We are currently seeking a dependable, motivated, and experienced Senior Agronomist with a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) or Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) designation to join our team in the role of Senior Agronomist and Business Development Manager. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), you will work closely with our research and development team to design and optimize our AI-powered product from both customer and agronomist perspectives.
• Agronomy Support for AI-Powered Product Development: Provide expert, comprehensive agronomy support for our AI-powered crop product development.
• Partner Collaboration: Identify and leverage insights from our AI-powered crop yield estimation and grain grading applications to collaborate with partners and develop innovative agricultural solutions.
• Network Relationships: Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with farmers, grain buyers, customers, agronomists, and influential industry partners to facilitate the continued adoption of our tools.
• Market Integration: Champion the promotion, adoption, and ongoing utilization of our AI-powered crop production solutions.
• Sales and Business Development: Positively influence the organization by leading, mentoring, and coaching team members. Engage with customers to generate leads and drive sales. Develop and execute sales and marketing strategies to optimize our relationship management process.
Skills and Requirements
• 5+ years of experience as an agronomist in Saskatchewan or Alberta.
• Must possess a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) or Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) designation.
• Extensive experience with western Canadian crop production systems.
• In-depth knowledge and experience in in-season crop yield estimation, grain grading, crop insurance assessment, and seeding, fertilizer, and fungicide management.
• Familiarity with innovative direct seeding or precision technologies, variable rate technology, and yield mapping.
• Eagerness to learn new skills and embrace new technologies.