4 Jan 2017

Reputable Company Jobs : Agronomist

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An Agribusiness firm that is mainly into large scale food crop Production and marketing has added processing (value addition) to her core functions. The company is a quality driven supplier, providing raw maize, raw soya bean as well as processed maize and soya beans to the Ghanaian and West African market and beyond. As a result of the scale up and expansion in operations, vacancies exist for qualified individuals (team players) to assist in executing the agenda of the new direction of the organisation.

AGRONOMIST – (1 SLOTS)

  • The Agronomists will provide technical support to a minimum of 5 Agricultural Extension Officers (AEOs) and over 4000 farmers in two districts in the Upper West Region by undertaking the following tasks
  • Recruit and train 4,000 out grower farmers to produce 8,000 acres of maize and soya bean crops.
  • Assist AEOs Support the farmers to do quality land development, preparation and planting of crops.
  • Train and monitor AEOs and farmers on Good Agronomic practices (GAP).
  • Establish and manage at least 10 demonstrations and trials farms in your operational area.
  • Disburse and recover inputs credit to 4,000 small holder farmers.
  • Ensure quality harvest of both demo farms and out growers farms.
  • Assist in developing farmer’s profiles and support database.
  • Report to the Project Manager.
  • And any other duties that may be added.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Five (5) years work experience in a similar role
  • BSc, HND, Diploma or higher in Crop Agronomy
  • Highly motivated
  • Team player
  • Age limit for all: 23-45 years.

REQUIRED SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be results oriented.
  • Ability to live and work amongst farmers.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must know how and be willing to ride a motor bicycle.
  • Women are encouraged to apply.


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