Agronomist (Avocados and Macadamia Nuts) - Out of Harare,Zimbabwe
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Location||Out of Harare,Zimbabwe|
|Company Type||FMCG / Export|
|Job Role||Agronomist (Avocados and Macadamia Nuts)|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||$ Negotiable|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||4|
|Residence Location||Out of Harare,Zimbabwe|
|Degree||Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field|
We are looking for a knowledgeable, thorough Agronomist who can develop better farming practices and find effective solutions for the food and farming industry. Experience with Avocado's and Macadamia nuts is required.
The successful Candidate will conduct research and field checks, take samples and make observations, perform tests, and identify and solve problems related to plant or soil nutrition, damage from insects or wildlife, weather or climate changes, or the use of specialized products, such as pesticides, fertilizers, etc. Using this information, you will also help farmers develop techniques to increase crop quality and yield.
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.
Promoting products and techniques through educational presentations
The Candidate should be focused on developing and promoting better farming practices.
Self-motivated and detail-oriented
Analytical with excellent listening, communication, and problem solving skills.
Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.
4 years experience in the same / similar position
Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.
Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.
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