Agronomist at Contec Global Group

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Contec Global Group – Established in 1984 and headquartered in London, the Contec Global Group has a worldwide presence, with operations in Asia, Africa, and Europe. As a company established on the platform of e-Governance and smart technologies, Contec Global is among the most experienced independent technology and systems organizations operating in developing countries. Today, the Group is engaged, globally, in providing integrated, systems-based solutions in the fields of Secure Technologies, Infrastructure, and Hospitality

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Agronomist

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Studying plants and soil in order to develop better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improve crop yield, and solve problems facing the agriculture industry.
  • Researching, developing, and promoting Organic farming practices or products that diminish the effects of changes in soil, climate, and weather or prevent damage from pests.
  • Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties.
  • Promoting products and techniques through educational presentations.
  • Conducting field visits or laboratory work.
  • Providing management and technical consultancy services to companies and other organizations
  • Visiting fields to collect seed, plant, and soil samples and testing samples for nutritional deficiencies, diseases, or other changes.
  • Assisting farmers with the plant selection process and the development of planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines.
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields, customers, crops, and samples.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field.
  • More education & certification may be required

Experience:

  • 6 years post NYSC relevant experience

Competencies Required for this position:

  • Agrarian science and technology skills
  • Knowledge of agri-food chain processes
  • Organization and planning capabilities
  • Management skills and commercial acumen
  • Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
  • Sales, Presentation and Training skills.
  • Physical fitness to work in the farm- stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.
  • Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.

Application Closing Date
29th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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