New Job Manager, Agronomic Solutions In Alberta

Manager, Agronomic Solutions
Manager, Agronomic Solutions

Manager, Agronomic Solutions

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™,
the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, act with integrity, and who support inclusion.

Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us raise the expectation of what an agriculture company can be, and grow your career.

What you will do:

  • Develop, implement and communicate sales and marketing plans in order to meet established annual sales and margin objectives

  • In conjunction with the Divisional Manager and Branch management, assist in the development of sales, operating and capital budgets. Monitor results against budgets and assist in the development of short and long-term forecasts

  • Provide sales and marketing support to the sales team

  • Work with sales staff and Branch Managers on key accounts to enhance sales of Division within the Division

  • In conjunction with the Product Line and Branch Managers, develop marketing strategies, product information programs, pricing strategies and communicates these to operational staff

  • Identify agronomic service opportunities and develop and implement plans in support of these

  • Gather, compile, analyze, interpret and communicate market intelligence and market research information

  • Represent the company at trade shows and association meetings

  • Assess employee skills/abilities on agronomic experience and provide related training as necessary

  • Provide agronomic information and recommendations to staff and producer customers

  • Develop and maintain relationships with various government and private industry personnel

  • Provide agronomic advice for Loveland and Proven products and assist with legal proceedings

  • Support and assist the Echelon portfolio of services

  • Work with Product Line Managers, Directors, Division and Branch management to lead the strategic direction of the proprietary product lines’ (ie Proven Seed, Loveland Products, etc.) objective with the Retails

  • Develop and facilitate internal agronomic training programs and materials for Nutrien staff

  • Manage and execute Proven Seed, Loveland Products and others as may be require from time-to-time on farm trails, including plot tours for customer and staff as well as data collection

What you will bring:

  • University degree in Agriculture

  • 7+ years’ experience in farm supply sales and marketing5+ years at a managerial level would be a definite asset or an equivalent combination of training and experience; must be a member in the respective Agrologist Institute (SIA, AIA or MIA)

  • Driver’s license required

  • Ability to use spreadsheet, word processing and database software applications within a Window operating environment

Are you a good match? Apply today!

Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

This job will remain posted until filled. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.