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Tropical Heat Field Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

An opportunity in an ISO22000:2005 certified company

Field Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Identifying potential potato farmers in the target regions for contract farming through field surveys using company set criteria
  • Development of long and medium term strategies and policies on raw potato supply to the company
  • Development of support programmes to create greater partnership between the company and potato farmers
  • Devising methods and procedures for obtaining required data
  • Producing various technical and non-technical written reports
  • Conducting numerous oral and visual presentations, which non-technical audiences must be able to understand thoroughly

  • Identify competency gaps amongst contracted farmers, schedule and carry out farmer education, training and production forecasts
  • Establish long term business arrangements with potato suppliers
  • Liaise with the relevant stake holders and government officials on potato production and availability.
  • Represent the company in stake holders meetings
Qualification and experience required;
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from a recognized University or any other related degree qualification
  • At least 5 years experience in farm management including a good understanding of marketing and credit structures for agricultural commodities.
  • Good communication, leadership and organizational skills, very good report writing skills, Computer literate and a valid driving license.
  • Able to meet set deadlines with minimal supervision.
If you have the above credentials, please email your current CV, quoting the position as the subject matter to careers@tropicalheat.co.ke

Please include your current and expected remuneration. The applications should reach us not later than 26th November 2010. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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