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Agronomist

Full time @Vendesi Ceylon (Pvt) Ltd in Agriculture / Dairy
  • Torrington Avenue, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 00700
  • Apply Before : 1st October 2022
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 40099
  • Career Level Executive
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Studying plants and soil in order to develop better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improve crop yield, and solve problems facing the agriculture industry.
  • Researching, developing, and promoting farming practices or products that diminish the effects of changes in soil, climate, and weather or prevent damage from pests.
  • Visiting fields to collect seed, plant, and soil samples and testing samples for nutritional deficiencies, diseases, or other changes.
  • Assisting with the plant selection process and the development of planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines.
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields, customers, crops, and samples.
  • Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties.
  • Promoting products and techniques through educational presentations.
  • Managing teams of scientists while conducting field visits or laboratory work.
  • Selling personalized consultation services to clients.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field.
  • More education and experience may be preferred.
  • Additional certifications may be required.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.
  • Ability to work outside, stand, walk, kneel, and stoop for extended periods.
  • 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.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
  • Sales and presentation skills are also a major plus.