Job - Director of Agronomy

Job Title: Director of Agronomy

Job Order #: DC-7155

Location: Midwestern U.S.

Salary Range: $100000 - $140000

Commission / Bonus: Bonus- 1% on Annual Division Profitability

Benefits: Full Benefits Package

***THIS IS A HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL SEARCH AND ALL THAT WE CAN SHARE AT THIS TIME IS WHAT WE HAVE SHOWN***

QUALIFICATIONS:

- BSc Agronomy or other Ag-related degree; MBA a Plus
- Minimum 7 years in progressively more responsible Agronomy leadership positions
- Ability to lead a strong Agronomy Sales and Operations Team for a multiple-location organization
- Strong Customer-Service Focus
- Excellent Communication, organizational, strategic planning, time management and decision-making skill set
- Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite as well as CRM, Accounting and Agronomy-related software packages
- Ability to work well at all levels of personnel, from Operations on up to Senior Leadership
- Valid driver license with ability to travel as necessary

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is seeking a Director of Agronomy for an established Midwestern Ag Retailer. Client organization is seeking a STRONG LEADER to guide/mentor/oversee a solid team of Agronomy Sales and Operations personnel to ensure optimum efficiency and to identify and create profitability situations. The ideal individual will have Proven Leadership Skills with at least 7 years of increasingly more responsible Agronomy leadership roles. Other duties to include:
- Developing and implementing strategic Agronomy leadership plans
- Communicating Agronomy department policies and safety regulations
- Managing/Coordinating Agronomy department sales and operations activities
- Procuring and Pricing of Crop Inputs and Agronomy Services
- Responsibility for Risk Management for Agronomy department
- Oversight for developing and establishing new market share products and promotions as well as inventory
- Providing detailed reports on a regular basis to Senior Leadership Team
- Mentoring/Training Agronomy department management personnel
- Making presentations to Senior Leadership Team as well as to Agronomy department personnel and to Ag customers
- Driving a culture of collaboration, innovation, measured risk-taking, continuous improvement and, most importantly, respect

Our client is seeking an Proven Hands-On Agronomy Leader, preferably coming from a similar work environment, who is extremely Customer-Service Driven and who can Guide and Mentor Agronomy personnel to follow in these same footsteps. Professional References for the ideal candidate will be Exceptional.

EMPLOYER OFFERS HIGHLY COMPETITIVE ANNUAL BASE SALARY PLUS ANNUAL BONUS BASED ON PROFITABILITY OF DIVISION AND FULL BENEFITS PLAN. EMPLOYER LOOKING TO HIRE IMMEDIATELY!



Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Dianne Countryman at dianne@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-381-4815. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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