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30 Sep, 2016

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Agricultural Jobs in Ghana

Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants and fungi for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal plants and other products used to sustain and enhance human life. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that nurtured the development of civilization. The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science. The history of agriculture dates back thousands of years, and its development has been driven and defined by greatly different climates, cultures, and technologies. Industrial agriculture based on large-scale monoculture farming has become the dominant agricultural methodology.

A leading multi-national within the food industry has the above-mentioned position for you in its subsidiary company in Ghana.

Reporting directly to the Logistics Manager, this individual will among other be responsible for the following

Job Description

Job Title: Crop Forecaster

Job Summary:

•   Organising and conducting monthly field trips to cocoa growing regions independently.
•   Conducting monthly data collection (quantitative and qualitative) of cocoa farms and farm conditions in order to support the Cocoa Market research
•   Spending one week per month up-country
•   Visting cocoa farms and quantifying and catergorising findings
•   Measuring and evaluating overall conditions of the farms
•   Holding discussions with farmers in order to get to know other relevant factors impacting the crop
•   Systematically documenting field observations and writing regular reports
•   Maintaining and working with all data for weighbridge activities concerning crop
•   Following up on stack reconciliation with warehousing subcontractors
•   Preparing weekly stock delivery, planning stock delivery, planning stock delivery together with operations department and warehousing subcontractors in addition to following up on on a daily basis
•   Participating in monthly stocktaking

Qualification Required & Experience

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The ideal candidate must have:

•   A University degree in Agricultural Science, Agronomy or similar from a well-known institution
•   A minimum of 2 years working experience in the cocoa industry, e.g field work, dealing with cocoa farmers, sustainability matters
•   Proven interest in the cocoa industry
•   Ability to work without supervision
•   Be computer literate with good working knowledge of MS Excel
•   Good interpersonal and communication skills
•   Clean driver’s license
•   Fit and in good physical condition
•   Fluent in English language
•   Pro-active, systematic, practical problem-solving skills and hands-on attitude

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

If you meet the above criteria, please submit an application letter, CV and immediate contact telephone numbers to the address below:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 07 October, 2016

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