Territory Manager - Agro Chip Stock

PepsiCo
Full time Full day
Multan
Auto req ID: 252263BR


Job Description


Main purpose



Under direction from Company management and agricultural experts, support farmers to produce seed and chip-stock that meets international standards of PepsiCo for Crisp (chips) processing




PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES


  • Crop scouting and follow ups with recommendations to growers.

  • Farm advisory service to build capability of farmers from sowing till harvesting and post-harvest handling

  • Ensure that good agricultural practices are followed on the farms producing potatoes for PepsiCo

  • Provide visibility of crop performance in the field and recommend corrective actions

  • Participate in trainings and other forums showcasing Best Practices and developing its lift and shift to growers in Pakistan

  • Capability building of growers to adapt Sustainable Farming Program and implement its agenda at farms.

  • Enabling growers to present farms for 3P audit of SFP as per audit cycle.

  • Help Agro regional manager in variety trials, evaluation and other research as and when required.

  • New area development to stretch the fresh window for continuous fresh potato supply to reduce reliance on expensive storage and ensuring best quality fresh Potatoes

  • SQA Journey with seed and chip stock traceability from seed to finish goods

  • Training to field team and farmers staff on crop best practices

  • Promoting use of machinery at field operations making a WIN WIN for growers and business, as cost-effective measure to ensure quality of crop
  • Under direction, manage specific potato projects and programs for improving yields and quality

  • Help farmers in better crop management through Farms visits and advisory efficacy

  • Help Agro Regional Manager in AOP volumes procurements
  • Help Agro Regional Manager in potato variety field trials in Pakistan

  • Supporting Field testing, data collection and grower’s complaint/suggestion handling.

  • General advisory to growers without recommendation any brands

  • Apart from the above, employee is expected to perform other accountabilities, time to time assigned by the manager.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (KPIs)

  • No. of farmers visited per week and recommendation data

  • Volumes procured as per AOP. Growers per acre volumes vs last year

  • Connect with growers and number and magnitude of nor recovered advances

  • No disorder in handling, storage and supplies

  • No of growers connect held as per agreed plan cascaded by Agro Commercial Manager


Qualifications/Requirements


Knowledge / Skill:
Experience: Competencies:


Agriculture Graduate Recommended - Master's Degree in Production Sciences ie. PBG, Agronomy & Plant Science, Soil sciences and Horticulture.



Knowledge of potato growing area, farmers and crop management



Technical know-how about different pest and their control.



Fluent in English and local languages



Having strong analytical skills and being result oriented


3 / 4 years’ experience at supervisory level with any agribusiness company

Ability to understand the crop position and recommending the effective solution



Confidence to engage large scale growers at meetings



Management decisions at crop/farm level, 1-3 times per week contact with farmers



Correct and timely collection as well submission of data on day to day basis


Relocation Eligible:
Eligible for Standard Relocation

Job Type: Regular

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