Sales Agronomist Job Vacancy in Zambia

Job Title: Sales Agronomist

Nature of Job: Full Time

Industry: Agricultural

Salary Range: USD 800

Job Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Duties and Responsibilities.

  • Manage the sales of fungicides and pesticides to farmers
  • Conduct product Demos to farmers
  • Structured training proposals including logical products to be covered (area based), timescales coinciding with seasons etc.
  • Training register to be maintained to keep track of all trainings and topics
  • Coordinating the implementation of all sales and filed activities for commercial agriculture in Zambia.
  • Initiate sales contacts, understand customer needs and present applicable products and services.
  • Develop and deliver effective sales presentations, focusing on the benefit of early orders.
  • Increase customer base year over year.
  • Grow volume of sales with existing customers.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to growers.
  • Develop subject matter expertise on assigned products andor services.
  • Report on sales to plan and current pipeline.
  • Proactively share information and best practices across the Agronomy team and other functions.
  • Actively engage in cross-selling opportunities

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in agronomy/ Bsc Agriculture or related field Minimum must have 5 years’ work experience in Agronomy, Agro Sales and Marketing with Large Scale Commercial Farmers.
  • Must have astute application of knowledge in Agronomy, Crop Protection, Diseases Diagnoses, Advice and Guidance.
  • Spoken and written English Skills, Fluent in Kiswahili
  • MS Office (email, excel, word, power point) intermediate knowledge for preparing reports and presentations
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to travel on field
  • Adaptable attitude
  • Experience working with large scale commercial farmers
  • Thrive on challenges in a fast growing innovative start-up culture
  • Self-starter, show initiative and work under pressure
  • Excellent organizational and communicational skills
  • High level of integrity

Remuneration: 2-year contract, renewable

Net Pay $600- $800 for 1st year (Probation period), 2nd year 10% - 20% increment, annual review of performance and salary.

Accommodation will be provided, food and accommodation allowance provided while on field trips, transportation means will be provided, statutory due will be paid.

All other personal expenses on employee.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send CVs quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to

Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled


Candidates must be willing to work outside Kenya

Must possess a valid travel passport

Air ticket, accommodation and work permit provided

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted