Recruitment for Agronomist (Commercial Sweat and Irish Potatoes Production) at Don Quester Consulting

Application Closing Date
28th February, 2022.

Don Quester Consulting is a Management Consulting Organization. We offer bespoke interventions focused on significantly improving individual effectiveness and organizational performance. Our customized solutions are focused on helping individuals, organizations and communities realize their potentials and express new possibilities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Agronomist (Commercial Sweat and Irish Potatoes Production)

Job Application Code: Agr001
Location: Gambia
Job Type: 3 Years Contract

Requirements

  • BSc. / Master’s Degree in Agronomy, Agricultural Science or any other directly related field. A minimum of 6 years post qualification experience as a Field Agronomist with working experience in commercial sweat and Irish potatoes production.
  • Must be willing to Relocate
  • Proficiency with computers, Awareness of industry trends, technology and developments, exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills is important.

Job Competency Requirements:

  • Ability to conduct research along the production value chain, study plants and soil and develop better cultivation; planting and harvesting techniques to yield increase in production.
  • Ability to improve crop yield, quality of seed and nutritional values of crops; and solve problems of the farm.
  • Ability to research, develop, and promote 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 and generating reports and presenting findings to management.
  • Ability to provide management and technical consultancy services.
  • Any other assigned duties or responsibilities related to the farm’s operation.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in PDF format to: hiring@donquester.com using the Job Title and Code as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted and scheduled for an interview.

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