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    Ref: 1158987
    Nationality: South African
    Qualifications: B-Tech
    Annual Package Range: R 151 000 - 250 000, per annum
    Total Years Experience:
    Home and other languages: IsiXhosa, English, IsiZulu
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity: African / Black

    Financial Advisor (seeks a position in Agriculture)

    Online Interview Questions

    Current / most recent job title?
    Financial Adviser

    1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:
    I do financial need analysis and advise clients on how to save and which insurance products will suit thier life style and advise them on financial literacy.

    2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

    • Financial need analysis
    • Make sure that the client is finance savvy after each and every appointment
    • Achieve target sales for the day.

    3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
    I adapt to change. I have a background in the agricultural field but I have managed to fit in the sales environment.

    4. Ideal business title:

    • Agricultural Adviser/Technical Adviser
    • Agricultural Sales Representative

    5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

    • Teaching emerging farmers and advising them
    • Selling agricultural products, e.g chemical

    6. Skill area of competence:

    • 3 years sugarcane production
    • 2 years vegetable and maize production
    • 6 months sales

    7. Career summary:

    • 3 and half years in crop production and 2 and half in vegetable and maize production.
    • 6 months in sales insurance

    8. Achievements: 
    I was awarded scholar achiever award in 2009 and 2012 at varsity. I don’t have any cancellation ever since I started 6 months ago as a Financial adviser which means that my client value the advise I give them.

    9. What do you absolutely love doing?
    I love coming up with creative ideas, working with a team, however I am capable of working on my own. I enjoy helping others at work, however I look forward to achieving my goals each and everyday.

    10. Ideal company (culture and values):
    One that values diversity and hold ethics and integrity as one of its core values.

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      Ref: 1158696
      Nationality: South African
      Qualifications: B-Tech
      Annual Package Range: R 151 000 - 250 000, per annum
      Total Years Experience: 3 to 5 years
      Home and other languages: Zulu, English, Sesotho
      Gender: Male
      Ethnicity: African / Black

      Assistant Farm Manager (Sugar)

      Online Interview Questions

      Current / most recent job title?
      Assistant Farm Manager

      1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:
      I’m currently working as an Assistant Farm Manager. My duties are managing the farm, planting sugarcane and green manure crops, farm planning, weed control, pests and diseases control, nematodes control, supervision of employees, health and safety, administration, fertiliser application, record keeping.

      2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:
      Doing forward planning, leading by example, organizing and control resources, time management, record keeping, supervision, passion for my work and ethical leadership

      3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:
      I have bundles of enthusiasm and a real ambition to progress. I am ever so keen to get on and build a career in agriculture, and I think that you would find it difficult to find someone who has my energy and willingness to work hard. All of the jobs I’ve held so far have required me to work often long hours and within the team and it’s something that I very much enjoy. So I think that I am a very strong candidate.

      4. Ideal business title: 
      Farm Manager, Forester, Agricultural Advisor, Agricultural marketer, Research Technician, assistant Farm Manager.

      5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:
      Farming, Administration, Budgeting, Leading, Supervision,

      6. Skill area of competence:
      Leadership, supervision, planning, organizing, administration, farming

      7. Career summary:
      4 years sugarcane farming

      8. Achievements: 
      Reducing weeds, increasing the sugarcane tons produced per hectare and improving employees working by giving them a clear vision of what has to be achieved. I have reduced cost by using correct equipment and Calibrating equipment so that we don’t over or under apply chemicals and Fertiliser and using fewer employees to do lot of work.

      9. What do you absolutely love doing?
      I love agriculture, team work, challenge, self development, recognition and making a difference

      10. Ideal company (culture and values):
      I want to work for a large employer that is truly international in scope. Getting a good training programme is obviously very important. And I want the opportunity further down the line perhaps three or five years in the future to be able to hold senior position.