4 Jun 2014

Agronomist Job Vacancy in Nairobi

Our Client, a leading provider of quality horticultural produce seeks to recruit an Agronomist. 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and testing appropriate planting techniques for different farm produce.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Product developing and registration of agrochemicals, crop protection, chemicals and fertilizers.
  • Establishing products sources and maintaining relationships with existing and other potential suppliers for agrochemicals and fertilizers.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance by completing the appropriate filings and documentation pertaining to product registration.
  • Compiling of Registration data for submission to the registration authorities.
  • Establishing and maintaining close relationships with appropriate regulatory agencies for the purpose of effective negotiations of registration requirements.
  • Maintaining quality standards for all our agrochemicals and fertilizers.
  • Supplying products for testing and compliance requirements for new or label extension products to the researchers doing field trials.
  • Maintaining a database to track all registration activity by creating and managing electronic and manual files, registration certificates and documentations.
  • Liaising with researchers appointed for specific field trials.
  • Maintaining a solid working knowledge of Regulatory Affairs issues, including changes in guidelines, interpretations or procedures within the regulatory authorities.
  • Maintaining quality standards for all our agrochemicals and fertilizers.
  • Offering training and demonstrations to sales staff and potential clients by showing them the benefits and usage of company products.

Skills and Qualification Required

  • A young man aged below 30 years.
  • Should have Msc. in Agriculture/Agronomy/crop protection and a passion for agriculture and farming, with an in-depth understanding of agrochemicals and crops.
  • 2-4 years of experience in agrochemicals or crop protection field preferably in a technical role.
  • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and goal oriented individual, with excellent computer and organizational skills.
  • Ability to develop strategies and action plans for new opportunities, products and markets.
  • Ambitious and passionate candidates with strong customer orientation.
  • Must have a clean driving license

To apply, send your CV ONLY and cover letter to before Thursday 15th 2014. Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

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