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..