Agricultural Economist

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

LOCATION:     Northern Cape and Potchefstroom

SALARY & BENEFITS: R550-R720K P/a Neg – depending on experience

DESCRIPTION / SYNOPSIS:

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.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor of Commerce/ Honours degree in agricultural economics
  • 5 – 10 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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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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Should you meet the above minimum requirements, please submit your CV and a copy of your ID and Qualifications to caroline[at]kingsleyirons.co.za. Please quote the TITLE of this vacancy in the subject line of your email as reference. Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful. However, we will keep your details on record for suitable future roles. Thank you.

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