Job Vacancy – Agronomist

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January 30, 2020 | No Comments

Duma Works is recruiting an Agronomist for one of our clients, Fresh Salone in Sierra Leone.
Fresh Salone is an agricultural company established in 2013 specializing in improved agricultural inputs sale, training and growing of crops.

Location

Moyamba Sierra Leone

Duration

24 months

Start Date

As soon as possible

About the role

Fresh Salone ltd has been awarded a grant under the EU grant in partnership with an NGO to boost the production of Groundnut in Moyamba District

Job Description

  • Training in GAP in horticulture/ agri-business/ post harvest practices for Groundnut
  • Follow up from chiefdom to Village level Agro-Support
  • reporting on MEAL
  • Collaborate with partners
  • Submit financial report, projections, cash flows, expenditures
  • Submit narrative/progress report

Objectives

  • Create and develop good M&E for quality control
  • Implement Farms in ABC centers in Moyamba with IPMP
  • Train 1,500 farmers, processors, aggregators, and food hygiene standards
  • Agro-support at Village level in collaboration with partner staff
  • Coordinate and manage administration and logistics
  • Attain projected objectives
  • Attain a quality exportable groundnut with production on farms

Qualifications

  • BSc minimum
  • Experience with NGO work and reporting systems
  • Experience in private sector
  • Prior experience with groundnut growing
  • Independent problem solver
  • Passion for learning
  • Peoples person/ Team player
  • Driving license is a bonus

Remuneration

Base Salary: 1,200$USD
Accommodation and Transport to locations will be provided by Fresh Salone

Apply

To apply online click here or send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to [email protected] marking the subject as “3683”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3683 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Friday, 21 February 2020

N.B.

* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we will not be able to move forward with you application.


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