Agronomist Job in Kenya

               

Our Client, with a diverse portfolio in various fields, majoring in Real Estate Development, Land Transactions, Joint ventures and Leasing, seeks to recruit an Agronomist.

He/she will be responsible for providing expertise and advice in implementing agronomic service programs for our business.

Responsibilities:

  • Studying fruits and soil in order to develop better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improve crop yield, and solve potential farm problems
  • Researching, developing, and promoting farming practices or products that diminish the effects of changes in soil, climate, and weather or prevent damage from pests.
  • Visiting fields to collect seed, plant, and soil samples and testing samples for nutritional deficiencies, diseases, or other changes.
  • Assisting with the development of planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines.
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields, customers, crops, and samples.
  • Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties.
  • Promoting products and techniques through educational presentations.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years working experience in Agronomy
  • Experience in Banana farming is preferred
  • Knowledge in Global GAP accreditation
  • Additional certifications may be required.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.
  • Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate PR and interpersonal skills, leadership skills, supervisory skills and strategic planning
  • Strong research, decision-making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
  • Sales and presentation skills are also a major plus

To Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs1@hcsafrica.comwith Agronomist on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.



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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya
Agriculture and Agribusiness
Updated: January 13, 2020 — 2:59 pm