Closing on: Nov 30, 2022

Responsibilities

  • Select, handle and follow up the development of new pesticides based on market evaluation and suppliers viability of new projects.
  • Define and implement an annual trials plan in order to evaluate current and future varieties portfolio.
  • Build up a solid network with growers/farmers who will accommodate trials.
  • Promote new selected pesticides in the local market by distributing samples to the Sales Rep and to farmers .
  • Visit key farmers and dealers to check on the trials’ results.
  • Support in the preparation of technical handouts, posters, brochures and pesticides catalogues for Lachlan products, and support in the drafting of technical publications and reports for advertisement in local magazines.
  • Organize and conduct monthly meetings with the Sales team to check on the work flow.
  • Participate in the preparation of the pesticides forecast and the yearly budget.
  • Prepare the pesticide’s order plan for the whole year per supplier in coordination with the Management.
  • Prepare marketing studies of surrounding markets (East African markets)
  • Responsible of the technical training to the sales Team and other stakeholders.
  • Monitor the stock inventory and stock rotation and ensure that the purchase of products is done on time.
  • Insure that all the products received are in good condition and have a high quality standard.
  • Handle and ensure the registration of the pesticides at the Ministry of Agriculture, CRI, KTDA, KEBS, and KEPHIS among others and according to local legislations.
  • Act as a technical support to the sales force when needed.
  • Handle the preparation of the products labels according to the official norms and regulations, as well as the development of spray programs and products’ anti-counterfeit measures.
  • Ensure compliance with local laws and adherence to government legislation.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 7 – 10 years’ Technical experience in Crop Protection.
  • Excellent knowledge of pesticides technicalities.
  • Experience in trials management and development.
  • Experience in supervising and leading of teams.
  • Computer literate.

Industry

  • Agriculture

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Category: Line Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kenya

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