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Technical Sales Rep



Job Description :

A large and well-established agribusiness currently has an excellent career opportunity open for a Technical Sales Representative. The incumbent will serve the “Northern Areas” having a base in Gauteng, with travel required as far as Bloemfontein, Kimberley, Vryburg, Louis Trichardt, Nelspruit, Pietermaritzburg and Bethlehem.

The focus of the role will be to promote the company’s specific product and holistic solutions range in the specific area by physically providing technical support and training.

Duties will include:

  • Maintaining relationships with key accounts.
  • Product training at Area Meetings or Producer Groups.
  • Field- and Farmer visits with the sales teams.
  • Commercial trial planning, execution and maintenance.
  • Report and testimonial writing.
  • Creating product brochures.
  • Planning and execution of farmer’s days.
  • Engaging with key-stakeholders in each area.
  • Providing market feedback on new opportunities.
  • Assisting with the registration trial process
  • Conducting in-depth training of agronomists with respect to the specific product lines.
  • Product forecasting.
  • Logistical warehouse monitoring.
  • Ensuring product availability.
  • Handling of any product complaints or concerns.

This position requires a technically strong candidate with good business acumen and exceptional people skills. They will need to be influential, confidence-inspiring and driven, with a passion for sales and solid planning and organisational skills.


  • A relevant degree-level qualification (Plant pathology or microbiology major preferred);
  • Proven sales experience in the agricultural product sector;
  • Excellent technical knowledge (biologicals and other);
  • Skilled at communicating technical information and providing training;
  • Strong general financial savvy;
  • Able to meet deadlines and use own initiative;
  • Full computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • A valid drivers’ licence and own transport;
  • Candidates fluent in both English and Afrikaans preferred.
Salary Details:
A competitive cost to company salary package, including vehicle allowance, will be offered to the right candidate.  

To be considered for this position please contact Kate Watts or email a completed CV to kwatts@agristaff.co.za. You are encouraged to complete our Registration Document if you are not currently registered.

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