Rose Avenue Group Product Development Officer - Agri Inputs Jobs in Kenya

Rose Avenue Group Product Development Officer - Agri Inputs Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

A leading group in the Agricultural Industry, focused on life, sustainability and science, is seeking to hire a Product Development Officer

Job Responsibilities

  • Interacts with the company’s sales management team, technicians and salespeople to develop, schedule and report status of projects.

  • Maintains contact with numerous industry personnel including growers, supplier salespersons, product technicians, customers and end users/buyers to identify new products or market needs.

  • Plans, coordinates and implements trial plan for assigned products, crops in assigned territory.

  • Visits trials, demo plots and identifies products to pursue, target, and market.

  • Identifies products to market.

  • Assists with trials at Multi location, multi season as needed.

  • Provides technical data including cultural and use recommendations on new products.

  • Identifies market segments with sales growth potential and recommend strategies for growth.

  • Coordinates and follows up on sales team trial efforts to ensure proper reporting and to assist sales team with trial evaluation as needed.

  • Supports downstream marketing initiatives in conjunction with the company’s marketing programs.

  • Assists in collecting information to resolve product performance complaints.

  • Collecting data on the competition
    varieties in the market, their traits and positioning.

  • Prepares comprehensive reports on trial performance.

  • Conducts training of the customers on usage and benefits of the products.

    Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture (advantage to Master’s Degree)

  • Minimum 3 years experience in the export farms with trials and report writing experience, preferably in the flower industry.

  • A valid Driving licence (a prerequisite).

  • Flexible to travel and stay out (sometimes up to 4 days).

  • Good understanding of plant nutrition.

  • Good understanding of plant protection.

  • 3 recommendations from key figures in the industry

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Rose Avenue Group Product Development Officer - Agri Inputs Jobs in Kenya

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