Agriculture Development Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Agriculture Development Assistant Jobs in Kenya

  • Our client in the oil industry is seeking to recruit an Agriculture Development Assistant.

  • They will be responsible for Assisting the Agriculture development manager with the management of green initiatives of the company.

  • Will Work together with the agriculture development manager to ensure compliance and coordination of agriculture development activities.

    Principal accountabilities

  • Support the manager in defining the environmental and geo-pedological characteristics for the development of vegetable oil production initiatives (bio feedstock).

  • Support the analysis of local agricultural contexts in the country and agricultural production systems in rural areas.

  • Support in the identification and implementation of the most appropriate intervention models for vertical integration projects in bio feedstock chains.

  • Support other company initiatives (environmental awareness, communications campaigns, local content, etc.) which contribute to agriculture development as requested.

  • Stakeholder relations skills, with particular reference to local communities.

  • General Management tasks.

  • Any other duty that may be assigned from time to time.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates should have a degree in Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Engineering or Natural Sciences. or the relevant qualifications or any other relevant field.

  • Minimum experience of 3 years in a similar role or field.

  • Experience in agricultural and agroforestry development projects, analysis of existing supply chains and production potential of agricultural biomass also for industrial use.

  • Ability to design and manage large-scale agricultural and agroforestry interventions.

  • Knowledge of agricultural and agro-forestry production systems, with particular reference to contract farming mechanisms and/or agro-industrial initiatives

  • Knowledge of certification processes regarding production traceability, sustainability, calculation of GHG emissions

  • Interpersonal skills, team working and management coordination.

  • Candidate needs to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Candidates should have a network of relevant contacts to assist in job performance.

  • Candidate needs to be proficient in Ms Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Agriculture Development Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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