Product Manager (Vegetable Crops)


-Evaluates Starke Ayres’ seed product range on an on-going basis and recommends new cultivar introductions to, and deletions from, the product range -Develop and implement product and marketing strategies and provide specialized product and marketing input -Develop long-term relationships with strategic customers and regularly visits current and potential customers and ensure continuous communication is maintained. -Compile financial- and unit budgets and monitor unit sales of products on an ongoing basis. -Identify the national product / technical training needs of sales staff and co-ordinate the implementation of a sustained national product training programme. -Provide technical and sales support for sales teams on the relevant crops Requirements -BSc degree in Agriculture / Horticulture (Honours / Masters degree an added advantage) -Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in the vegetable seed industry -A solid background in providing technical support within a marketing and sales environment will be required. -Financial Acumen and computer literacy (intermediate level) essential


South Africa