Agronomist

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Company:Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Category:Agriculture
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Nakuru

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Duties and responsibilities:-
(a) Interfacing between Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) and KCEP in the adaptation of technologies for smallholder application;
(b) Facilitating the technology dissemination activitiesundertaken by KARI, the country advisory services and other partners;
(c) Facilitating the capacity building activities of agrodealers by various partners on technical issues.
For appointment to this position, applicants must have:-
(a) Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture with specialization in Agronomy. A relevant post graduate qualification will be an added advantage;
(b) Four (4) years experience as an Agronomist in a research station, public or private firm;
(c) Experience in providing advisory services in a public or private sector setting;
(d) Strong computer application and communications skills (oral, written, presentation)
(e) Fluent in English and Kiswahili.

APPLICATION PROCESS
i. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
ii. Each application should have a CV and covering letter indicating the Reference Number for the position.
Applicants for positions in the Nakuru or Siakago Town sub-units should clearly indicate the preference (N or S) as in the reference numbers. Photocopies of relevant credentials should be enclosed.
iii. Each application in a sealed envelope should be submitted to:
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
State Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 30028-00100
NAIROBI
Not later than 10.00 a.m. on 11th April 2014.

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