Agronomist

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Agronomist 1 Position
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

Job Description

Our client in the agribusiness sector is looking for agronomist who will be developing and promoting better farming practices. You should self-motivated, detail-oriented, and analytical with excellent listening, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Studying plants and soil in order to develop better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improve crop yield, and solve problems facing the agriculture industry.
  • Researching, developing, and promoting farming practices or products that diminish the effects of changes in soil, climate, and weather or prevent damage from pests.
  • Visiting fields to collect seed, plant, and soil samples and testing samples for nutritional deficiencies, diseases, or other changes.
  • Assisting with the plant selection process and the development of planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines.
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields, customers, crops, and samples.
  • Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree/diploma in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field.
  • Additional certifications may be required.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.
  • Proficiency in computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.
  • Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
  • Sales and presentation skills are also a major plus.
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Emploi Recruitment
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

51 - 299 people

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