Agronomist at Organic Liquid fertilizer Producing PLC

Job Description

Company Summary

Organic Liquid Fertilizer Producing PLC is a privately owned fully certified and patented specialty manufacturer of organic liquid fertilizer product in Ethiopia.

We are an indigenous enterprise that produces an innovative and unique organic fertilizer in liquid form with a brand name Eco-Green.

Detail Duties and Responsibility:

  • Provide technical support to the agriculture production component of MEDA project by providing training to target farmers, DAs and the three woreda agricultural office  experts at south Gonder zone Amhara region.
  • Lead eco green application on the vegetables demonstration  field trials  that selected farmers can have the potential in  crop harvesting skills  the three wordas
  • Lead the yield estimation of the crop production and provide reliable data for decision making to the implementation of MEDA project
  • Overseeing horticultural cultivation and maintenance
  • Organizing horticultural trials; analyzing horticultural yield; operational cost; and finance returns of the demonstration plot
  • Make frequent visit and presentations to existing and prospective customers on behalf organic liquid fertilizer producing plc
  • Lead the farmer’s mobilization and ensure that the farmers are fully aware of the project’s objective as well closely advise them how to care of the  vegetables to protect the crop from  pest damages
  • Lead eco green application on the vegetables demonstration  field trials  that selected farmers can have the potential in  crop harvesting skills  the three wordas
  • Collaborate with collaborate with local wereda expert and Meda staffs  on areas related to agriculture production and care of vegetables
  • Assess the fertilizer utilization and its impacts of the selected farmers’ farm land
  • Continuously work and improve the working relationship with government stakeholders ; in particular work with the woreda agriculture office and kebel administrations
  • Follow up DAs and farmers working in the project
  • Preparing demonstration session  adhering predetermined schedule
  • Represent organic liquid fertile producing plc  in the coordination at zonal and district levels; ( demonstration cluster meetings and other task force meetings)
  • Promotion of the eco green  and attract new customers to use  the product
  • Identify and create business relation with product distributers including unions and FSC in the vicinity
  • Data collection; analyzing  and timely reporting to head office
  • Extension work in collaboration with woreda agricultural and natural resource office
  • Performs other related tasks as required

Communications and Networking

  • Crate good interaction and communication with partners and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Develop good working relationship with other stakeholders in the sectors where OLF is working
  • Prepare and submit performance report due time of period
  • Performs other related tasks as required and assigned

 Reports To:

  • Operation manager

Place of Assignment: 

  • Amhara Region  – Wereta

Duration of the contract:

  • 9 months with highly probability of extension based on performance

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture (Plant science),related with emphasis on agronomy, crop production, horticulture
  • Minimum 3 years working with  as an agriculture expert, agronomist in development projects
  • Giving training to farmers and government stakeholder

Skills:

  • Training facilitation
  • Sales skill
  • Networking
  • Analytical
  • Communication and report writing
  • Research and documentation

Personal Qualities:

  • Inter-personal and problem solving
  • Be able to work under pressure and towards tight deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Promote team synergy in a multi-cultural work environment
  • A resourceful person and self-starter
  • A mature, sensible, and open-minded person with mutual respect
  • Be able to network effectively inside and outside of the organization

Personal behaviour

  • Respect and adhere to the organization  code of conduct
  • Follow and promote the organic liquid fertile producing plc  Vision, Mission and values in action and words
  • Have personal integrity

Apply via emails; submit application document in person at  Dera; Fogera and Libokemkem weredas agricultural office of Soth Gonder Amhara Region.

Competent Applicants can bring CV in person to  Address: 22 Square, Nazareth Building, 4th Floor near Golagule BuildingTel:+251-11-6-187421 or attach their CV to

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