Agronomist - Search Guide Services, Kenya

  • Kenya
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Sectors: Agriculture
  • Posted by Search Guide Services on Tuesday, November 27, 2018
  • Reference: AGROKEN
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 11 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Search Guide Services

Calling all qualified professionals in the Agriculture space! Our client, a leading multinational organization, is looking to fill the following positions in their Agriculture department: Agronomist * To gather, interpret and evaluate information about the chemistry, biology and physics of soils to inform and influence issues such as agricultural production, environmental quality, climate change, land remediation and biodiversity * To advise on precision agricultural data such as crop yields, soil characteristics, input applications, terrain, drainage patterns and field management history. * To compile and analyze geospatial data to determine agricultural implications of factors such as soil quality, terrain, field productivity, fertilizers, and weather conditions. * To compare crop yield maps with maps of soil test data, chemical application patterns, or other information to * Develop site-specific crop management plans. * To document and maintain records of precision agriculture information * Investigate and advise ways to improve crop yields and discern the best ways to plant, harvest, and cultivate the plants, regardless of the climate * Develop methods to control weeds and pests to keep crops disease-free. Skills & Competencies : * Complex problem solving * Critical thinking * Judgement and decision making * Systems analysis * Systems evaluation * Quality control analysis Qualification: * Diploma / B.Tech in Agronomy and/ or * Soil Science Experience : * No formal experience required * Knowledge of preparation and controlling of budgets (advantageous)

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