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Agricultural Technicians

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

The company requires a technician to handle farm related activities including; planning and management of field trials, crop health management, soil analysis, interpretation of soil analysis results, weed identification and research related to agronomy, pest management, fungal diseases and nutrition. The candidate will also be expected to support the company regarding communications between the company and regulatory bodies (KEPHIS, organic certification bodies, etc.). The candidate will be responsible for training ground staff and familiarizing them with the above. The roles mentioned above will take place across multiple locations in Kenya and Uganda.


Responsibilities

  1. Planning, developing and managing trials.
  2. Responsible for the health of all crops in all locations.
  3. Research in the fields of agronomy, pest control, disease management and plant nutrition.
  4. Soil analysis and interpretation of results.
  5. Weed identification and documentation.
  6. Creation of a weed, pest and disease database.
  7. Support and communicate with legal and regulatory bodies.
  8. Writing weekly reports for all crops, fields and farms.
  9. Engaging in trainings and workshops.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Agriculture, fishing, forestry, wildlife
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Reporting; Soil analysis; Training program planning; Research planning; Documentation and record keeping; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment &Training

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Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.


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