DuPont Field Sales Agronomist (seeds) in Voronezh Regoin, Russia

Field Sales Agronomist (seeds) (Job Number: AGR00001359)


Main Responsibilities:

· Work with assigned Region Manager/Area Managers to provide support for information and education/training to field sales force on product characteristics, product positioning and crop management practices.

· Under direction of key account manager, establish direct linkages with key accounts to provide agronomy, product, & crop management practices at regular intervals.

· Train field sales force on methods to handle service calls to enhance selling activities.

· Train the technical departments of distributors on product and trait positioning and value, as well crop management

· Efficiently and effectively transfer technical knowledge to sales field force by developing materials, references and structured sessions and provide ongoing bulletins and seminars.

· Collect information/notes and observation related to the performance of Pioneer brand and associated technologies.

· Coordinate Area product demo trials and Side by Side programs with Area Managers and the field sales force.

· Coordinate IMPACT trials implementation with IMPACT team making sure that they are planted according to the number agreed, quality and entry-list defined by Agronomy Team.

· Actively participate on the key account team, under the direction of key account manager, supporting sales, relationship development, and delivering superior customer experience to key accounts within territory.

· Resolve customer service calls involving product performance and/or agronomic issues when unable to be resolved by Region Manager/Area Manager.

· Assist in building strong relationships with local universities and governmental agencies end users, influencers, and other industry representatives.

Provide service and information to key accounts and large/medium customers, prospects through various methods and mediums (newsletters, customer meetings, service calls and sales calls)


Candidate Profile:

· Bachelor’s degree required. Masters degree in Agronomy or related field preferred

· Demonstrable record of success in the agricultural production or in agronomic support

· Strong interpersonal, communication, networking and influencing skills

· Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution and handling objections.

· Demonstrated ability to build/maintain strong relationships with customers, key industry/market influencers, Pioneer & DuPont internal partners and teammates.

· Work effectively within a team environment.

· Lead and influence projects and coach individuals in accomplishing goals defined.

· Fluent in English and Russian

· International drive license

Primary Location: EMEA-Russia-Voronezh Regoin-Voronezh

Organization: Pioneer


Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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