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  • Posted: Jul 5, 2019
    Deadline: Jul 12, 2019
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    Corporate Staffing Services is a leading recruitment agency in Kenya providing complete recruitment services. In the last ten years we have been partners to local and foreign businesses looking to hire Kenyan professionals. We have recruited for diverse clients in different sectors and industries.
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    Agronomist - Fresh Produce

    Our client seeks to hire a well experienced and results-oriented Agronomist to generate profitability, maximize production growth and oversee key agronomy marketing activities in the organization. 

    Industry: Fresh Produce

    Gross Salary: 30-35k

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Recruiting, Training and supervising the Field Agronomist
    • Come up with a clear production plan for all the regions: From planting to harvesting for proper
    • Advice the management on the measure to be taken on any non-performing field agronomist or technical staff
    • Budget plan on the production process putting in consideration the region, Number of farmers expected per year, Materials to be used per region.
    • Ensuring the produce meets both the local and EU requirements including produce quality safety, legality and authenticity.
    • Farmers’ approval based on the observation of Good agricultural practice.
    • Organization for Global GAP accreditation to the contracted farmers
    • Coordination of harvestings and advising the management of daily harvestings.
    • Ensuring that agronomist observes proper transportation and documentation of produce from the field to the packed house.
    • Prepare routine and special reports to production staff, management and regulatory agencies as required such as analytical results as well as advising and guiding management on areas of improvement based on the data collected

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Diploma/Degree in Horticulture or an equivalent combination of education
    • Have at least 2-3 years’ experience in agribusiness
    • Demonstrate PR and interpersonal skills, leadership skills, supervisory skills and strategic planning
    • Demonstrate essential abilities such as business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making, and skill development.
    • Ability to apply technical knowledge of the environment and legislation/public policy matters in a practical environment/ Commercial awareness.
    • Confident and effective in decision making with ability in developing and implementing strategies and adapt tactfulness.
    • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record with the ability to travel independently and long distances across the country.
    • Must be able and willing to work for long hours.

    Method of Application

    If this describes you and are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke quoting the job title on the subject (Agronomist – Fresh Produce) before 12th July 2019.

    Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

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