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BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 11 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

BRAC Enterprises, the social enterprise and investment division of BRAC were initiated as intervention to serve a need or create market access for the marginal producers. BRAC social enterprises provide value chain linkages, support employment for poor communities and generate profits which contribute to our development programmes. Aspiring to meet the triple bottom line we incorporate serving the needs of the poor and being friendly to the planet with making a profit. Profitable and scalable businesses make significant contributions to the local economy through market linkages, entrepreneurial activity and better employment opportunities. BRAC Enterprises, currently based in Bangladesh, are committed to ending conditions of poverty and also generate significant revenues, fifty (50) percent of which are reinvested into BRAC development activities.

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Position

Territory Sales Officer (BRAC Seed & Agro Enterprise)

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Ensure direct sales through managing retails, handle product complaints and ensure necessary information flow to different stakeholder continuously
  • Develop and maintain business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory to generate sales and ensure credit recovery within time
  • Coordinate sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical department
  • Plan and organize personal sales strategy based on dealer and retailer both by increase of existing dealer business and addition of new customers
  • Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services
  • Organize and participate in different promotional campaigns like demo, field day, fair to demonstrate the product at public
  • Ensure regular visit to distribution channel and farmers meeting target and increase business to meet monthly sales and collection target
  • Ensure displaying the promotional material at trade points and bazaar in the territory
  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme's goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

  • The candidate should have Graduation/ Masters in Agriculture/ any discipline with minimum CGPA 2.00 or 2nd division/ class or equivalent result in all academic examinations from any recognized institution.

Experience Requirement:

  • At least 1 year
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
    • Agribusiness, Agro based items Marketing, Sales and Marketing, seed marketing

Additional Requirements:

  • Should have technical knowledge of seed and agriculture inputs, sales techniques, sales control systems, sales ordering and payment method, sales area demography, dealer/retailer profile and farmers’ preference
  • Should have excellent communication skills, persuading others to change their minds or behavior, strong networking skills, negotiating skills, good judgment, decision making, Reporting skill
  • Should be goal focused with passionate commitment

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Salary and Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Other Benefits: Health & Life Insurance Benefit, Festival Bonuses, Compulsory Contributory Provident Fund, Gratuity and others

Job Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh

Last Apply Date: 20/Feb/2021

BRAC is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share the same commitment. We believe every stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation - regardless of age, race, religion, and gender, status as an individual with a disability or ethnic origin. Therefore, our recruitment policy and procedure include extensive background checks and disclosure of criminal records in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent

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