Agricultural Business Development Officer


Job Location

Providence, East Bank Demerara


The incumbent is responsible for Business Development in the Agriculture Sector across Guyana. This encompasses market analysis, product development, sourcing, business expansion, and providing technical sales support. This role involves inspiring innovation in the sector and fostering capacity building for sustainable growth.



  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, Business Management, or another related field.

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Business Development. Experience in Agriculture Business Development would be an asset.

  • A profound understanding of working with farmers, agricultural products, irrigation systems, and market dynamics in Guyana.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.


  • Conduct comprehensive market research to identify emerging trends and opportunities.

  • Assess the feasibility and market potential for new products whilst collaborating with suppliers/     manufacturers to secure innovative products and solutions.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and key stakeholders by consistently ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction.

  • Provide technical advice and guidance to farmers on a range of agricultural products.

  • Conduct site visits to customers and agents to support product installation or training.

  • Seek, explore, negotiate, and close new business opportunities.

  • Monitor sales performance and implement strategies to drive growth.

  • Prepare sales reports, and forecasts and develop proposals for clients.

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2020 FMCG Inc., operating as Farfan & Mendes, A Crosbie Member Company Farfan & Mendes (F&M), one of Guyana's most highly respected family-owned businesses, was first incorporated in Guyana in 1967. On January 1, 2021, the joint venture 2020 FMCG Inc. was formed, a partnership between Guyana owned Farfan & Mendes and Canadian owned Crosbie. As a majority-owned Guyanese company, Farfan & Mendes employs over 120 people and is active in forestry, mining, alternative energy, industrial service sectors, and oil & gas. Crosbie Crosbie is a family-owned Newfoundland and Labrador-based company with an international footprint. With locations in Newfoundland and Labrador and the Maritimes in Canada, the United States, and South America, Crosbie has a proven history of serving offshore oil & gas, marine construction, commercial construction, and residential real estate industries. Crosbie has been a preferred supplier to the Canadian offshore oil & gas industry for over 25 years. Core Values The vision for F&M is "to surprise and delight our customers in everything we do." FMCG aims to foster a culture of innovation through encouraging customer-oriented solutions within our teams and developing mutually beneficial relationships with our clients. This culture is built on our core values that guide our team in our work's daily execution.