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SENIOR LOCAL AND REGIONAL AGRONOMIST - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #8613
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Agri-Business Chemical Manufacturing
Job Role SENIOR LOCAL AND REGIONAL AGRONOMIST
Joining Date Open
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary $ Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 4
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean National / Resident
Degree Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field

Job Description

18Mar
  • Job Status: Closed

Our well established and International Agri-Business Client is looking for an experienced Senior Agronomist to join their team, based in Zimbabwe but there would be an element of Regional travel involved.


Ensure accurate knowledge or reliable referrals to make recommendations to growers to achieve efficient crop production
Soil sample fields including multiple depth sampling, sampling by geo-reference and multiple site sampling in the event of changes in soil texture
Manage field trials, plant physiology and irrigation practices Scout customer fields for weed, insects, disease and nutrition issues
Ensure that application of seeding, fertility and pesticide occurs when weather conditions are optimal
Gather, compile, analyze and interpret test results and prepare progress reports
Analyze crop claim issues as necessary
Document field evaluation of seed, chemical, specialty products and fertilizers
Provide agronomic training for staff responsible for sales and marketing
Assist with agronomic budgeting and cost monitoring
Interact with suppliers, applicators and agronomy laboratories
Remain up to date on crop nutrition and protection technology


Key Skills
Proficiency with 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.
Focused on developing and promoting better farming practices.
Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and analytical with excellent listening, communication, and problem solving skills.

  • Job Role: SENIOR LOCAL AND REGIONAL AGRONOMIST
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field
Previous experience with fertilizers an advantage

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Agronomist
Agronomy
Agri-Business

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