Bachelor Degree in agriculture Four years’ experience in Agriculture and Horticulture. Proactive approach to prevent disease and pests. Ability to provide urgent solutions. Ability to work under pressure. Planning supervising and inspecting spray programs. Initiative to work as part of a team. Willing to follow instructions Up-to-date knowledge of developments and a methodical approach to solving problems Prepare routine reports and maintain routine records
Duties & Responsibilities
To maximize sustainable production of a diverse portfolio of organic fruits vegetables and herbs by supporting training and working with Farmers; to maintain a healthy business relationship with the Partner Farmers.
Responsibilities & Activities:
Ensuring proper scouting for pest and diseases in the farm.
Implement preventive measures against pests and disease.
Train motivate agree on job descriptions work plans and appraise all scouting and spraying staff working to ensure that they are adequately equipped to handle scouting and spraying work under your supervision.
Initiate implement and follow the progress on IPM program.
Ensure labor control and discipline of your team by enforcing Project rules and regulations.
Ensures that all security and safety procedures in handling crop protection products are strictly adhered to by all staff for auditing and compliance.
Ensure flushing and cleaning of the spray equipment’s to prevent damages on the plants during crop protection product application.
Ensure that measuring and mixing of crop protection products is done appropriately for efficacy.
Ensure that spray team adequately uses Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to prevent exposure.
Make follow up on the efficacy of the crop protection product for better pest and disease control.
Trains the Extension Officers Lead Farmers and spray operators to enhance productivity and efficiency.
Evaluate the team to measure performance and identify areas of improvement
Enforce the healthy safety and environment rules and regulations to be implemented according to the standards.
Make sure that Post Harvest Interval (PHI) is known & maintained by each farm before product harvest.
Manage proper store arrangement and check stock balance and order on time.
Deploy spray rotation program and monitor implementation process.
Report to the Supervisor in a concise detailed and comprehensive monthly reports via email.
Interested Afghan nationals should submit their application comprises your CV and a one-page cover letter clearly indicate the vacancy number and position title on the subject line of your email:
Please note that applications after the deadline will not be considered.
Qualified Woman Candidates Are Highly Encouraged to Apply