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  • Posted: Jun 9, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.
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    Field Technical Officer

    Main duties and responsibilities:

    • Shall carry out agronomy extension service for farmers within allocated farmer cells and make visits as per the scope/context of service provision
    • Shall carry out farmer trainings based on pre-agreed topics and as agreed with the client and KAM through all the crop production stages – including pre-and postproduction.
    • Coordinate farmer barazas/ meeting to ensure compliance to agreed procedures, protocols and processes so as to ensure sustainable crop production.
    • Ensure sustainability practices and key performance indicators are met
    • Ensure monitoring, advisory and reporting on the progress of crop (tobacco) from pre-nursery, nursery, field, harvest, and post-harvest operations.  
    • Provide advisory services to farmers in GAP, crop production/husbandry practices including plant nutrition, fertilization, crop protection, rotation among other practices
    • Ensure continuous monitoring of crop progress and estimates to ensure crop production target in achieved for both quality and quantity
    • Participate in assigned events to offer technical advice and to support the crop sciences team to achieve target objectives
    • Ensure that work carried out and work places under his/her control meet the requirements of the group minimum health, safety and environment standards and procedures
    • Ensure compliance to health, safety and environment procedures and policies for SGS and client
    • At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct
    • Carry out any other assignment as may be advised from time to time


    Qualifications, Experience and Competencies

    • Hold a minimum of Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture or any other agricultural related course
    • Have at least 1 year(s) working experience in field extension and or field agronomy.
    • Must be competent in motorcycle riding and have a valid motorcycle riding license
    • Have a valid certificate of good conduct
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills – grassroot experience preferred.
    • Sensitive to set timelines and targets
    • Physically fit, hardworking, honest and performance driven
    • Must be computer literate
    • Excellent communication skills and a team player.
    • Basic knowledge of HSE standards and riding competency are added advantages.

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