Agronomist Job Careers – Duma Works

Job
Title:               Agronomist
Organisation: Duma Works 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring.  They
are efficiently connecting employers and potential hires through our mobile
platform, we make finding that perfect person a fun experience, allowing
businesses to grow and job seekers to access new opportunities. Duma Works is a
recruiting platform that fuses traditional human-centered recruiting and an
interactive digital process to simplify how growing businesses hire top talent
on the African continent. Since 2012, hundreds of employers all over East
Africa have used DUMA Works to save time and money when identifying qualified
job candidates. They are recruiting for a valuable client, one of the largest
group of companies in Uganda that has ventured into various sectors of the
economy.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • First and foremost, agronomists experiment
    and plan studies to improve crop yields. They study a farm’s crop
    production in order to discern the best ways to plant, harvest, and
    cultivate the plants, regardless of the climate
  • It is also important for agronomists to
    develop methods to control weeds and pests to keep crops disease-free
    .
  • Agronomists relay their information in
    written form, making presentations and speeches as well as responding
    diplomatically to sensitive issues regarding their findings. Their
    ultimate goal is to work scientifically to produce the finest crops, on
    the most consistent basis that they can, in any situation
  • Conducting experiments or investigations
    in field-crop problems and develops new methods of growing crops to secure
    more efficient production, higher yield, and improved quality
  • Planning and carries out breeding studies
    at experiment stations or farms to develop and improve varieties of field
    crops, such as cotton, tobacco, or cereal with respect to characteristics,
    such as yield, quality, adaptation to specific soils or climates, and
    resistance to diseases and pests
  • May specialize in specific field crop,
    group of field crops, or specific agronomic problem



Key Performance Indicators:
  • Attainment of 100% preventive implemented
    to improve crop yields
  • Realization of 100% adherence to
    maintenance experiments or investigations in field-crop problems and develops
    new methods to control weeds and pests to keep crops disease-free
  • Realization of 100% adherence to
    employee’s trainings conducted in a given period
  • Attainment of 100% good and sound
    technical knowledge and precision
  • Realization of 10% to full attendance in
    the period
  • Attainment of 100% adherence to good
    behavior conducts while on duty.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
The applicant should preferably hold relevant qualifications and
experience
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to:  apply@jobs.dumaworks.com with the
subject line as “3305”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 3305 Okedi
Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application
will not go through.
N.B: You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic
screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive
immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8
questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the
test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to
+254702093793.
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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