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Position:              FIELD OFFICER -2 POSTS (AGRICULTURAL {FARMING} COMPANY IN COAST REGION)

Employer:            A LEADING MANUFACTURING COMPANY LOCATED IN COAST REGION AND MANAGING OUTGROWERS FARMING ACTIVITIES IN KWALE AND KILIFI COUNTIES

Ref No:                 SGK-FO-03-2021

Industry:              AGRICULTURE

Job Category:     SUPERVISORY

Town:   KILIFI AND KWALE

Country:               KENYA

Requirements:   CERTIFICATE OR DIPLOMA IN AGRICULTURE/AGRONOMY OR RELATED FIELD. 

Experience:        AT LEAST 2 YEARS SIMILAR WORKING EXPERIENCE. MOTORBIKE RIDING LICENSE IS DESIRED.

Salary:   KSHS. 30,000 - 40,000 PLUS COMPANY BENEFITS

Duties:                  FIELD OFFICER MAIN ROLES WILL BE TO ENSURE THAT THE GROWERS GROUP FARMERS MEET THE COMPANY SET STANDARDS AND ARE ENROLLED TO SUPPLY COCONUTS TO THE COMPANY FACTORY FOR PROCESSING. HE/SHE WILL NURTURE GOOD RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE PROJECT AND FARMERS ASSOCIATIONS, CULTIVATE AND ENHANCE TIMELY AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE TWO BODIES AND TO WORK WITH HIGH STANDARDS OF ETHICS, INITIATIVE, AND RESPONSIBILITY. 

OTHER DUTIES INCLUDES: -

PRESIDE OVER REGISTRATION AND RECRUITMENT OF NEW FARMERS ON BEHALF OF THE COMPANY.

DOCUMENT AND KEEP RECORDS OF RECRUITED FARMERS IN THE COMPANY DATABASE.

MONITOR AND REPORT ALL THE NON-COMPLIANCES THAT DIRECTLY AFFECT ORGANIC INTEGRITY AND BREACH OF FAIR TRADE STANDARDS IN ALLOCATED AREA OF OPERATION.

WRITE SUMMARY REPORTS OF ALL INTERNAL INSPECTIONS, EXTENSION VISITS, AND FARMER MEETINGS AND TO MAKE TIMELY SUBMISSIONS.

PROVIDE MONTHLY REPORTS ON TARGETS SET IN THE WORK PROGRAM.

ENSURE GOOD STANDARDS AND CONSTANT SUPPLY OF RAW MATERIALS.

ENSURE AND MAINTAIN GOOD WORK PRACTICES ON REGISTERED FARMS AND BUSINESSES AND ENSURE THAT THEY MEET ORGANIC AND FAIR TRADE STANDARDS.

ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN GOOD WORKING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE COMPANY AND THE FARMERS.

FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMPANY, MONITOR PROVISION OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR FARMERS ON CURRENT AND NEW AGRONOMIC PRACTICES.

CONDUCT FREQUENT FARM VISITS TO MEDITATE AND SOLVE ISSUES ARISING IN THE SEASON.

MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS, WITH TIMESCALES, FOR IMPROVEMENTS ON RAW MATERIALS COLLECTION.

MONITOR THE PRICES BEING OFFERED IN THE FARMS TO ENSURE THEY REMAIN WITHIN THE GUIDELINES SET DOWN BY THE COMPANY.

ARRANGE SITE VISITS AND LOGISTICS FOR COLLECTIONS AS ECONOMICALLY AS POSSIBLE.

VISIT POTENTIAL NEW FARMS/BUSINESSES/AGENTS/MIDDLEMEN TO ASSESS THEIR SUITABILITY FOR INCLUSION. 

Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Business
Salary : Ksh 30,000 - 45,000
Experience : 2 Years
Applications : 13
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Skills geograph...
Posted By Skills geograph... / 01 Apr 2021

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