Area Manager Southern Africa

  • Kenya

DVA South Africa

DVA is a global chemical company with 50 years of experience. We develop intelligent solutions for complex markets and industries. Let us help you improve yields, efficiency and quality – together we shape a better, sustainable future.

DVA Agro GmbH revolves around modern global agriculture. Innovative crop solutions help farmers around the world to grow their crops more efficiently. DVA Agro GmbH develops tools and products to fight the biggest problem that humanity is facing today: Feeding a fast growing population. We believe that imagination and innovation can balance our expanding needs with the limited resources of our planet.

 

Position Details

  • Increasing sales of Agrochemicals products for Southern African countries (Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)
  • Identifying and registering new products
  • Reaching the targets and goals set for Southern Africa
  • Establishing, maintaining and expanding the customer base
  • Servicing the needs of the existing customers
  • Increasing business opportunities through various routes to market
  • Developing sales strategies
  • Compiling and analyzing sales figures
  • Collecting customer feedback and market research
  • Keeping up to date with products and competitors.

 

Required Skills

  • Hands-on, field agronomic experience
  • Experience in creating and managing demo plots and field days
  • Experience in budgeting concepts and working in a corporate environment
  • A proactive attitude in serving customers throughout the region
  • Available and able to travel throughout the region
  • High work ethics of working independently with limited supervision
  • Good presentation skills.

 

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Agriculture
  • More than 5 years within the industry
  • Proficiency in English and French.

 

Location: Kenya, Nairobi
Reports to: African Director

 

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter and salary expectations to:

Ana Pfister
Global Head of Human Resources @ DVA Group

Valentinskamp 70 / EMPORIO
D-20355 Hamburg
Germany
[email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to karriere@dva-group.com