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  • Posted: Sep 23, 2022
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    Human Asset Consultants Ltd was founded in August 2008 and is a Human Resources consultancy firm that was inspired by the belief that the success of any entity begins with discovering, developing and nurturing the skills, potential and talent of any human being. Our Core Business areas include: Experiential Training and Development Services, Outsourced Se...
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    Lead Agronomist

    Key Roles and Responsibilities.

    • Overall oversight of all intervention activities at the county level in relation to agro-entrepreneur development, farmers engagement and empowerment, crop production, aggregation, and marketing.
    • Drive day to day sorghum production activities including management of crop calendar, input procurement, planting, and crop management, harvesting and post - harvest handling
    • Responsible for mobilizing agro-entrepreneurs to offer farmer services including input access, advisory, mechanization, aggregation, finance, and markets
    • Establish high quality demonstration sites(plots) to be used in delivery of practical farmer trainings by the agro-entrepreneurs.
    • Initiate collaboration and local partnerships with the County and Sub - County Agricultural officers, input suppliers and other relevant service providers and identify leverage opportunities capable of adding value to the project
    • Monitor and provide timely periodic data to inform collation of reports from the accomplished field activities
    • Responsible for ensuring that data reported is of high-quality standards of accuracy, reliability, credibility, and confidentiality and that it is in tandem with the services offered to the farmers.
    • Reporting program progress in timelines agreed upon primarily weekly, monthly, and quarterly but may also requested to prepare ad hoc reports
    • Work closely with BDS provider to facilitate commercialization of farming systems within the sorghum value chain with specific emphasis to PWDs.
    • Organize peer learning sessions and provide feedback on progress of implementation

    Required Qualifications and Key Competencies.

    • Degree in either of the following disciplines; Agriculture, Agriculture Education and Extension, Agribusiness management.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in related commercialized agricultural value chain either in the private, rural or community development organizations.
    • Demonstrated experience in data collection and reporting for similar programs
    • Experience working with production groups, cooperatives or contracted farmers will be preferred
    • Ability to ride a motorcycle with at-least 2-year experience and a valid riding license.
    • Excellent command of Swahili and English.
    • Excellent presentation, report writing and communication skills.

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