Friday, 22 January 2016

Agronomist Interns

Duma Works is recruiting Agronomist interns for one of our clients

A start up company that is working to increase the income of smallholder farmers by addressing the biggest challenges they face and linking them to profitable urban markets.

The company links smallholder farmers to profitable markets thereby directly impacting their livelihoods positively by providing them a consistent and predictable income stream and also offers mentorship and training to farmers to increase their productivity and efficiency.

Job Requirements:
  • Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives without close supervision
  • Desire to serve farmers and others involved in the agriculture industry
  • Desire to remain updated with new agricultural trends and technology Self-motivation, willingness to learn and good work ethic
  • Ability to work outside during heat of day & ability to walk several miles per day
  • Training and guidance will be provided
  • Allowance provided.
  • Ability to communicate with the target communities in their local dialect i.e. Kalenjin language, Luhya language, Maasai language.
  • Allowance provided.
Educational Requirements: Degree or Diploma in Agriculture with emphasis on agronomy, crop, soil, weed management, agribusiness, or other agri-science course work.

Duration: 6 Months (possibility of turning into a full time position).

Apply:

Applications letters and detailed CV are to be sent by email to apply@dumaworks.com marking the subject as “ 2035”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2035, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 

If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications: 29th Jan 2016

N.B.* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over SMS. The SMS with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer. This is to save both you and the employer time and make sure you both find the best match.

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