Agronomist Job in Kenya


Ital GLOBAL - We are a comprehensive Human Capital and Quality Management Consultancy firm dedicated to helping organizations just like yours with their HR and Quality Management requirements. We believe in creating productive and fruitful relationships with our clients by adding value to your business to ensure that you get the very best return on your Human Capital spend. Our Human Capital solutions, advice and guidance are uniquely designed and shaped around your exact requirements and objectives. They will fit with your culture and the business challenges that you currently face.

About the Client:

A leading and busy events planning and management company in Nairobi that has resources and equipment to bring events from mere ideas to reality seeks to hire a highly organized, creative and competent individual. The firm is involved in every aspect of planning, management and execution letting their clients focus on their core business.

Job Purpose:

In the agronomist role, you will collaborate with farmers and crop researchers to conduct a detailed analysis of crop data. You will be expected to maintain a deep understanding of soil productivity principles and keep tabs on the latest trends and technologies in agronomy. Success in this role will be determined by providing valuable insights that lead to solutions that drive higher crop yields.

Qualifications and Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in agronomy, agriculture, or a related field.

2 to 3 years’ experience in the same field

Further education and experience may be preferred.

Additional certifications may be required.

Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.

Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.

Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.

Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.

Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.

Sales and presentation skills.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Developing better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improving crop yield, and solving problems for clients

Researching and promoting agricultural strategies to counter the effects of changes in soil, climate, weather, and pest damage

Evaluates and improves seed quality

Visiting fields to collect seed, plant, and soil samples

Performs quality control for seed caliber and soil standards 

Prepares analysis and data presentation

Testing samples for nutritional deficiencies, diseases, or other changes

Assisting with the plant sourcing, testing, and selection

Keeping detailed records regarding fields, customers, crops, and samples

Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties

Conducting training on products and techniques through educational presentations

Safeguarding environmental sustainability, safety and quality

Carrying out land-use planning in accordance with applicable legislation

Landscape design

Managing teams of staff in the field

Prepares analysis and data presentation

Developing planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines


Interested applicants should send their detailed CV and Cover Letter quoting, “AGRONOMIST” as subject to reach us not later than 3rd November  2023 to Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.