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Senior Agronomists Jobs in Kenya

Industrial Promotion Services (K) Ltd (IPS) is an Affiliate of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED).

Senior Agronomists

The IPS group, a leading player in the East African agro-processing industry, is seeking applications from qualified dynamic candidates to fill the above mentioned positions.

The Role

Responsible for the development and implementation of strategies that strengthen crop production/management and deliver commercially viable and sustainable results in respect of costs and yields.

The exciting role provides a vital link between the field and the production/processing division of the business ensuring that this part of the overall supply chain is seamless.

Considerable technical knowledge as well as sound communication, commercial and planning skills are a requirement of this role.

Key Qualifications and Competencies
  • Minimum Holder of Diploma/Bsc in Horticulture or any tropical agriculture related course.
  • Over five years production experience in any of the following crops, Legumes, Tomatoes, Potatoes and Fruits, either in a plantation environment or with small scale holder schemes.
  • Willing to travel and work within East Africa with minimum supervision.
  • Should be people oriented and have demonstrated leadership skills, proven integrity, self driven and self motivated.
  • Critical thinking and creative problem solving skills.
  • Business Development skills and Commercial/Business acumen.

Suitably qualified candidates should submit their application together with an updated Curriculum Vitae to by 5.00 pm, 18th September 2013.

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