Agronomist Job in Sierra Leone

Aug 17, 2016

Duma Works is recruiting an Agronomist for one of our clients in Sierra Leone; an agricultural company that trains NGO’s, organizations, farmer groups and ToT (Trainers of Trainers) in Good Agricultural Practices and commercial farming methods.
Job Overview: We are looking for an agronomist with experience in open field vegetable growing; hot pepper, aubergine, cucumber, okra, maize, cabbage, and others with proven records of yields per square meter.

  • Training of smallholder farmers and farmer groups in GAP and improved technology, drip line irrigation, fertigation, propagation, post harvest (200 groups in 3 years)
  • Making reports and following up on field work.
  • Submitting review and reports for monitoring and evaluation.
  • Coordinate with managers and subordinates for successful project implementation.
  • Graduate in Agronomy with at least 3 years of teaching of Training and practical growing experience.
  • Experience in the horticultural sector.
  • Experienced, knowledgeable, able to train farmers at the community level.
  • Must be honest, good leader and a team player.
  • Fluent in-English.
  • Excel and Word (data collection and reports)
  • Salary: 1,500 USD$ monthly.
  • Flights once yearly.
  • Medical insurance.
  • 3 years contract.
Location: Sierra Leone.

How to Apply:

Applications letters and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “ 2346”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2346, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications: 24th August 2016

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