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DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS RELATIONS – LÉVIS

o Reference: R-1001776
Position Type:
 Permanent Full Time
Location: Lévis (Quebec)
Required languages: French
Closing date: 14 August 2020

DESCRIPTION

Passion for agriculture required

You will manage relationships with local producers and be responsible for a growing loan portfolio. You will tailor financial packages to your clients’ needs, including loan and other products, and help your clients succeed.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Collaborate with clients to create financial packages that meet their business needs
  • Build relationships with FCC customers and internal partners
  • Look for opportunities to consolidate your loan portfolio
  • Visiting clients on the farm or in their office
  • Analyze financial data on customers
  • Create, process and approve new credit facilities

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Good communication skills and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to bond and establish business relationships
  • Sales and negotiation skills and good judgment
  • Initiative and ability to adapt to change
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in agronomy or agro-economics as well as at least three years of related experience in agricultural finance or sales (or an arrangement
  • equivalent of education and experience); an agronomist title (asset)
  • Member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec
  • Willingness to help others achieve their goals
  • Love of agriculture

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

To apply, visit fac.ca/Careers  or view the job posting.

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FIELD CROP CONSULTING EXPERT – SUROÎT REGION

STATUS: Permanent, full time

WORKPLACE: Coop Unifrontières

The field crop consultant will have to travel on the territory (vehicle provided).

THE CHALLENGES WE OFFER

Under the supervision of the plant sector director, your main mandates will be: 

  • Meet the customer’s need for seeds, plant protection, fertilizers and other products and services offered by La Coop
  • Make technical and economic recommendations to customers according to their needs
  • Prepare cultivation programs
  • Provide superior quality agronomic technical monitoring with customers
  • Collaborate in the improvement of customer service in order to achieve the targeted sales objectives
  • Target potential customers within the defined territory and determine an appropriate action plan
  • Follow up with customers
  • Promote the programs, services and products offered by La Coop Unifrontières and the Sollio network
  • Prepare and participate in specialized sessions or conferences for farmers and other groups
  • Assist the team and the director for various special mandates

DO YOU HAVE THE PROFILE?

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in agronomy or a DEC in agricultural technology
  • You are a member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec or the Ordre des technologues professionnel du Québec (under the supervision of an agronomist)
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • You have good problem solving skills
  • You have strong communication skills, customer service
  • You are proficient in MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • You have a valid driver’s license
  • You demonstrate an ability to create a team spirit and collaboration
  • Knowledge of the agricultural sector, an asset

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

If this position interests you, please send your resume no later than August 14, 2020 to Geneviève Messier: genevieve.messier@unifrontieres.coop

We advocate equal employment opportunities.

Only selected candidates will be notified.

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DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS RELATIONS – LÉVIS

o Reference: R-1001776
Position Type:
 Permanent Full Time
Location: Lévis (Quebec)
Required languages: French
Closing date: 14 August 2020

DESCRIPTION

Passion for agriculture required

You will manage relationships with local producers and be responsible for a growing loan portfolio. You will tailor financial packages to your clients’ needs, including loan and other products, and help your clients succeed.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Collaborate with clients to create financial packages that meet their business needs
  • Build relationships with FCC customers and internal partners
  • Look for opportunities to consolidate your loan portfolio
  • Visiting clients on the farm or in their office
  • Analyze financial data on customers
  • Create, process and approve new credit facilities

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Good communication skills and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to bond and establish business relationships
  • Sales and negotiation skills and good judgment
  • Initiative and ability to adapt to change
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in agronomy or agro-economics as well as at least three years of related experience in agricultural financing or sales (or a
  • equivalent of education and experience); an agronomist title (asset)
  • Member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec
  • Willingness to help others achieve their goals
  • Love of agriculture

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

To apply, visit fac.ca/Careers or view the job posting .

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CHIEF AGRONOMIST/AGROLOGIST

 

Sollum Technologies’ intelligent lighting solution is the only one that dynamically modulates all spectra of natural sunlight according to the needs of greenhouse growers. It offers them unmatched value from the point of view of energy savings , productivity and quality of food , while contributing to the development of local, ethical and sustainable agriculture .

Working at Sollum Technologies means being part of a family that is committed to the development of pioneering technology and where your opinion and ideas are encouraged. We offer stimulating and enriching days in an open space located in Old Montreal.

DESCRIPTION

We are currently looking for a person to fill the position of Chief Agronomist who will work closely with the Vice-President, Research & Development and the Vice-President, Business Development. As an expert, you will be the point of contact between theory and us! For this, you must appreciate the exchanges with our customers and your colleagues, as well as the research work.

Your mission if you accept it?
To be THE horticultural reference within Sollum and with our customers.

Your daily life will look like:

  • Advise and guide multidisciplinary teams on horticultural issues
  • Be responsible for the horticultural research plan, carry out research and development to improve our products
  • Establish an approach geared towards continuous improvement and innovation
  • Propose recommendations based on analyzes to support our growth and that of our customers
  • Maintain scientific relations with our various partners (eg research centers)
  • Provide horticultural expertise to producers
  • Set up project procedures and protocols with our customers
  • Conduct field trials
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and industry stakeholders
  • Participate in various fairs and conferences

WHAT YOU NEED TO JOIN OUR FAMILY

  • Bachelor of Agronomy, Phytology Sector
  • More than five (5) years of professional experience in the plant world, ideally in a greenhouse, vegetable or fruit crop with experience in production and / or research & development
  • Be a member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec
  • Extensive knowledge in plant health
  • Knowledge and use of the Office Suite
  • Fluency in spoken and written French and English
  • Driver’s license required

Moreover :

  • You are a field person and are available to move regularly in Canada (average 20-25% of the time)
  • You are enthusiastic, autonomous and organized and you have a taste for innovation
  • You have good interpersonal skills and a great sense of thoroughness and analysis
  • Finally, you have the ability to propose solutions while respecting the values ​​that drive us

ARE YOU INTERESTED?

Please don’t hesitate to contact Jenny. She will be pleased to answer your questions.

Jenny Zammit
Vice-President, Marketing and Operations
Cell. : 514 975-7308
Email: j.zammit@sollum.tech

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                   Ontario – TBA

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       Manitobaclick here for full listings

Equip Team Advisor

Federated Co-operatives Limited

During these challenging times, Federated Co-operatives Limited is working to serve our local co-ops, customers, and communities. We are committed to supporting our local co-ops and the communities they serve. Working together to provide essential services to communities across Western Canada, we are hiring an Equip Team Advisor on a permanent basis. This position can be based in or near Winnipeg, South West Manitoba, or South East Saskatchewan as 50-60% of time is spent travelling within the territory in the day.

Who we are:

As a co-operative, we do business differently. We believe in working together to serve Western Canadians, delivering profits back to our communities and investing in sustainable growth. Our work is guided by our values of integrity, excellence and responsibility and driven by our vision of building sustainable communities together. To learn more about who we are, visit www.fcl.crs.

What you’ll do:

You will be an industry-leading technical expert for on-farm storage, handling, and monitoring who strengthens the CRS’s business growth in our Ag equipment portfolio. You are integral in supporting the farm customer’s view of Co-op Agro as a trusted business partner, backed by a team of product knowledge experts who understand local Co-op business needs as well as those of the farm customer.

  • You will be responsible for product line expertise and sustainable growth in on-farm storage (including dryers, large diameter bins, and farm buildings), handling, and monitoring (which closely links to the fuel team) product lines.
  • You will be the technical/subject matter expert for technical marketing material and existing marketing programs, providing guidance on topic relevancy and timing, contributing to content development, and proactively identifying ways to tell our story (of Equip Team; of the CRS value proposition) to the farm customer.
  • You will support the Key Account Managers (KAM) in developing business plans at local Co-ops, and provide technical advice and sales guidance on farm calls and at grower meetings, as directed by the KAM.
  • You will work with Grow Team and Feed Team Advisors, and other stakeholders from Ag Solutions, HABS, and Energy to ensure alignment of products, services, and outreach to farm customers. This also extends to identifying areas of cross-functional collaboration (for example, farm buildings or gas/diesel/propane monitoring).
  • You will act as the key contact regionally/provincially for all on-farm storage, handling, and monitoring manufacturer partners. This includes understanding each local Co-op’s eagerness and ability to enter the large diameter business, positioning FCL as the primary provider.

Why it matters:

Our Ag Solutions team helps to feed and grow Western Canadian communities by sourcing and distributing products and services to local Co-ops in the feed, crop inputs and ag equipment lines of business.

Who you are:

You are looking for a career in agricultural Sales & Marketing

  • You have a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.
  • You have 6-9 years of progressively responsible sale experience in the agriculture and/or animal health industry is required. Large Diameter and Permanent Handling System experience is an asset.
  • This position requires registration with the Agrologists’ Institute.
  • You’re honest and trustworthy, are results oriented and strive to be the best in what you do.
  • You believe in collaboration, building relationships and value the perspectives of others.

Our Team Members receive competitive salaries, short-term incentives, a comprehensive benefits package and an employer-contributed pension plan. We encourage our Team Members to take advantage of learning opportunities, to grow and develop, and to foster a culture of teamwork and innovation.

FCL embraces diversity and inclusion and we’re working to create a workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. We support and provide an environment that allows every person to bring their whole self to work.

We take the health and well-being of our team members and customers very seriously. We continue to take steps across all areas of our business and locations to keep our team members and customers safe and healthy.

If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply by August 21, 2020.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Please note you may be required to undergo a background and substance test in accordance with FCL policies.

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Manager of Agronomic Services

Are you looking to grow your professional career in a rural community? Do you want to work for an innovative company that will invest in your potential?

Welcome to HyLife; Canada’s leading pork producer. HyLife creates limitless opportunities for passionate professionals in a global business setting. Our growing company is searching for top talent to join our team in the role of Manager of Agronomic Services located in the community of La Broquerie.

Your days will include:

  • Manage HyLife’s nutrient application program
  • Prepare and coordinate manure management plans and activities
  • Manage site remediation activities
  • Prepare and report annual departmental budgets and performance indicators
  • Manage the coordination of manure storage repairs and maintenance
  • Oversee the land management programs
  • Build and maintain strong working partnerships with local landowners and producers

To succeed in this role, you possess:

  • Diploma or Degree in Agriculture, Soil Science or another related field.
  • This position requires registration with the Agrologists Institute in Manitoba
  • CCA (Certified Crop Advisor)
  • Manure Management Planner Course
  • 3 years of experience in general farming and cropping practices
  • Experience supervising staff
  • Knowledge base in advising agronomic recommendations an asset
  • Experience with manure application as a fertilizer product an asset
  • Experience of hog production an asset

If you thrive on new experiences and want to be a part of a team with international reach, apply today at http://hylife.com/current-opportunities/.

Your Future starts now!

For more information about La Broquerie: http://www.labroquerie.com/

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                        Saskatchewanclick here for full listings

INSTRUCTOR, GENERAL BUSINESS

Career Posting


Southeast College, a consecutive winner of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers is currently recruiting for a general business instructor, with a well developed acumen in agriculture related fields. Classes, due to COVID, will be hosted virtually. Working with adult professional learners in the agriculture field, the instructor will conduct appropriate level of instruction in various general business areas.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• This position is responsible to facilitate adult professional students in a business setting
• Maintain contacts with industry as required
• Under minimum supervision, conducts instruction as specified in program curriculum guide and related materials
• Maintains a learning environment that is professional, respectful and supports application and retention
• Uses a variety of instructional methods, materials, and techniques
• Meets and instructs classes as designated
• Prepares for all classes assigned
• Maintains accurate, complete, and up-to-date records

INITIATIVE
This position requires the ability to make routine decisions regarding the everyday operation of the classes assigned.
• Plans ahead for all assigned duties
• Maintains current knowledge on area of instruction
• Reacts to immediate and changing needs of students
• Provides suggestions for improving program instruction and operating procedures

COMMUNICATION/HUMAN RELATIONS
This position requires regular interaction with students and the general public.
• Communicates frequently with students, and other College staff
• Communicates with general public
• Establishes positive rapport with students, industry and public clients

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Function within the policies and administrative procedures of the College and partners
• Accept other responsibilities as assigned
• Attend all meetings and in-service training as needed
• Travel independently to fulfill the requirements of the position
• Some overnight travel may be required

QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge and Skills
• Effective communication skills (written and oral)
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Demonstrates valuing diversity
• Functional knowledge of on-line tools such as Google Classroom and Zoom for instructional purposes

Education and Experience
• Work within the agriculture industry and familiarity with the SK agriculture landscape is required. This could be someone who has worked as an agrologist, agronomist, water resource specialist, or crop adjustor.
• Good communication, analytical, conflict resolution, and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently and be self-managed
• Comfortable working with computers and teaching online
• Experience working with producers
• Demonstrating recognition, empathy and understanding of producer concerns
• Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate experience dealing with the Crop Insurance Program, applying or navigating policies or regulations, and/or experience utilizing the legal land location system

COMPANY INFO

Southeast College
Location: Weyburn, SK

CONTACT

Website: https://www.indeedjobs.com/southeast-college/jobs/9edd4c57c6dd8a41e280

EFFECTIVE DATES:

Opening Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Apply by: Friday, August 21, 2020

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                       British Columbiaclick here for full listings

Appraiser, Farm Credit Canada (FCC), Abbotsford

Permanent position, English requirement

Applications close: August 19, 2020

Experience valuing agricultural, commercial or industrial assets rewarded
As part of our national valuation and environmental risk team, you’ll assist in credit risk mitigation by performing market research and meeting with customers to value different types of collateral and ownership rights. You’ll work closely with internal partners in the Operations and Credit Risk divisions.

What you’ll do

  • Travel to farms, agribusiness and agri-food operations, and FCC offices in your region
  • Research the local marketplace
  • Appraise various types of collateral
  • Review internal and external appraisals
  • Coach and help train Operations and Credit Risk Division colleagues
  • Contribute market analysis and appraisal expertise to the annual FCC Farmland Values Report

What we’re looking for

  • Strong communicator who can adjust to different audiences and actively contribute to a geographically dispersed team
  • Ability to make reasoned decisions using limited market data
  • Relationship builder and partner who cultivates mutual respect
  • Effective teacher and coach
  • Attention to quality and consistency
  • Ability to support and sustain ongoing change

What you’ll need

  • A degree in business or agricultural economics and at least three years of experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Requires membership, or eligibility for membership, in the BC Institute of Agrologists

To apply by August 19, 2020, visit fcc.ca/Careers

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   BC Farm, Fish and Food Job Connector

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2020 to current date

The new BC Farm, Fish and Food Job Connector will showcase current job vacancies throughout the province, including those for crop and seafood harvesters, food processing and farm workers, agrologists, large machinery operators and marketing specialists.

The site also has sector-specific information and guidance to support businesses as they adapt their recruitment and human resource management in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, please visit https://bcagjobs.gov.bc.ca/ and click HERE for the news release.

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