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Agronomy Manager - Tanzania

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #15152
Job Location Tanzania
Company Type Agriculture
Job Role Agronomy Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Tanzania
Gender Not Specified
Nationality SA ID
Degree MSc or Ph.D. in Plant Breeding

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our client is looking for an Agronomy Manager to join their team.


Manage, develop, lead, coordinate, support/sustain targeted improvements for all crop production and R & D programs.
Manage, develop & ensure resources and plans to meet crop production targets.
Further develop and Implement commercial (mechanized) farming and coordinate planning and purchasing/Leasing of land, equipment, and infrastructure.
Ensure staff is qualified and trained and to support their success with engaging at the field level with proper data collection, organization, trial management and reporting.
Ensure the development of improved curriculum and training methods for grower education meetings while promoting Good Agricultural Practices adoption, use of improved planting materials and modernizing more efficient production systems.
Develop improved Pyrethrum Seed production systems /operations that result in higher quality seed to facilitate improve farming efficiencies, yields & higher quality crops.

Key Skills
Excellent knowledge to manage agricultural fields, trials, & statistical analysis.
Excellent reporting and communication skills. Fluent in English and Swahili.
Experience with mechanized, modern agricultural practices.
Successful experience in staff development, both in technical and non-technical areas.

  • Job Role: Agronomy Manager
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
An excellent knowledge of agronomic production methods and R&D with practical work experience in industry programs and an interest in or understanding of advanced methods, including Tissues Culture operations.
MSc or Ph.D. in Plant Breeding / Agronomy with more than 3 years of relevant experience post graduate school.
High skill level and experience using Microsoft Office, Excel, Work and Outlook, along with related computer and phone, video, internet calls and use.
Other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

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