RESPONSIBILITIES• Develop and execute Product and Market Development strategies and action plans in close collaboration with senior management, and Sales & Marketing Manager• Manage variety and hybrid testing and conduct product evaluation to meet market requirements.• Develop an understanding of the markets’ variety needs.• Manage and supervise a team of field staff to effectively conduct field trials and other product testing across multiple regional locations• Collect and analyze data to provide product recommendations to Sales & Marketing • Support the Sales & Marketing team in demonstrations of new varieties and hybrids, evaluating product performance, and providing technical support at farmer and dealer field days and promotions • Support Sales & Marketing and other company initiatives as needed.
Qualifications and Requirements• Male or Female, Myanmar national preferred• BS or MS level in agriculture (marketing, breeding, plant science, agronomy, or related field)• At least 5 years field experience in Marketing, Sales Promotion, or R&D, with proven agronomy experience in managing field trials and demonstrations• Detail oriented with strong planning and analytical skills• Understanding of both marketing and R&D • Proven people management and teamwork skills• Good communication and interpersonal skills in English (speaking, writing and reading) and Burnese.• Good computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and email• Ability to travel throughout Myanmar, with occasional travel in Asian region• Ability to drive; valid driver’s license; good driving recordRelevant Industry Experience (Location of potential applicants)• Seed production or variety/chemical trialing experience an advantage• Farm management experience an advantage.• Technical sales staff for crop protection, fertilizer company’s, etcOther Critical Requirement• Must be prepared to re-locate to the production site, most likely in CDZ.• The role will require frequent and extended trips to project areas.• An ability to work under trying conditions in developing or less developed areas
-Allowances (Travel & Transportation)
- Good Work Environment
- Can get great opportunities for future career.
Myanma Awba is the leading Myanmar-owned group of companies focused on agriculture.We leverage the world's best agricultural technologies and services to develop the most suitable solutions for growers to produce more, safer and better quality food.We believe that realizing the untapped potential of Myanmar agriculture can transform rural communities and accelerate economic and social improvement across the country.The group is a broad-scale agribusiness player active across the agriculture value-chain with upstream and downstream assets and trading capabilities. We have particular focus on crop protection and nutrition, high quality seeds, micro-finance, digital tools, modern-farming methods, manufacturing and logistics. We also work in partnership with a number of globally-respected organizations and welcome further collaboration opportunities across the private, government or NGO sectors.Specialties: Agriculture, Crop Protection, Fertilizer, Manufacturing, Micro finance, Value chain, Seeds, Distribution