Senior Agronomist Job in Kenya – Industrial Promotion Services

Senior Agronomist

Industrial Promotion Services is the Industrial development affiliate of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED).

We are a leading player in the East African agro – processing industry, is seeking applications from qualified dynamic candidates to fill the above mentioned position.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for the development and implementation of strategies that strengthen crop production/ management and deliver commercially viable and sustainable results in respect of costs and yields.
 

 

The exciting roles provides a vital link between the field and the production/ processing division of the business ensuring that this part of the overall supply chain is seamless.

Considerable technical knowledge as well as sound communication, commercial and planning skills are a requirement of this role.

Key Qualifications and Competencies
  • Minimum holder of Diploma/Bsc in Horticulture or any tropical agriculture related course.
  • Over five years production experience in any of the following crops, Legumes, Tomatoes, Potatoes and Fruits, either in a plantation environment or with small scale holder schemes.
  • Willing to travel and work within East Africa with minimum supervision.
  • Should be people oriented and have demonstrated leadership skills, proven integrity, self-driven and self-motivated.
  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.
  • Business Development skills and Commercial / Business acumen.
To Apply:
 
Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to the, 
Head of Human Resources, 
Industrial Promotions Services 
P. O. Box 30500-00100, 
Nairobi
or by email to careers@ipskenya.com  

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