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Moringa Specialist

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

Qualification

  1. 2 plus years’ experience in commercial agriculture
  2. Graduate level degree in agronomy or agriculture
  3. Expertise cultivating moringa for both seed and leaf production
  4. Experience using research based methodologies and setting up research based implementation plan


Responsibilities

Research

  1. Work with staff agronomist to design and supervise all research related activities on the farm related to moringa
  2. Support the development of high yielding moringa planting materials and best practices for cultivation
  3. Determine GAPs for irrigation, organic fertilizer, planting density, etc
  4. Identify improved seed stock and varieties and work with supply chain team to facilitate their procurement
Administration
  1. Help set up a work back plan for entire system of success for moringa procurement, planting, harvesting, and storage and potential distribution
  2. Help prepare a budget for moringa planned activities
  3. Work with finance and admin team to track farm expenditure and create robust financial systems
  4. Enforce compliance to all standards and certification as applicable
Production
  1. Work with production teams to create and improve systems related to product flow from cultivation, production, harvest and intake of final product at the factory


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
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: 2 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Production; Quality control and supervision; Research planning; Agriculture and natural resources
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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We.Org

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 20-50 people

WE Charity, formerly known as Free The Children, is a worldwide development charity and youth empowerment movement founded in 1995 by human rights advocates Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger.The organization focuses on young people, with programs in Canada, the U.S. and U.K. for service learning and active citizenship, and international development projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America focused on children and education.The organization runs programs in approximately 10,000 schools in Canada, the U.S. and U.K. for service learning and active citizenship, with the aim of empowering youth to become socially engaged.