Job Opportunity at Kazini Kwetu, Agronomist
We are looking for an agronomist to take care of different farms in different regions in Tanzania. Candidates with the right qualifications are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
Assesses crop production of the farm
Visiting fields to collect seed, plant, and soil samples and carries out laboratory tests of soil, seed, and crop samples
Performs quality control for seed caliber and soil standards
Keeps records of research, testing, and results.
Prepares analysis and data presentation
Developing better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improving crop yield.
Researching and promoting agricultural strategies to counter the effects of changes in soil, climate, weather, and pest damage.
Visiting fields to collect seed, plant, and soil samples.
Testing samples for nutritional deficiencies, diseases, or other changes.
Conducting training on products and techniques through educational presentations.
Managing teams of scientists while conducting field visits or laboratory work.
Minimum 2 years of agronomy work experience
In-depth knowledge of soil and crop principles
Outstanding research and analytical skills
Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.
Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture; Master’s degree in Agriculture (specializing in soil science) a plus
Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
The deadline for submitting the application is 24 November 2021.