Research Agronomy Superintendent Urgent Job in Kenya

Research Agronomy Superintendent

Reporting to Research & Development Manager will be responsible for: –

  • Identifying agronomical factors that affect pineapple growth and prepare relevant experiment protocols.
  • Managing all aspects of such experiments and final report writing.
  • Conducting all trials in a professional manner and ensuring that all objectives are met.
  • Developing field / crop monitoring techniques for soil fertility, plant nutrition, water requirement, plant growth, fruit development and fruit quality.
  • Accurately interpreting the leaf tissue and soil analysis results and making necessary recommendations.
  • Developing and improving agronomic packages and standard operating procedures required for optimum pineapple production.
  • Promoting sustainable agriculture and good agriculture practices in all company‚Äôs agronomic operations.
The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements: –
  • Aged 30 – 45 years.
  • Masters of Science (M.Sc) degree in Agronomy/Soil Science or related field from a reputable University. A PhD or international postgraduate training or exposure will be an added advantage.
  • At least 8 years hands experience in plantation agronomy (fruit crops or sugarcane).
  • Demonstrated experience working in soil management, plant nutrition, water requirement/irrigation and a solid understanding of soil-plant-water-nutrient interactions.
  • Very good written and oral communication skills
  • Good initiative and self-motivation with strong work ethics.
  • Clean driving license.
Email CV to cvs@cdl.co.ke and mary.mweni@cdl.co.ke on or before 13th July 2016.
Indicate current and expected salary. 
Email subject should be RESEARCH AGRONOMY SUPERINTENDENT


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