June 22, 2021
Stellenbosch, Winelands area, South Africa
Job Type
Job Category
GIS, Remote Sensing, Data Usage, Procurement, buying/purchasing, Research & development
Accept Terms and Conditions


COFCO International South Africa (Pty) Ltd has an opportunity for a dynamic individual to fulfill an agricultural economic role in this Company’s farming division.

Ideal candidate must have a minimum tertiary qualification, BSc Agriculture or BCom Agricultural Economics degree, proven work experience of minimum 1 to 2 years will be an advantage.

  • Knowledge of the grain industry and agricultural economic services will support the application.
  • Computer literate – MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • High attention to detail.
  • The ability to be proactive, to work independently and under pressure.
  • Good interpersonal and organizing skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist Agriculture Economics Lead with:
    • The Constructing of Farming Unit Budgets.
    • Budget Projections and budget analysis (actual vs budget) and reporting to relevant role players.
    • Stock Management.
    • Helping with procurement process and payments of inputs for season.
    • Taking part in logistics (ensure timely delivery of inputs on farms; farm loading and planning in harvesting season).
    • Start up and management of farming operations data, which include statistical, historical analysis and benchmarking.
    • Contract management.
    • Account management (suppliers & farmers).
    • Ad hoc duties.
    • Can also be of assistance to Agronomic lead from time to time.
    • Processing of data to enable faster turn-around time on reporting as well as statistical analyses on data sets.
    • Assist in consolidation of information to allow Ag Econ Lead to focus on analysis and reporting.
    • Handle scheduling for both input deliveries as well as farm loading of crops.
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