organisational responsibilities:

Responsible for 2 buyers who process orders between the Agents and suppliers

Specific Duties:

Monitor stock levels on a monthly basis to ensure working capital optimisation, and manages redundant and slow-moving stock

Study market changes and development of competitors’ prices and products, and assess their direct and indirect effect, supported by relevant analyses and reports

Responsible for the completion and submission of various Tenders, and where relevant, assists Agents with same. Interface and liaise with large key customers on a regular basis

Compile and understand crop data for the region, market share analyses

Prepare and report on the Company’s monthly sales figures with full variance analysis

Prepare a Sales Report for Board Meetings

ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted

Apply before Monday, June 17, 2019 – 20 Days left
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