Agronomist (Laois/Kildare)

Job Overview

FRS Recruitment are working in partnership with a leading Agribusiness and Grain Merchant located in the midlands. We are currently seeking a candidate to fulfil the role of Agronomist. Reporting to the Sales Manager the role involves:

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • To maintain and develop an existing customer base
  • To provide an excellent technical back-up service to farmer clients
  • Create and develop crop husbandry and spray programmes
  • Liaise with Chemical suppliers to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of products
  • To pursue new sales avenues with potential customers
  • To meet and exceed pre-determined sales targets & budgets
  • Working with Senior Management to develop new business ideas & strategy

Experience & Skills:

  • Agr.Sc qualification or higher is essential
  • IASIS Qualified
  • At least 3 years' experience working in the Agri sector in a similar role
  • Up to date knowledge of cereal crops and grassland husbandry is essential
  • Be self-motivated and demonstrate a drive to succeed
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Possess excellent communication and IT skills
  • Show a professional attitude in your daily work
  • A strong commercial awareness along with a technical ability is desirable
  • Full clean drivers licence

Region: Laois/Kildare

Contract: Full Time Perm

Remuneration:

The successful candidate will receive a competitive remuneration package based on experience. Company car and phone will also be supplied.

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