Agronomist at Zubara Global Services

Zubara Global Services is dedicated to fostering sustainable agribusiness in Nigeria and ensuring its long-term growth. Our primary focus is on providing comprehensive agribusiness consultancy and farm management services, incorporating cutting-edge technology and proven sustainable practices to optimize and preserve the fertility of farmland throughout Nigeria.

Our core business revolves around promoting food sustainability and accessibility, with a mission to alleviate hunger and enhance food security not only in Nigeria but also across the African continent. We achieve this through the development of agribusiness initiatives and robust support programs for farmers. Having played a pivotal role in advancing numerous agribusiness and related ventures in Nigeria, Zubara Global Services has earned a reputation for excellence. Our dedicated team tirelessly strives to deliver top-quality services, successfully managing projects and ensuring client satisfaction.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Agronomist

Location: Ozuaha – Ikwerre LGA, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • As an Agronomist at Zubara Farm Village, you will play a critical role in optimizing our farming practices and ensuring the health and productivity of our crops.
  • You will be responsible for conducting research, developing strategies, and implementing techniques to improve crop yields and soil health.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct soil, crop, and water analysis to determine nutrient levels and other factors affecting crop health.
  • Develop and implement crop management plans, including irrigation, fertilization, pest, and disease control.
  • Monitor and evaluate crop performance and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Advise on best practices for sustainable agriculture and soil conservation.
  • Conduct field trials and experiments to test new crop varieties and farming techniques.
  • Collaborate with farm managers and other staff to ensure the successful implementation of agronomic practices.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in agricultural science and technology.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, Soil Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in a commercial farming setting.
  • Strong knowledge of crop production, soil science, and sustainable farming practices.
  • Proficient in the use of agricultural software and tools for data collection and analysis.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Willingness to work in a rural setting and adapt to varying work conditions.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development
  • Work in a dynamic and innovative agricultural environment.

Application Closing Date
3rd July, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume in a PDF format to: careers@zubara.com.ng and copy: careerbreedgeconsultancy@gmail.com using “Agronomist Application” as the subject of the mail.

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