Africa Plantation Capital Head Agronomist and Junior Agronomist Jobs in Kilifi or Malindi

Africa Plantation Capital is looking to hire for its operations in Kenya:
 
1. Head Agronomist
 
2. Junior Agronomist
 
The Agronomist will be based in Kilifi or Malindi and working within the framework of a Bamboo Plantation project, the incumbent will be responsible for the following as his/her primary duties:
  • Regular field checks;
  • Insect, weed & disease monitoring / diagnostics;
  • oil moisture status monitoring and Irrigation and land preparation and planting scheduling;
  • Chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendations
  • Crop rotation planning and hybrid/variety selection recommendations;
  • Crop budgeting & planning
  • Provide personal consultation with Africa Plantation Capital clients as needed
  • Other duties as necessary.
Qualification and experience:
  • Diploma in agriculture with emphasis on agronomy or dry land agriculture or its equivalent from a recognized institution with 5 years of on Job related experience; (head agronomist) or 1 year of on Job related experience (junior agronomist). 
  • Any previous work experience with bamboo plantations would be an advantage but not necessary.
  • Good written and oral command of English and Kiswahili
  • Good knowledge of IT skills especially MS Office Suite such as Excel, Word, and Database management; Email and Internet
  • Ability to work under pressure and to follow strict deadlines
  • Demonstrate ability to work under very harsh conditions
Africa Plantation Capital, member of APC Group is offering a unique package for the candidates and the opportunity to join one of the world’s leading plantation management companies.

Please send your CV to hr@africaplantationcapital.com with a reference of Head or Junior Agronomist and a photograph.

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