3 Sep 2014

Quality Assurance – Field Officer Kenya Job

Deepa Industries (Tropical Heat)
Position: Quality Assurance – Field Officer

Purpose of the Position: 
To help both the farmer and the manufacturer maximize production and increase potato quality and quantity.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Development of long and medium term strategies and policies on raw potato production and supply to the company.
  • Identifying potential potato farmers in the target regions for contract farming through field surveys based on company set criteria.
  • Development of support programmes to create greater partnership between the company and potato farmers
  • Establish long term business arrangements with potato suppliers
  • Collecting, analyzing and presenting data in form of technical and non-technical written reports.
  • Conducting oral and visual presentations, for non-technical audiences to enable informed decisions by non-technical groups.
  • Identify competency gaps amongst contracted farmers, schedule and carry out farmer education, training and production forecasts
  • Liaise with the relevant stake holders and government officials on potato production and availability.
  • Represent the company in stake holders meetings
  • Ensuring quality specifications of the produce are met at field level.

Required Qualifications:

  • Holder of a Degree -Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, Horticulture, Agronomy or related field.
  • Have 1-2 years’ experience in as a field Agronomist or in related field.
  • Proven experience in Customer relations


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and works with a high degree of accuracy
  • Highly organized and flexible
  • Must be self-directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision

How to Apply:
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and competencies we are looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume indicating your current salary and expected salary to before close of business 5th September, 2014.

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