Junior Agronomist - Nelspruit (Mpumalanga)

Thursday, 4 July, 2019
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747
  

An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified Agronomist with minimum 1-2 years work experience to join a dynamic and innovative company bringing cutting edge Ag-Tech to the African market! There is also an opportunity to travel abroad yearly during off-season to be trained in and exposed to the latest agricultural technology.They are looking for a knowledgeable, thorough Agronomist who will conduct research and field checks, take samples and make observations, perform tests, and identify and solve problems related to plant or soil nutrition, damage from insects or wildlife, weather or climate changes, or the use of specialized products, such as pesticides, fertilizers, etc. Using this information, you will also help farmers develop techniques to increase crop quality and yield. You should be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and analytical with excellent listening, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Agronomist Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel and attend expo’s as and          when needed.
  • Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods, must be hands-on.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.
  • Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Sales and presentation skills are also a major plus.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
  • Fluent in Afrikaans
  • Own transport & laptop (Expenses will be covered)

    Email CV: inadmin@mweb.co.za