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May

Technical Specialist - Summer Crop

LUCAS GROUP - East Toowoomba, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

- Attractive salary package

- Leading broadacre seed company

- Flexible base location


Company

Pacific Seeds is Australia's leading broad acre seed company, headquartered in Toowoomba, Queensland, where it breeds, produces, and markets summer and winter crop seeds. Our goal is to deliver high yielding, innovative crop solutions to farmers through their respected products including sorghum, corn, forage, canola, wheat and more.

Pacific Seeds works closely with farmers as well as public and private companies to provide the cropping sector with higher yields, higher oils, better stand ability and better quality grain, lifting profitability across the board.


Position

This position will focus on market development and promotion of the Pacific Seeds summer cropping portfolio in the Australian market by establishing and maintaining yourself as a key industry figure as well as developing and managing technical relationships with staff, agents, growers, key industry influencers and other stakeholders.


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Marketing Manager in developing, implementing and executing the Pacific Seeds summer cropping strategy
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with key influencers, including but not limited to, consultants, agronomists, agents, growers, grower groups and industry groups
  • Representing Pacific Seeds by attending selected field days, grower & industry meetings, agent meetings and technical forums
  • Provide training and technical support to the summer crop portfolio customer base consisting of growers, agronomists, and consultants
  • In conjunction with the National Marketing Manager monitor expenses to ensure they are managed at or below specified budget


Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the summer cropping industry with a high level of technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to build sales around technical based agronomy and extension
  • High level skills and experience in MS Office programs
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Possess the ability to work independently as a well as in a team environment


Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in agronomy or an associated discipline
  • Current and valid driver’s license


Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.


How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Tom Lucas on +61 8 8201 9999.

Apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button, or alternatively via email to resume@lucasgroup.com.au quoting reference number BM3870.


Please note, applicants must have full rights to work in Australia, sponsorship is not available for this role.


The Lucas Group

The Lucas Group is dedicated to providing the agricultural industries with HR consultancy, executive search and recruitment services. As Australia’s premier agribusiness recruitment agency, we search regionally, nationally and globally to identify highly skilled candidates who possess passion and aptitude for the agribusiness industries.

You can find out more about us here: www.lucasgroup.com.au