Agronomist Jobs in Kenya
Agronomist Jobs in Kenya Sheer Logic Management Consultants is seeking to engage dynamic individuals for an Agronomist Position for one of our clients.
Contract duration 1 year
Coordinate purchase seeds, seedlings, plant nutrients, planting of crops, disease and pest control chemicals and greenhouse care equipment.
Ensure that water and nutrients are available for feeding the plants
Keep inventory (beneficiaries’ companies, attendance, issues etc) of work done per greenhouse
Detect plants as well as problems such as diseases and insect pests.
Assign work schedules and duties to beneficiaries and supervise their work, tour work areas to observe work being done, inspect crops, and evaluate plant and medium conditions.
Apply pesticides and fertilizers to plants as per the schedule.
Develop/review and enforce safety regulations and policies.
Inspect facilities and equipment for signs of repair, and perform necessary maintenance work.
Ensure that bills (land leases, electricity, water etc) are paid
Prepare and submit weekly reports to your supervisor
Knowledge and Skills Required
Technical knowledge- knowledge of agronomy, agribusiness and hydroponic systems
Administration and Management – Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Production and Processing – Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective production
Customer Service – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
People management – Motivating, developing, and directing beneficiaries as they work.
Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
Management of Material Resources – Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
Management of Financial Resources – Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
Ensure timely feeding of plants
Inspection of each greenhouse to detect any pest and/diseases and corrective action taken
Review records of beneficiaries’ daily attendance and work done per greenhouse per
Prepare daily progress report
Manage relationships with colleagues, beneficiaries and other stakeholders
Infighting among beneficiaries and /or infighting between beneficiaries and the managers
Academic & Professional Credentials
Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy/ Agriculture/Agribusiness
How to Apply
Send your Cv to
email@example.com by 13th March 2020.
Please indicate the Job title “Agronomist”
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