Field Officer / Agronomist
Mavuno Organics (K) Limited
Nairobi
6d ago
source : Pigiame

responsibilities for this position include but not limited to :

  • Contracting new farmers and providing agronomic support towards sustainable agriculture within the context of organic farming.
  • Implementation of Organic, GlobalGap standards as well as oversee their successive certification within the small holder farms.
  • Oversee harvesting and purchasing of fruits from the contracted farmers.
  • The ideal candidate MUST meet the following minimum requirements :

  • Diploma in agricultural related course with a minimum one year experience working directly with farmers in extension / agronomy services.
  • Candidates with organic agriculture qualifications or knowledge will be considered favourably.

  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills are a pre-requisite.
  • As much as this job has exciting elements it is equally challenging and requires strong mindset, creativity and a natural flair for work results.
  • Ability to communicate in the local vernacular language(s) - of respective county and knowledge of the geographical coverage of the respective area and willing to reside there.
  • A valid driving or motorcycle riding license is a pre-requisite and is mandatory.
  • This is a contract position with remuneration based on performance on established targets within the established geographical coverage
  • Work with small holder avocado farmers and provide them with agronomic support, organise for harvesting and standards implementation and compliance..

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