Position title
Senior Production Officer
Description

Kenya Seed Company Limited, established under the Companies Act, 2015, is a Commercial State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation. Its primary mandate is to produce and market top quality certified agricultural seeds.

Responsibilities

(i) Identification and Recruitment of seed growers to achieve set seed production targets.
(ii) Distribution of basic seed to all contracted farms and approved seed growers.
(iii) Supervision of farm operations to optimize yields.
(iv) Undertaking timely inspection of crops and advising farmers at various stages in accordance with best agronomic practices.
(v) Registration of seed crops with KEPHIS.
(vi) Collection and compiling of seed production data.
(vii) Drafting of periodic work progress reports.
(viii) Supervising seed harvesting and delivery to the processing plant.

Qualifications

(i) Bachelors degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Agronomy, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics or equivalent qualification.
(ii) At least four (4) years relevant work experience;
(iii) Supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
(iv) Proficiency in computer applications;
(v) Membership in good standing to a relevant professional body.
(vi) Good communication skills
(vii) Ability to work in stressful and strenuous environment.
(viii) Ability to work in a multicultural environment.
(ix) Must have valid driving license.
(x) Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution.

Employment Type
Full-time, Permanent & Pensionable
Industry
Agriculture
Job Location
Nairobi, 00100, Kenya
Base Salary
Ksh.Competitive Per month
Date posted
December 14, 2022
Valid through
December 20, 2022
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