9 Jul '21
Business Unit Manager

Business, KwaZulu Natal Pietermaritzburg

Market related -


Purpose of the Job:

An international company specializing in soil, plant & animal nutrition is looking for a Business Unit Manager.


Required Qualifications

  1. Degree in Business and/Agriculture


Technical Competencies & Experience:

  1. Min 5 years’ experience in Agriculture
  2. Experience as a business unit manager/ similar role
  3. Ability to identify new opportunities & exploit them
  4. Strong marketing skills
  5. Compile annual & quarterly forecast
  6. Incorporate company procedures and policies in operations
  7. Achieve region targets
  8. Monitor & review projects & ensure completion within time & budget
  9. Manage business activities focusing on financial & strategic growth
  10. Build strong relationship with the customers + distributors
  11. Train & mentor agents & motivate team members


Behavioural Competencies:

  1. Excellent written & oral communication skills
  2. Ability to work under pressure and tight schedule
  3. Creative thinking
  4. Decision making skills
  5. Planning skills
  6. Motivating skills





IMPORTANT - Only shortlisted candidates meeting the above criteria will be considered.  If you do not hear from us within two weeks of applying, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

Ad Visible Until: 9 August 2021
Ref: DUR001251/JB

Vacancy Type: Permanent