Purpose Of The Job
The company is seeking an energetic, self-driven and professional individual to join our Mechanized Agriculture unit as Mechanization Manager with the primary responsibility of selling Agricultural equipment to existing and future customers.
The role involves active marketing, cross selling and upselling of all products offered by the Agric Division in general and all machinery and implements as well relevant spare parts to farmers at all levels.
Sale of tractors, implements and related parts and items to government, NGOs and commercial farmers
Perform all sales on cash basis, unless the execution of projects or direct credit sales are based on pre-approved agreements, supported by acceptable financial supports
Engage in pre-sale technical advice to farmers and potential farmers
Manage service team and ensure revenue stream of sale of parts
Supervise monthly inventory counts and records and reconcile the differences
Obtain GM’s approval for all quotations and / or proforma invoices to commercial farmers or government and non-government organisation before submitting.
Manage inventory planning and stock forecasting
Resolve consumer complaints in timely manner
Coordinate the activities of sales staff and technicians within the division and ensure they are fully engaged
Collect aged and new debts directly or by involving the Agric collection team in the case of bad debtors
Take responsibility for 3 divisions inside the department : sales, parts and service.
Required Skills or Experience
A Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Engineering or related fields
A minimum of about five (5) years Mechanization experience at a supervisory level
Practical working knowledge of crop protection, irrigation and harvesting equipment
Expertise with Agricultural Machinery especially tractor and tilling equipment
Good understanding of conservation agricultural practices and demonstrated innovative solutions to problems encountered in the field
Demonstrated partnership building and networking experience in both public and private sectors
Prior work experience in the FMCG industry will be advantageous
A valid Ghanaian driver’s license