NCCK Program Officer- Agronomist Jobs in Kenya

NCCK Program Officer- Agronomist Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

An agronomist provides agronomic knowledge and leadership to farmers in their assigned market while performing job duties such as field scouting, soil management and market analysis.
Conducting situation assessment, developing concepts and proposals and project monitoring and evaluations

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducting situation assessments, developing concepts and proposals, and undertaking project monitoring and evaluations.

  • Coordinating with the agricultural extension officers

  • Coordinate the community extension design at ward and county levels.

  • Recruitment and training farmers on conservation agriculture and ensuring they receive quality extension services.

  • Conducting follow-ups and farm visits to advise farmers on good agronomic practices, post-harvest management, agroforestry, and farming as a business.

  • Organizing farmers’ internal and external visits for peer learning.

  • Collecting and documenting all household data of farmers and uploading it on the designated database.

  • Assisting the Project Coordinator in resource mobilization.

    Key Qualifications for Recruitment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, Project Management or any other relevant field from a recognized institution.

  • Must have 3 years working experience as an agronomist or a relevant field position

    Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent ICT skills.

  • Flexibility to adapt to emerging contexts.

  • Excellent project management skills, including project design, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Excellent report writing skills.

  • Excellent Communication skills.

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid motorcycle driver’s license.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; NCCK Program Officer- Agronomist Jobs in Kenya

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