Yara East Africa Field Agronomist Job in Kenya

Yara East Africa is a subsidiary of Yara International ASA which is a world leading chemical company, that converts energy, natural minerals and Nitrogen from the air into essential products for farmers and industrial customers. 
As a major supplier of mineral fertilizers in Kenya, we continuously look to adding value to the farming community by introducing new types of fertilizers.

Field Agronomist 
North, South Rift and Western Kenya. 
We are looking for a Field Agronomist for this region, to develop our business based on good crop nutrition practices. 
The Field Agronomist shall be key in enhancing the productivity of our customers in the region, and consequently solidify Yara’s market leadership position in the region.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Develop and undertake Commercial Field trials with Yara products.
  • Organize Field Days and Exhibitions to develop Yara products.
  • Provide customers with support in implementing effective crop nutritional programs for the key segments.
  • Train customer sales teams on Yara products and competences.
  • Support the commercial team on customer needs.
  • A degree in Agronomy or related field.
  • Minimum, 3 years working experience in an Agronomy set up. Sales experience would be an added advantage.
  • Good grasp of Agronomic practises especially in Fertilizers usage and management.
  • Computer literate, profiency in Windows and MIS Office Suite.
  • Self driven, willingness to learn and ability to work and deliver under minimum supervision,
  • Excellent communication & listening skills, and good interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Holder of a clean driving Licence.
Applications along with a cover letter, an up-to-date CV, Valid Driving Licence, picture passport and names of three referees, should be sent by courier or e-mail to reach the undersigned latest by 30th October 2012.

E-mail: Teresia.Mueni.Mutie@yara.com
Courier to: YARA East Africa Ltd.
P.O. Box 50949, GPO 00200, Nairobi.
Road C, off Enterprise Road, Industrial Area, Nairobi.

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