Agronomist Job at A Reputable Company – Career Opportunity in Zambia


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Vacancy title:
Agronomist

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

A Private Company

Deadline of this Job:
17 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, September 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Job title: Agronomist
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Our client, a multinational Agri business is looking for an agronomist to head up a region within Zambia. The candidate will collaborate with farmers and crop researchers to conduct a detailed analysis of crop data. You will be expected to maintain a deep understanding of soil productivity principles and keep tabs on the latest trends and technologies in agronomy. Success in this role will be determined by providing valuable insights that lead to solutions that drive higher crop yields.

Responsibilities:
• Assesses crop production and fertilizer application amongst farmers
• Evaluates and improves seed quality
• Carries out laboratory tests of soil, seed, and crop samples
• Performs quality control for seed calibre and soil standards
• Keeps records of research, testing, and results
• Prepares analysis and data presentation

Requirements:
• Minimum 10 years of agronomy work experience
• In-depth knowledge of soil, crop principles and fertilizer application
• Proficient in MS Office
• Outstanding analytical skills
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Diploma in Agriculture or a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture; A Master’s degree in Agriculture is considered a distinct advantage

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 120

 

Job application procedure
Interested and suitably qualified and experienced candidates to send through their CVs to [email protected] by Friday the 17th of September 2021 . PLEASE NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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