SENIOR LOCAL AND REGIONAL AGRONOMIST - Harare,Zimbabwe
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Company Type||Agri-Business Chemical Manufacturing|
|Job Role||SENIOR LOCAL AND REGIONAL AGRONOMIST|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||$ Negotiable|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||4|
|Nationality||Zimbabwean National / Resident|
|Degree||Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field|
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
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.
Previous experience with fertilizers an advantage
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