Agronomist (Seed Production) Job in Nanyuki, Kenya

Job Title: Agronomist – Seed Production

Industry: Agriculture

Location: Nanyuki

Salary: 60K-80K

Our Client is a leading international vegetable seed company based in Nanyuki.

They seek to hire a competent Agronomist.

He or she will be tasked with supervising and helping out-growers to ensure seed production (from sowing / transplanting to seed extraction) according to targets of quality, quantity, timelines and costs for farm-allocated crops and to record all production data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing production advice to the growers on optimum use of fertilizer and pesticide
  • Responsible for providing follow up reports by crop for each plot
  • Responsible for controlling and guaranteeing purity levels during pollination and harvesting.
  • Ensuring regular control during the crop cycle to guarantee the germination
  • Creation and updating of operation protocols
  • Implementation of a production report for out growers
  • Visit out-growers with Cucurbit and Solanum Supply Chain Manager

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences or related field of study
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in similar position
  • Should have a strong agronomical profile and passion for plants.
  • A strong personality with vision.
  • Must be proactive and be able to work autonomously
  • Should be a team player and motivator with strong leadership skills
  • Should be flexible and willing to learn.
  • Holder of a valid driving license

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your C.V only quoting the job title on the email subject (Agronomist – Seed Production) to on or before Friday 12th January 2018.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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