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aQysta Malawi is part of a Netherlands based high startup company called aQysta BV. It is established with a vision to innovate and deploy technology solutions that can create an impact on the development of Malawi. aQysta Malawi is currently deploying the innovative, award-winning Barsha pump across Malawi, and Southern Africa. Moreover, it also serves as the platform for conducting research, experiments and gathering market feedback. The Barsha pump is a hydro-powered pump that uses the energy of flowing rivers or canal to pump water, without using any fuel or electricity.


Sales Officer

Job Description:

  • Building a network with irrigation and agricultural officers around Malawi
  • Planned visits to all districts. Educating and selling the Barsha Pump to all heads of Irrigation and farmers.
  • Assist in creating best agricultural practices, cropping plan development and developing market linkages.
  • Being in close contact with Irrigation and Agriculture officers countrywide for monitoring purposes, and organizing site feasibility through the network.
  • Training farmers on the use of Barsha pump, appropriate farming, and water management techniques.
  • Support in the site feasibility study, installation of the Barsha pump.
  • Any other duties assigned by management
  • 40% desk work, 60% extensive traveling

Job Specifications:

  • Education Level: Bachelors completed in Agriculture/Business Studies or related fields (2-3 years experience)
  • Has at least 2 years experience in the field with smallholder farmers and Irrigation schemes.
  • Experience in sales or education, or providing solutions for Irrigation schemes. Needs to have a good understanding of farming in Malawi and the many different practices used for Irrigation and agriculture. The ability to be able to provide solutions where problems are met is crucial.
  • Proactive – outgoing and able to adapt easily, needs to have positive proactive attitude (Take action where applicable).
  • Experience in agriculture or crop management business
  • Good in English and Chichewa for sales and communication.
  • Experience with international organizations, and projects is a plus
  • Outgoing, not afraid to talk, have meetings with government and other officers and farmers.
  • Willing to travel in rural areas and work with farmers.
  • Driver’s license to ride a motorbike and/or car is essential.

What we offer:

At aQysta, we offer an opportunity to work with an international team, in an innovative, open organization. We provide a platform for you to develop your professional skills and achieve your career goals. For this position, we will pay a base salary and offer a target-based incentive.

How to apply

If this interests you, please send a letter of motivation and CV to:

Email: info.malawi@aqysta.com

Also, do not hesitate to contact us should you have any additional questions on 0881609443.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Blantyre City
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    01 Oct, 2019

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