Field Officer at Tropical Heat

On Monday, July 1st, 2013
We are a medium sized company in the manufacture industry looking for a Field Officer to work in Bomet. 
The successful candidate will be responsible for;-
  • 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.
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics, Horticulture, Agronomy or related field.
  • One year experience as a Field Agronomist or related field.
Applicants who meet the above qualifications should send a C.V that includes their day time contacts, 3 referees, current and expected salary, and testimonials by 15th July, 2013 to [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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