Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Sep 24, 2020
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2020
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    Indepth Research Services (IRES) is an international training and consultancy organization with its head office in Nairobi, Kenya. IRES offers a comprehensive portfolio of technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture; climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food an...
    Read more about this company


    Agronomist, Kirinyaga

    Salary: Ksh 15,000

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Prepare and implement a spray programme for preventive and cure of plants.
    • Study the plant production in order to advise the best way to plant, harvest and cultivate the plant
    • Advise and develop methods on how to control weeds and pests to keep the crop disease free
    • Conduct research and field checks, take samples and make observations, perform tests, and identify and solve problems related to plant or soil nutrition, damage from insects or wildlife, weather or climate changes, or the use of specialized products, such as pesticides, fertilizers etc.
    • Assisting with the plant selection process and the development of planting and irrigation schedules,
    • Working as an overall team leader, to ensure all aspects of running the farm are met
    • Maintaining safe work practices of all staff and contractors on site
    • Ability to multitask and supervise different farm activities at a time.
    • Ability to work & maintain high and low tech equipment’s.
    • Soil Sampling

    Job Requirements

    Key Requirements and Skills

    • A minimum of Diploma or Certificate in Agronomy or a related field.
    • At least 1-year experience as an Agronomist
    • Experience with vegetables and herbs an added advantage
    • The ability to work with minimum or no supervision. (essential)
    • Detailed oriented, analytical, and good people management skills.
    • Experience in overseeing big project(s)
    • Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.
    • Exceptional active listening, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Proficiency with computers. (essential)
    • Ability to work in high and intensive working conditions

    Age 28 years and above

    Method of Application

    Send your application together with CVs to the Human Resources Manager at not later than 30th September, 2020.

    Build your CV for free. Download in different templates.

  • Apply Now
  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at Indepth Research Services (IRE... Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail