Agronomist Wanted For Recruitment

Posted on :

13 Jun, 2016

Category :

Agricultural Jobs in Ghana

A leading global producer of industrial minerals – mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite – and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals. The company’s major markets are forest products (fiber-based products such as paper, board and tissue)  as well as life sciences (food, feed, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, environmental products and agriculture).

Job Description

Job Title: Agronomist



Technical promotion of calcium carbonate and trading products such as basic soil conditioners, Calcium fertilizers, seed coatings, mineral additives and technical service in the agricultural industry.

  • Initiate and monitor crop trials at predefined customers (e.g. farmers, cooperatives, government research institutes, NGOs)
  • Identify and propose customers for crop trails
  • Subject expert on company’s agricultural product range
  • Regular customer visits to discuss technical performance and opportunities for further use of products
  • Calculate technical and financial benefit of company’s products vs. traditional farming methods and competitors’ products
  • Trusted technical promotor of company’s products
  • Identify current and future agricultural trends in the agriculture business
  • A good understanding of the agricultural legislation and impact
  • Monthly reporting to Business Development and region
  • Customer visit reporting (commerce-technical information, customer satisfaction) to Business Development and region
  • Monthly review meetings with distributors on trials and product performance
  • Create and maintain country market studies


  • Education level: BSC in Agronomy (MSC a plus)
  • Very good communication skills in English and French: verbal and written
  • Excellent customer relationship skills and Very disciplined
  • Self-starter – able to work independently, as well as in team
  • Problem solving and Flexible
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Enthusiastic personality, extrovert and Culturally flexible
  • Computer skills: good knowledge of MS office


  • Travel approximately 60%


  • Number of trails initiated per crop
  • Completed trails in compliance with protocol and scientific standards
  • Customers converted to company’s products
  • Technical knowledge of distributors’ staff on company’s products
  • Sales volumes and values

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