Field Agronomist Out-grower job at Grounded Simalaha Limited

Vacancy title:
Field Agronomist Out-grower

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Agronomist ]

Jobs at:

Grounded Simalaha Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, December 04 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Monday, November 20 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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• As a Field Agronomist Out-grower, you will play a crucial role in managing our chilli out-grow farmers. Reporting directly to the Farm Manager, you will be responsible for various tasks aimed at ensuring the success of our chilli growing project. Your key responsibilities will include:
• Out-grower Management: Oversee and support chilli out-grow farmers in their cultivation activities in all our hubs including partnering agriculture hubs, ensuring adherence to best agricultural practices and sustainability standards.
Farm Supervision: Collaborate with the farm manager to supervise day-to-day farm operations, providing guidance and support to ensure the efficient and effective implementation of farming activities.
Coordinate Spray Programs and IPM: Develop and coordinate spray programs, implementing Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies to optimize crop health and yield.
Lead in Pest Scouting: Take the lead in scouting for pests and implementing proactive measures to prevent and control pest infestations, minimizing crop damage.
Crop Disease Management: Implement strategies for monitoring and managing crop diseases, working to maintain the health and quality of the chilli crops.

• Diploma in General Agriculture or a related field.
Experience in working with rural communities, understanding their unique challenges and dynamics.
Experience in chilli growing will be considered a significant advantage.
Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in agriculture.
Must have a driver’s license.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via email to The Business Manager at . Please include your resume, a cover letter, and any relevant certifications. The deadline for applications is 24th November 2023.
• At Grounded Simalaha Limited, we are committed to diversity and equal opportunity. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
• Join us in making a positive impact on sustainable agriculture and community development!

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Job Info
Job Category: Environment, Forestry and Agriculture jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Monday, December 04 2023
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 20-11-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-11-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 20-11-2066
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