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Field Officer Job in Kenya

Olivado EPZ Limited

Job Title: 
Field Officer
Reports To: Field Operations Manager
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Recruiting of farmers into Olivado programme.
  • Internal audit of farmers and follow-up on sanctions to the farmers.
  • Establish harvesting projection in line with factory / packhouse requirements.
  • Provide technical advice to farmers as per the Organic/Fair Trade/GlobalGAP standards.
  • Ensure and maintain good relations between farmers and the company.
  • Train the farmers on Integrated pest management and integrated crop management and other areas of the quality management system
  • Ensure the effective operation and functioning of the IMS in the field.
  • Provide the Field Operations Manager with weekly reports on production and other matters as outlined in the Internal Management System.
  • Prepare and submit all records and documents as required by the Olivado Internal Management System in a timely manner.
  • To keep abreast of developments, issues and legislative changes pertaining to the sectors in which audits are carried out.
  • Other duties assigned by the field operations manager.
Job Specification:
  • Degree or Diploma in Agriculture or related discipline with a bias to fruit and vegetable production OR form four level of education with relevant documented training in agriculture production.
  • Two years’ experience in the production of horticultural crops in a smallholder scheme or exporter out grower scheme
  • Excellent Kiswahili and English reading, writing and speaking skills.
  • Technical report writing skills.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
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