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We are currently recruiting for our client in a leading HORTICULTURE company

Agronomist
The Specific Tasks For This Position Include

Agronomist Job Tasks

  • Implementation of good crop husbandry – Oversee the process from ploughing, planting, crop management to harvesting in according to
  • International Food Quality and Safety StandardsDevelopment of a production plan – planting , harvesting dates
  • Developing a spraying programme based on KEPHIS approved list
  • Oversee Quality Assurance of Farm products – Development of Job aids for Farm use workers
  • Lead and oversee all the required certification processes for the company’s food products including GLOBAL GAP Certification, Organic Certification, Fairtrade and Nurture.
  • Training of staff and out growers- orient farm workers and out growers to ensure staff wok in compliance with good Agricultural Practices and contribute to meeting the companies production targets
  • Work with the Farm manager to develop daily, weekly and monthly work plans that support the company’s annual plans and strategic objectives

Agronomist Job Key Responsibilities

  • Hands on – Good at Managing people – Responsible for the output of this role
  • Crop rotation planning and hybrid/variety selection recommendations
  • Regular field checks & detailed computerized field reports & permanent record keeping
  • Insect, weed & disease monitoring / diagnostics and chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendations
  • GAP Certification
  • Soil & Water Sampling – Soil moisture status monitoring
  • Crop budgeting & planning
  • Manure and Pesticides Schedule
  • Irrigation scheduling
  • Harvest Schedule
  • Training Schedule
  • Oversee Auditing by the relevant authorities KEPHIS & HCD compliance

Educational Level for Agronomist Job

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in Agriculture with emphasis on agronomy, crop, soil, weed management, agri business, or other agri science course work

   How to Apply

   If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to leadconsultant@hrbpsolutions.co.ke before 17th July 2016 Indicate your current salary and notice period.

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