23 February 2021

Bayer Crop Protection Internship 2021

Description: Bayer is inviting graduates to apply for the Crop Protection Internship 2021.

The incumbent will participate in all aspects of crop protection market development and research trials to support the positioning of our crop protection solutions through field trials to optimise the grower value proposition. 

Location: Isando

Closing Date:  2 March 2021

Reference: CS/CM/CP/Intern

This includes:

  • Performing field trials, including trial planning, initiation, application and evaluation
  • Coordinates sample preparation for field trials .
  • Coordinates and assists trials including planting, data collection, statistical analysis and harvesting of trial plots.
  • Support the timely and accurate reporting of data from field trials.
  • Assists in implementation of site safety programs to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Actively participate in the evaluation and implementation of new technologies.
  • Grower coordination to ensure successful completion of trials.


Experience & Qualifications

  • B.Sc Agric degree in Crop Sciences.
  • Basic knowledge of crop production, farming practices and farm equipment.
Skills & Knowledge
  • Knowledge of field research trial set-up. 
  • Ability to accurately take and record trial data.
  • Knowledge of farm and seed research equipment.
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Individual leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and record keeping skills.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to balance multiple tasks and achieve deadlines.
  • Effective verbal communication skills.
  • Maintain a culture of excellence on and off field.
  • Ability to implement and maintain high safety standards in all working areas.
  • A valid driver’s licence.
Send your cover letter and CV to zarecruitment@bayer.com. No late applications will be accepted. 

Only candidates who meet the above minimum requirements will be considered. Correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within 4 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Bayer is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.