We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

Senior Sales Agronomist

About the Unit

Yara Canada is part of the global company Yara International ASA delivering solutions for sustainable agriculture and the environment. Our fertilizers and crop nutrition programs help produce the food required for the growing world population. Founded in Norway in 1905, Yara has a worldwide presence with offices in more than 50 countries and sales to 150 countries.

Responsibilities

  • Support Regional Managers on execution of the sales plan
  • Provide presence for Yara crop nutrition solutions  at retail local level as well as at farm level
  • Execute demo trials and data collection and organize field days in conjunction with retailers and farmers
  • Maintain and populate a CRM database to capture market knowledge and relevance of Yara crop solutions
  • Work closely with Crop Managers, Marketing, Product Management and Digital teams to execute crop specific business strategies
  • Provide information on micro trends including crops, customers, digital and competitor activity
  • Generate insights of farmer practices, content for digital promotion, engagement within farmers

Profile

  • Bachelor degree in Agronomy or Ag related field. Master degree may be an advantage
  • 7 years working experience in similar role and industries, preferably with value added fertilizers exposure and digital tools experience
  • Experience in holding presentations to small or large audiences
  • CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) is preferred

 

 

Additional Information

  • Extensive travelling (75%) requiring a valid drivers license
  • Territory may include Northern Saskatchewan and Alberta
  • Strong business orientation, market & product knowledge
  • Strong organizational, planning communication & influencing skills
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in MS office, especially Excel and PowerPoint, as well as digital tools, such as Twitter, and Facebook