New Jobs At GBfoods Africa

GBfoods Africa

GBfoods is here with exciting jobs for interested persons. There are three open slots for the position of Junior Agronomist. This role is located at Kwahu South, Ghana.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Agronomic management and land improvement to produce tomato and other crops of interest.
  • Localization of inputs for all agronomic production processes
  • Develop clear plan for soil/land development and improvement to enhance better crop yield.
  • Develop clear plans of managing the tomato farm, including harvesting plan.
  • Develop and supervise execution of Good Agronomic Practices (fertilizer, pesticide, weed control, irrigation regime, etc.)
  • Develop and supervise the execution of seeding plan and ensure proper management in the germination room to achieve optimum germination.
  • Design plans for the management and expansion of greenhouse for adequate seedling production and appropriate greenhouse irrigation systems installation
  • Develop clear plans/strategies to maximize/increase output of tomato per unit area.
  • Develop agronomic trials with the aim of addressing the improvement of tomato yield, minimize the effect of diseases, weed and soil related problems, while minimizing cost.
  • Source locally for inputs (fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, manure etc.) suitable for best practices of tomato production and cover crops based on planned activities.
  • Supervise and build the capacity of Associate agronomists and other support staff on tomato and cover crop production.

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Requirements:

Academic and Technical Requirements

  • BSc. /M.Sc. in Agronomy, Crop Protection, Soil Science or other related course
  •  Have minimum of 5 – 7year experience in agronomy or related fields with relevant field experience
  • Understand Ghanaian agro-ecologies and crop production patterns.
  • Have knowledge and experience in field experimentation and data collection/analysis.
  •  Good knowledge of regenerative agricultural/sustainability
  • Sound knowledge of tomato nutrients requirement
  • Crop-water requirement for arable crop in the tropical environment
  • Agricultural land improvement techniques
  • Crop protection strategies
  • Adequate knowledge of drip irrigation technology and system maintenance
  • Good knowledge of GAP for major tropical crops
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