Tropical Agronomist

Agrïa Limited, the Real Estate & Agribusiness arm of the Rogers Group, is seeking to recruit a Tropical Agronomist.

Reporting to the CEO, the Tropical Agronomist will lead and manage the Ecological Agricultural transformation of Agrïa.

 

Job Specification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in agronomy, agriculture, or a related field.
  • Specialization in Tropical fruits and vegetables will be a definite advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of agri-food chain processes.
  • Organization and planning capabilities.
  • Management skills and commercial acumen.
  • Knowledge of legislation applicable to the agricultural technology sector.
  • Ability to prepare reports.
  • Knowledge of/ability to use laboratory testing equipment (for chemical, physical and biological tests)
  • Communication skills.

 

Job Description: Main Responsibilities

 

  • Lead and manage the Agricultural department of the company.
  • Accountable for the P&L of the department.
  • Ensure smooth running of the day-to-day operations including sugar cane plantations.
  • Analyse the existing topography and soil of the company’s earmarked land for agricultural reconversion.
  • Make recommendations on type of crops that will help enhance the company’s agricultural production.
  • Design and coordinate land development projects for agricultural land.
  • Plan and manage production of fruit and vegetable farms.
  • Act as advisor on crops development and management.
  • Safeguard environmental sustainability, safety, and quality.
  • Carry out land-use planning in accordance with applicable legislation.
  • Provide management and technical consultancy services.
  • Sale of professional agricultural products and technology.

 

Detailed curriculum vitae with supporting documents should be sent by the 30th June 2022.

 

Contact details:

Human Resources Business Partner

Agrïa Limited,

Coastal Road, Domaine de Bel Ombre, 61002, Mauritius.

T : 6235068       Email : dooshyant.kistomohun@agria.mu

 

30 Jun 2022

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