Agronomist Jobs, Agricultural Jobs In Kenya, CSS Jobs
Title: Agronomist- Fresh Produce,
Industry: Fresh Produce,
Gross Salary: 25-30k,
Our client is one of the leading fresh produce companies in Kenya. They seek to hire a well experienced and results-oriented Agronomist to generate profitability, maximize production growth and oversee key agronomy marketing activities in the organization.
Recruit and train farmers.
Train farmers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) to maximize yield and ensure the quality of produce is not compromised.
Demonstrate and train farmers on the best packaging solutions and techniques for farm produce that reduce the risk of damage during transportation.
Advise and avail information to farmers of the best farm inputs to use on the farm and on the crops as well.
Prepare and manage plans for crop improvement and enhanced production.
Provide input on production planning for the assigned areas.
Lead product training process for small scale farmers in the assigned areas and Conduct specific demonstrations for every product in the assigned area of operations in line with the production strategy.
Give weekly and monthly production projections.
Disseminate, implement and monitor progress and compliance to company policies in key areas of production and environmental management.
Attend workshops and training on behalf of the Company.
Ensure timely preparation, updating and submission of various production reports to management.
Carry out any other duties as assigned. Qualifications
Diploma/Degree in Agriculture.
Have at least 2-3 years’ experience as an agronomist
Experience as a rider will be an added advantage.
Capability to train and recruit farmers.
Must be willing to work in a rural set-up.
Basic understanding of the industry requirements.
Good knowledge of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP).
Must have experience working with auto growers companies.
Good understanding of the challenges in the industry.
Must have good reporting skills.
Confident and effective in decision making with the ability in developing and implementing strategies and adapt tactfulness. How to Apply