Agronomist x1 & Farm Manager x1

INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS

The Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust (GART) is a Public-Private Sector Partnership promoting sustainable agriculture through adaptive and applied research.

GART wishes to invite applications for the following vacancies:

(1) AGRONOMIST (Research)

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from a reputable institution with 3 to 5 years industry related experience
  • Experience in managing Research Trials
  • Demonstrated competency in Project Planning
  • Must be able to give direction to a team of Research Technicians
  • Must be able to build strong working relationships with external partners
  • Must be familiar with the various linkages and operations of the Zambia seed industry
  • Must have a clean and valid motor vehicle license

(2) FARM MANAGER (Commercial)

The successful candidate must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum qualification of a Diploma in Agriculture with at least 5 years’ experience
  • Knowledge of the operations of commercial farm machinery
  • Conversant with the commercial production of soya beans, potatoes and wheat
  • Knowledge about pastures and livestock management
  • Ability to coordinate and Supervise Farm Staff
  • Must have a clean and valid motor vehicle license
  • Applicants should be aged between 35 and 55 years.

Candidates who meet the above criteria should send applications, addressed to the Director Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust P.O Box 50834 Ridgeway Lusaka, together with their CVs and Certified copies of academic and professional qualifications before 21st May 2018. Applications can also sent to [email protected] Please ensure that you mention www.gozambiajobs.com as the source of this job advertisement.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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