8602 - Technical Sales Agronomist


Balkans region

For our client, an international agricultural seed company which is developing their operations in the Balkans region, we are searching for a devoted, innovative, and proactive candidate.

Key aim:  This person would be responsible for business development, promotion, and sales of seed of winter and spring crops in the key Balkans regions: Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Bosnia. Responsibility for application and follow up for Registration is included for Serbia. 

The technical sales agronomist would be engaged in 3 key areas of duties: Product development, sales development, and application for registration purpose.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Search appropriate and representative locations where to place trials and ensure they are well managed 

  • Supervise trials execution, visit them, take traits score and collects samples

  • Map the distribution network, understand competitors’ strategy and competitors’ products by country

  • Handless day to day communication with stakeholders (distributors, dealers, farmers, farmers groups & associations) and provides technical advice to customers (distributors, dealers, farmers)

  • Help to organize and manage field days, meeting with farmers, field visits with selected group of stakeholders 

  • Prepare and submit all needed documents for the registration process and its monitoring

  • Report to the management on activities performed, trial status, registration, and market novelty

Required competencies:

  • BA / MSc degree in agriculture

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience, person should have a technical background and sales experience or affinity to do sales activities

  • Good crop management knowledge

  • Excellent command of English language while knowledge of additional language (Hungarian/ Romanian / Bulgarian) would be considered a plus

  • Mobility and willingness to travel across all the mentioned countries 

  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel and Power Point)

  • Driving license B category

Our client offers an interesting role and a business environment that can enable your further career affirmation and development. Selected candidate would be sent for a few weeks training abroad for know-how transfer and to get acquainted with the product portfolio.

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