Agronomist Jobs in Kenya

Agronomist Jobs 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

    How 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.com with Agronomist on the Subject line.

  • Candidates MUST indicate their Current and Expected salaries.


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