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Coffee Agronomist – Ruiru Jobs

2 weeks ago   Jobs Offers   Nairobi   63 views

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Location: Nairobi

Job Description/RequirementsThe successful candidateMUST have experience working in Coffee Farmsand be willing to travel across coffee regions in Kenya. The ideal candidatemusthave in-depth knowledge ofcoffee production principles and practices in Kenya.Key Responsibilities:• Advise key stakeholders across regulatory/corporate affairs/R&D on coffee practices, risks, and methods of improvement.• Define the roadmap of work required to improve the company’s understanding of the coffee agronomy and to enable definition of best practices to support economic, sustainable, and risk management aspects.• Build and enhance the external network of local business relationships from growers/co-operatives/processors/buyers and other coffee agronomy companies in Kenya.• Design and implement optimal programmes for maximizing coffee yields and profitability.• Conduct in-field training on correct usage and application of Company’s products.• Perform client follow-up activities to ensure performance and customer satisfaction.• Conduct scientific trials with clients and research organisations.• Document coffee agronomy activities and build knowledge base.Qualifications:• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy or other relevant agricultural studies.• In-depth knowledge of coffee agronomy with a minimum of 2 years of field experience.• Strong commercial skills to achieve Company’s business objectives and sales goals.• Good command of coffee nutrition requirements and management practises.• Flexible to travel to all coffee growing regions in Kenya.• Experience with research methods, analysis of data and presentation of results.• Proven communication and presentation skills.• Able to work independently.• Computer literacy with MS Office and MS Outlook.• Valid driving licence.• Fluent in Kiswahili and English.Monthly gross salary:Ksh. 100,000 – 120,000 (Approx. 1,000 – 1,200 USD) depending on experience and qualifications.Deadline:12th August 2021.We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.


 
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