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16 Jul 2018

Full-time Vital Agro Alliance Farms Limited: Agronomist Recruitment

Vital Agro Alliance Farms – Posted by Nigeria Job bucket Staff Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

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…

The Job : Agronomist

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

  • Regular field checks
  • Insect, weed & disease monitoring / diagnostics
  • Soil moisture status monitoring
  • Irrigation scheduling
  • Ag chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendations
  • Soil sampling Equipment calibration
  • Crop rotation planning and hybrid/variety selection recommendations
  • Solicit customers & increase acres and/or opportunities
  • Precision Ag services (including GIS/GPS information)
  • Detailed computerized field reports & permanent record keeping
  • Crop budgeting & planning
  • Provide personal consultation with customers as needed
  • Educational / promotional presentations as needed
  • Other duties as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Education: HND, B.Sc or M.Sc in Agronomy, Plant Science or any Agricultural related courses.
  • Experience: 3-7 years experience.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Proficient computer skills – Microsoft Office software, email, internet, spread sheets
  • Good diagnostic and decision making skills
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate – verbal & written skills
  • Demonstrate skills in sales (our agronomists do not sell products – only quality service!)
  • Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives without close supervision
  • Desire to serve farmers and others involved in the agriculture industry
  • Willingness to work as a team member
  • Desire to remain updated with new agricultural trends and technology
  • Self-motivation, willingness to learn and good work ethic
  • Ability to work outside during heat of day & ability to walk several miles per day.
  • Must be resident in Abuja.

Application Closing DateDuties / Responsibilities

  • Regular field checks
  • Insect, weed & disease monitoring / diagnostics
  • Soil moisture status monitoring
  • Irrigation scheduling
  • Ag chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendations
  • Soil sampling Equipment calibration
  • Crop rotation planning and hybrid/variety selection recommendations
  • Solicit customers & increase acres and/or opportunities
  • Precision Ag services (including GIS/GPS information)
  • Detailed computerized field reports & permanent record keeping
  • Crop budgeting & planning
  • Provide personal consultation with customers as needed
  • Educational / promotional presentations as needed
  • Other duties as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Education: HND, B.Sc or M.Sc in Agronomy, Plant Science or any Agricultural related courses.
  • Experience: 3-7 years experience.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • Proficient computer skills – Microsoft Office software, email, internet, spread sheets
  • Good diagnostic and decision making skills
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate – verbal & written skills
  • Demonstrate skills in sales (our agronomists do not sell products – only quality service!)
  • Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives without close supervision
  • Desire to serve farmers and others involved in the agriculture industry
  • Willingness to work as a team member
  • Desire to remain updated with new agricultural trends and technology
  • Self-motivation, willingness to learn and good work ethic
  • Ability to work outside during heat of day & ability to walk several miles per day.
  • Must be resident in Abuja.

How To Apply

Applicants should send their Resumes and Cover Letters to: [email protected]

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Job Categories: Agriculture/Agro-Allied Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Agronomist jobs and Vital Agro Alliance Farms Limited jobs. Salaries: N50,000-N100,000.

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