Agronomy Business Developer Job in Nairobi

Job Title: Agronomy Business Developer

Industry: Fresh Produce

Location: Nairobi

Gross Salary: 60,000

Our client is one of the leading exporters of fresh produce located in Nairobi.

They seek to hire a well experienced and results oriented Agronomy Business Developer to generate profitability, maximize on production growth and oversee key agronomy marketing activities in the organization.

Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and maintain an effective agronomy program that includes strategies to develop and grow product lines and maximize on the existing regions
  • Review regions analysis to determine planting schedules that will enable a throughout seasons supply of raw materials in the organization.
  • Managing and coordinating the activities of farmers to ensure the growing of required product within the specified quality cost and time.
  • Managing and effectively utilizing central support services such as: Finance, Administration, Human Resources and Purchasing & procurement.
  • Identify and implement required procedures and policies to improve growing efficiencies eliminate waste and over/under production and control cost.
  • Develop and implement strategies on each region such as annual production goals, ROI and manage agronomist incentives.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all the farmers in the region are compliant with good horticultural practices.
  • Develop and implement strategies to provide assigned field agronomies with agronomy training and with structured post-training farm visits to improve adoption.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Degree/ Diploma in Horticulture or an equivalent combination of education
  • Have at least   4 years’ experience in agribusiness
  • Demonstrate PR and interpersonal skills, leadership skills, supervisory skills and strategic planning
  • Demonstrate essential abilities such as business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
  • Confident and effective in decision making with ability in developing and implementing strategies and adapt tactfulness.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record with the ability to travel independently and long distances across the country.
  • Must be able and willing to work for long hours.

 

How to Apply:

If this describes you and are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Agronomy Business Developer – Fresh Produce) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before Wednesday 11th July 2018.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

 



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Nairobi, Kenya
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Agriculture and Agribusiness

Updated: July 4, 2018 — 3:26 pm
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