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21 Feb 2022

Internship Agricultural Economist Maize Intern

Sheila Gauteng

Job Description

Role Purpose

Support the development of Crop driven Business Plan for New Crops (Nuts, Subtropicals)

Develop Economic model to assess crop value proposition

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

// Support the development of new GTM plans for Subtropical and Nuts in Africa

// Develop Agri- economic customer value proposition for key maize brands

// Monitor Agricultural Economic trends relate to Grower inputs in Arable and Horticultural crops

// Support benchmarking of Digital Agricultural Tools

// Partner with BI to get a good understanding of what solutions the maize farmer is really looking for, to enable us to effectively address these needs.

// Monitoring trends of competitor activities in the maize industry in terms of shifts between yellow and white per sales territory, monitoring changes in planting densities and adoption of digital technologies in order to guide business decisions

// Keep track of developments in maize crop protection sector in terms of competitor landscape to ensure that we are competitive in the various segments and develop new solutions as per farmer needs

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies

// Degree in Agricultural Economy

// Could currently be studying towards a post graduate degree in business or Agriculture

// Ability to utilize complex data points in order to understand market trends and anticipate future requirements.

// Ability to develop / execute differentiating strategies based on compelling and novel solutions for customer needs.

// Ability to collaborate/communicate with and develop internal and external partnerships,

// Ability to work well across both commercial and smallholder farmer markets

// Proficient with MS suite

Application period: 15 February 2022 – 01 March 2022

Employment type: 12 months

Position grade: N/A

Location: Isando

Please note that subsequent to the screening and shortlisting process, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: WordPress. Job Types: Internship. Job Tags: Agricultural Economist Maize Intern and intern.

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