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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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    Key Account Manager

    Job Description

    • Shall facilitate strategic intent of the company and of the client on QHSE together with EHS coordinator
    • Carry out supervision of agronomy extension services for farmers by the FTOs as per the scope/ KPIs agreed to
    • Manage and monitor farmer trainings carried out by the Field extension officers based on pre agreed topics and as agreed with the client and KAM through all the crop production stages, including pre and post-production
    • Manage and Co-ordinate farmer barazas and meetings in field operations to ensure compliance to pre-agreed procedures and processes to ensure sustainable crop production
    • Ensure sustainability practices and all Kenya operations key performance indicators are met
    • Ensure monitoring, advisory and reporting on the progress of crop of interest from prenursery, nursery, field, harvest and post-harvest operations
    • Provide advisory services to client and farmers in crop production/husbandry practices including plant nutrition, fertilization, crop protection, rotation among other practices
    • Ensure continuous monitoring and reporting 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 client and crop sciences team to achieve target objectives
    • Be overall responsible for the safety of staff, contractors, visitors and other people under his/her control in the department
    • Ensure that work carried out and work places in Kenya operations meet the requirements of the group minimum health, safety and environment standards and procedures and clients EHS requirements
    • Ensure compliance to QHSE procedures and policies for the company and client’s
    • 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


    • Hold a minimum of B.Sc. in Agriculture, Horticulture, or Agricultural related course
    • Have at least 3 years working experience in extension or technical Agronomy field.
    • Must be competent in riding motorbike and have a valid motorcycle riding licence
    • Have a valid certificate of good conduct
    • Good interpersonal, presentation 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
    • Ability to work under minimal supervision

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