Agricultural Economist

Industry / Sector: Agriculture
Employment Type: Permanent
Region: North West

LOCATION:     Potchefstroom


The Agricultural Economist will act as a Strategic Advisor to Management, through analysis of relevant market sectors in relation to the economic impact on agricultural activities. A key Function for this role will be to analyze and develop Distribution and Marketing strategies for the Company, based on unique supply and demand factors for each market segment.


  • Bachelor of Commerce/ Honours degree in agricultural economics
  • 2 – 5 years in an Agricultural Economist Role
  • Strong understanding of the SA Farming and Export Market
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Strong Research, Statistical and Analytical Skills
  • Ability to think strategically and solve problems
  • Strong time Management and  organisational skills


  • Identify Business Growth opportunities based on market research
  • Analysis of prices and market information on Crops
  • Conduct market research with supply and demand fundamentals Conduct supply and demand analysis
  • Compile management reports based on customer and market feedback
  • Development of Risk Assessment Models
  • Conduct Risk and Market Assessments
  • Reporting on: Produce analysis, Feasibility, Crop production research, Yield estimates etc.

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