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Regional Trials Agronomist- South Africa

Job Title: Regional Trials Agronomist- South Africa
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Africa
Salary: Superb basic salary circa £40,000 - £55,000 per year and highly enviable full benefits package. Plus excellent opportunities to progress internally!
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 12578
Contact Name: Rebekah Shields
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 26, 2018 11:55

Job Description

Regional Trials Agronomist- South Africa

The Job Vacancy:

This Regional Trials Agronomist- South Africa job vacancy will be working for a major worldwide manufacturer of fertilisers and agrochemicals covering the sales territory of South Africa. You will be responsible for assisting in monitoring both commercial and technical trials. Key job duties will include identifying trials and research facilities, visiting and audit potential new facilities and staff, assisting in new trial establishment and monitor and submit status reports, ensure that trials follow good experimental practice, control stocks of research material and assist with product transportation, as well as providing a resource of local agricultural data including soil nutrient status, fertilizer use, crops and crop performance data. This is a highly-varied role, working for an international market leader with excellent opportunities for long-term career progression! 

The Company:

A major worldwide manufacturer of fertilisers and agronomy products, at the forefront of new technology

The Candidate:

  • A university bachelor’s degree or master’s qualification in an appropriate discipline
  • Extensive on-farm fertilizer / agrochemical trials experience, preferably with a fertilizer focus
  • An understanding of trial design, interpretation and statistical evaluations
  • Experience in working to protocol guidelines
  • Commercial crop experience complementary to the region
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English and local languages
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • A self-manager with the ability to prioritise and plan work to communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders 

The Package:

Superb basic salary  circa £40,000 - £55,000 per year and highly enviable full benefits package. Plus excellent opportunities to progress internally!

If interested, then please email your CV to Rebekah Shields, UK & International Recruitment Director at  

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.
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