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Technical Field Scientist Job at Syngenta - Career Opportunity in Zambia
Syngenta 178 Days Ago
Job Category: Technicians
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  17 February 2020
Duty Station: lusaka
Posted: 11-02-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-02-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-02-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Technical Field Scientist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Science & Engineering ]


Jobs at:


Deadline of this Job:
17 February 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

• Timely and effective planning, execution, analysis and reporting of trials to achieve registrations or develop key products which will contribute to the future profitability and growth of the business.
• Execute product demonstration trials to support the Marketing and Sales strategy and New Product Introductions (NPI’s).
• Build and strengthen relationships with internal and external stakeholders. .

• Successful trials: Strive to achieve a 100% success rate of allocated trials in terms of quality and on-time delivery.
• This role will be responsible for CP trialing execution from Early Stage through registration to demo trial activities, competitor monitoring and Field Crops demo trials.
• Proactive participation in and contribution to protocol management
• Timeous trial planning and execution.
• Reporting of trial results. Also observations/results not specified in the protocol.
• Identification of problems, opportunities and threats.
• Technical assistance to sales, marketing and technical departments.
• Contact and communication with internal and external Stakeholders.
• Validates results and give recommendations / insights on performance of tested products and solutions at single trial level
• Follow-up of external trials and on the ground interaction with CROs
• Equipment and store maintenance.

Critical Skills
• Identify opportunities, recognize threats and to be pro-active (problem identification and solving)
• Work independently
• Innovative mindset
• Results driven
• Communication in English and Afrikaans with stakeholders.
• Application and evaluation methodology
• Report writing and interpretation
• Planning and organizing
• Presentations – Formal and field (English and Afrikaans)
• Adaptability and flexibility
• Ability to initiate first contacts
• Strong networking and relationship-building skills
• Self-starter.

• Product development procedures
• Good knowledge of products, diseases, pests, nematodes, weeds and crops.
• Good knowledge of agricultural practices and crop protection
• B.Sc. Degree in Agriculture with majors in plant pathology or entomology or agronomy, preferably with 2 years product development experience or a Diploma in Agriculture with 5 years related experience.

Job Education Requirements: B.Sc. Degree

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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