SENIOR AGRONOMIST – FM1864

Dar El Salam Area – Tanzania: Our client is looking for a Senior Agronomist to join the team.

This position is best suited for someone with large scale commercial experience

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in agronomy or agricultural research, with a focus on Banana crop management.
  • Proven expertise in crop husbandry, chemical and fertilizer applications, replant rotation, seedings, nursery management, and disease control.
  • Preferred large scale commercial experience along with the growing of plantain bananas along with along with his farm in poor yield production shows for a poor representation of his skills in agronomy
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret soil, plant, and environmental data to inform decision-making.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Develop and implement agronomic strategies to maximize crop yield and quality.
  • Provide expert guidance on crop husbandry practices, including planting, irrigation, and banana harvesting techniques.
  • Conduct soil analyses and make recommendations for fertilizer applications to optimize nutrient uptake and soil health.
  • Manage replant rotation schedules to minimize soil depletion and maximize long-term productivity.
  • Oversee seedings and nursery operations, ensuring the timely and efficient propagation of plant material.
  • Implement integrated pest management strategies to control diseases, pests, and weeds effectively.
  • Monitor crop health and diagnose issues, providing timely interventions and solutions.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, research advancements, and best practices in agronomy.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including farmers, researchers, and agricultural engineers, to drive continuous improvement initiatives.

 ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.

To apply CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM001864&preview=8d307aaa9cacc213cb387c294db226ca