market development agronomist - thessaly area

dora tzevelekou, randstad hellas
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thessaly area, thessaly
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dora tzevelekou, randstad hellas

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Are you an experienced and talented Market Development Agronomist, with a strong educational background in Agriculture, keen to work for a leading multinational company?

Great news for you, Bayer is looking for a Market Development Agronomist in Thessaly area.If you want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career as a Market Development Agronomist, please apply now!


The company offers the following benefits for this Market Development Agronomist position:

  • Competitive remuneration package

  • Dynamic working environment, focused on company’s values


The Market Development Agronomist we are looking for, will partner with sales leadership and other members of the local team, utilizing their agronomic expertise to position Bayer portfolio with a primary focus in corn & cotton seeds and crop protection.

Key Accountabilities

  • Executes field scale testing programs of commercial Bayer seed products (primarily corn and cotton) and Ground Breaker trials for new product launches from all platforms with retails/growers to plant trials, collects required data, maintains trials as needed, and harvests trials. Manages data, reviews quality and timely submits trial results. Works with customer marketing to categorize and validate key product features and benefits for support material.

  • Provides technical support and in-field/ classroom training for strategic retail & KA partners and sales team to achieve local business objectives. Supports sales for grower demand events and other face-to-face promotional activities. Supports District Sales Managers with in-field diagnostic service for seed and crop protection product performance inquires requiring technical analysis.

  • Communicates the agronomic position of seed products, benefits of trait products and the optimum use of chemistry products. Understands technical position of Bayer products compared to competitors. Determines the technical value for the final customer: works with customer marketing to categorize and validate key product features.

  • Creates annual Agronomy business plan for communication/alignment with sales team on activities to prioritize to support success of business, including face to face visits to farmers as part of transfer knowledge plan. Positions and supports Bayer Seed, Crop Protection, Climate FieldView and Biologics to deliver Tailored Agronomic Solutions.

  • Builds profile as technical expert in the territory. Builds presence with key growers, retails, and 3rd party consultants. The incumbent will act also as a Corn technical reference for the whole country.

  • Collaborates in the ideation of the solution coming from Market Development regional team. Tests each of the Solution at local level. Establishes strong relation with Climate to make them main actor in the digital part of each solution.


 The ideal candidate for the position will be expected to have the following:

  • University degree in Agriculture

  • At least 5 years of Agronomy in the field (e.g., field development, R&D related experience, commercial experience).

  • High agronomy technical knowledge and excellent understanding of crop production and Bayer portfolio for relevant crops.

  • Thorough knowledge and profound experience in Corn and Cotton Seed development

  • Advanced level of seniority in seed and seed trials (plan, implementation, execution, data collection) with a solid background in row crops. The candidate will work also with other focus crops in the region.

  • Ability to communicate and showcase key customer tailored solutions.

  • Excellent organizing, planning and time management skills.

  • Strategic view of business and understanding of implications of actions on the achievement of business objectives.

  • Advanced written, verbal, and presentation skills.

  • Problem solving through analytical thinking and judgments in complex situations with little guidance. 

  • Ability to influence both internal and external stakeholders at different levels and data driven decision making and strive for continuous improvement.

  • Excellent project management and multi-tasking skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to achieve cross-functional collaboration.

  • Self-motivation, leadership, team-based mentality, agile mindset, business acumen, structured approach, proactivity and passion to deliver great results.

  • Numerically literate, comfortable working with numbers and making sense of sales metrics.

  • Advanced digital/IT skills (as an end user) – Ability to quickly adopt new technologies.

  • Fluency in Greek & English (both written and verbal).

  • Traveling required.


If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you today!

For further info please contact Dora Tzevelekou

Please note that for transparency and equity reasons, only those applications made online via our site will be assessed. After the screening of all the CVs received, we will only contact the candidates who meet the requirements of the job to arrange an interview. ​ All applications are considered strictly confidential.