Job Summary

Our client is currently looking to hire an Agronomist to be based in Karatina, Nyeri.

  • Minimum Qualification: Certificate
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Responsibilities
•    Recruit and train farmers.
•    Train farmers on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) to maximize yield and ensure the quality of produce is not compromised.
•    Demonstrate and train farmers on the best packaging solutions and techniques for farm produce that reduce the risk of damage during transportation.
•    Advise and avail information to farmers of the best farm inputs to use on the farm and on the crops as well.
•    Prepare and manage plans for crop improvement and enhanced production.
•    Provide input on production planning for the assigned areas.
•    Give weekly and monthly production projections.
•    Disseminate, implement and monitor progress and compliance to company policies in key areas of production and environmental management.
•    Ensure timely preparation, updating and submission of various production reports to management.
•    Carry out any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
•    Diploma/Degree in Agriculture.
•    Have at least 1-2 years’ experience as an agronomist
•    Capability to train and recruit farmers.
•    Must be willing to work in a rural set-up.
•    Basic understanding of the industry requirements.
•    Good knowledge of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP).
•    Good understanding of the challenges in the industry.
•    Must have good reporting skills.

Please send your CV.

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