Monsanto Trial Officer in CAIRO, Egypt

Monsanto is seeking an individual to join the Technology Development team in Cairo, Egypt on a temporary interim contract. The TO (Trial Officer), Egypt works together with TDR (Technology Development Representative), Egypt as contributor of bottom up and top down product and solution development accordingly to the market targets for achieving advanced corporate business results in Egypt. The TO is in charge to obtain qualitative and quantitative data necessary for advancement of varieties in local markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Alignment to the relevant product development and business strategy

  • Identification of potential products of the pipeline together with TDR, targeting the local customer needs

  • Intensive communication and exchange of information with TDR, R&D (Research & Development), Marketing and Sales.

  • Build and maintain good relationship with growers or/and distributors

  • Knowledge of input materials from R&D

  • Trial planning together with TDR

  • Trial plan alignment with TDR and TD Crop Leads

  • Trial seed forecasting with co-ordination of TDR

  • Trial design and set up (following sowing and transplanting) with coordination of TDR

  • Trial follow up

  • Follow up trail harvests and record trial data

  • Prepare data input for TDR and Local Portfolio Meetings

  • Use of adequate digital tools

Profile:

  • BSc or MSc or equivalent in Agronomy

  • Work experience in vegetable or agricultural industry is preferred

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic person

  • Able to work in a team within the department and cross-functionally as well

  • Proactivity in task definition

  • Solution orientation

  • Strong in planning, time management and prioritization

  • Good communication skills

  • Flexible approach to travel frequently inland

  • Knowledge in tomato, cucumber watermelon or melon crop are appreciated

  • Medium level in use of MS Office

  • Driving license (B – Motor vehicles)

  • Native speaker in Arabic and fluency in English (CEFR: B - Independent user)

Organization: GLB VEG Technology Development51070573_

Title: Trial Officer

Location: Africa-Egypt-Cairo-Cairo

Requisition ID: 01Q61

Job: Product/Technology Development

Schedule: Full-time

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