Agronomist
Vital Agro Alliance Farms Limited
Abuja
4d ago
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  • Vital Agro Alliance Farms Limited is a subsidiary of Torchmark Groups, a limited liability company registered and incorporated by the Corporate Affairs Commission CAC in 2015, to deliver services to clients in Real Estate, Gas and Energy, Agriculture, Hospitality Industry, Charity, Consulting, Home Refurbishing, Mining, Partnership Opportunities and promoting Brands

    Qualifications :

    Agronomy, Crop Science or any related field and with a minimum of 10 year’s experience in Crop Farming and Greenhouse Management.

    Adequate knowledge of relevant Agriculture softwareMust have a strong analytical and decision making skills.

    Job Profile :

    Excellent farm management best practice skills to ensure profitability and steady growth of the business.Optimal knowledge of key performance areas related to agribusiness.

    These include soil management, disease control, seed and fertilizer and weed control.Outstanding maintenance culture of all farm equipmentSound managerial skills to manage human resources for optimal performance.

    Must be a self-starter.Must be resident in Abuja.

    Remuneration

    Highly attractive, based on experience.

    Duties / Responsibilities

    Regular field checksInsect, weed & disease monitoring / diagnosticsSoil moisture status monitoringIrrigation schedulingAg chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendationsSoil sampling Equipment calibrationCrop rotation planning and hybrid / variety selection recommendationsSolicit customers & increase acres and / or opportunitiesPrecision Ag services (including GIS / GPS information)Detailed computerized field reports & permanent record keepingCrop budgeting & planningProvide personal consultation with customers as neededEducational / promotional presentations as neededOther duties as necessary.

    Job Requirements

    Education : HND, , Plant Science or any Agricultural related courses.Experience : 3-7 years experience.

    Skills, Knowledge, Abilities :

    Proficient computer skills - Microsoft Office software, email, internet, spread sheetsGood diagnostic and decision making skillsProven ability to effectively communicate -

    verbal & written skillsDemonstrate skills in sales (our agronomists do not sell products - only quality service!)Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives without close supervisionDesire to serve farmers and others involved in the agriculture industryWillingness to work as a team memberDesire to remain updated with new agricultural trends and technologySelf-

    motivation, willingness to learn and good work ethicAbility to work outside during heat of day & ability to walk several miles per day.

    Must be resident in Abuja.

    Application Closing Date Duties / Responsibilities

    Regular field checksInsect, weed & disease monitoring / diagnosticsSoil moisture status monitoringIrrigation schedulingAg chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendationsSoil sampling Equipment calibrationCrop rotation planning and hybrid / variety selection recommendationsSolicit customers & increase acres and / or opportunitiesPrecision Ag services (including GIS / GPS information)Detailed computerized field reports & permanent record keepingCrop budgeting & planningProvide personal consultation with customers as neededEducational / promotional presentations as neededOther duties as necessary.

    Job Requirements

    Education : HND, , Plant Science or any Agricultural related courses.Experience : 3-7 years experience.

    Skills, Knowledge, Abilities :

    Proficient computer skills - Microsoft Office software, email, internet, spread sheetsGood diagnostic and decision making skillsProven ability to effectively communicate -

    verbal & written skillsDemonstrate skills in sales (our agronomists do not sell products - only quality service!)Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives without close supervisionDesire to serve farmers and others involved in the agriculture industryWillingness to work as a team memberDesire to remain updated with new agricultural trends and technologySelf-

    motivation, willingness to learn and good work ethicAbility to work outside during heat of day & ability to walk several miles per day.

    Must be resident in Abuja.

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