Somerset West, South Africa
Customer relations
Permanent
Organic agriculture

Job description

Job description
We are hiring an Organic Inputs Coordinator to start as soon as possible, based in Somerset West. You will report directly to the General Manager. The position will mainly involve the management of our organic agricultural inputs attestation- and documentary review services, that mainly includes fertilisers and crop protection products for use in organic agriculture.

Your tasks
You will be responsible to carry out the following duties:
Approval Officer function
  • Review agricultural inputs for use in organic agriculture according to EU, NOP and JAS standards
  • Update of information in the Ecocert inputs databas
Sales Officer funtion
  • Business development for the Inputs Business Unit
  • Review of applications and issuance of quotations (new clients and renewals) 
  • Review of annual pricing policy
Client Relationship Officer function
  • Ensure creation of client profiles and completion by client 
  • Be the main contact for all Inputs service clients and communicate important information  
  • Follow-up of corrective actions after report submission
  •  Allocate auditors and follow-up of report deadlines
Certification Decision Officer function
  •  Review reports and take decisions on the issuance of attestations and documentary reviews

Profile

Education:
  • BSc, BScAgri, Chemistry or similar tertiary qualification
  • Any inputs related certificates like AVCASA will be beneficial
Language:
  • Multilingual (English and Afrikaans) both spoken and written 
Technical skills
  • Interest and understanding of ingredients, chemical elements, microorganisms and their functions in agriculture
  • High level of computer literacy – confident MS Office user
Behavioural skills:

  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Self-confident
  • Organized to the point of perfection
  • Willing and eager to self-learn
  • Keen interest in sustainability
What’s in it for you?
Remuneration: Market related salary, dependent on experience and qualifications
Type of contract: Permanent (6-month probation)
Benefits: 60% medical aid contribution (after probation), life- and disability insurance (after 12 months). Partial remote working is part of the current company policies.
But also
: When working more than 6 months you will become eligible for a performance bonus based on the level of achievement of your annual objectives. 

If you wish to join us, please send your application (CV, cover letter, copy of ID and proof of qualification) to the General Manager, Daniel Kotze, before 31 June 2024

Perfect match?

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