Agro Account Manager

Feed the Future Value Chain

Feed the Future is recruiting an Agro Account Manager, to be based in Nacala, Nampula and Ribauè, Mozambique.
  • Main Objective: Manage the Agriculture Division of Nacala
  • Develop the Agriculture Market (for the supply of agrochemicals) throughout the country, especially in the northern provinces: Zambezia, Nampula, Cabo Delgado, and Niassa
  • Identify and manage Agrodealers within the proper profile to be retailers of our products
  • Identity and create partnerships with all entities related to agribusiness in Mozambique (DPA, NGOs, Major producers, etc.)
  • Schedule commercial actions, stock management, and technical support to clients and partners
  • Provide technical support in the field and in the northern provinces to our partners (suppliers, agrodealers and producers)
  • Develop the partnership with our key suppliers
  • 1st Project Objectives – Cotton Crop Solutions:
  • Objective 1: Establish a Network of Certified Spray Providers
  • Identify and assess potential spray providers in the various regions close to Olam’s cotton farmers
  • Determine the code of conduct requirements for certified spray providers
  • Engage potential spray service providers to explain program and benefit of certification
  • Develop training and testing regime for certified service providers
  • Provide/or organize for training for spray providers
  • Oversee the implementation of the certified spray service providers
  • Manage peer to peer learning and performance-based incentive program for certified service providers
  • Objective 2: Establish an account management system
  • Develop and establish a customer management system
  • Identify potential ICT providers that can implement the system
  • Work with the ICT provider to install the system
  • Education to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as Agribusiness, Chemical Studies, Agriculture Sciences, Agro Engineering
  • Proven experience working in a private or public sector
  • Experience in Cotton Crop Solutions will be appreciated
  • Experience in client relationship management
  • Financial management and reporting
  • Analytical and writing skills
  • Fluent in Portuguese
  • Knowledge of English language is desirable
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Use of MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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