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Agro-investment Corporation
Agriculture
Agronomist
Category: Management
Description:
* For the Agro-Parks
  • To guide the investors in the Agro-Park to implement best practices relevant to each market-driven enterprise in order to obtain optimum returns on their investment.
  • Assist the Agro-Park Manager in production planning based on market demand for competitive products and available resources
  • Facilitate training and implementation of Good Agricultural Practices and other relevant quality management systems
  • Conduct adaptive research that will facilitate investors in achieving optimum returns on their investment
  • Facilitate the establishment of demonstration plots for transfer of technology using the Farmer Field School methodology
Qualifications:
  • At least a first degree in the field of Agronomy from a recognized University
  • Specialized training in Vegetable Production, Good Agricultural Practices and Agribusiness Management
  • At least five (5 ) years field experience as an Agronomist with at least (3) years in a supervisory capacity
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills (emotional intelligence)
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of programmes, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Candidates must own and operate a reliable motor vehicle
NB: The Agronomist will be hired on a contractual basis. Renewal will be determined by annual performance review and will be contingent on satisfying performance goals established for the position.
Deadline: November 12, 2012

Contact Information
Name: N/A
Address: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
AGRO-INVESTMENT CORPORATION
188 SPANISH TOWN ROAD
KINGSTON 11
Email: info@agroinvest.gov.jm
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2012-10-29

 

 

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