Posted on :
30 Apr, 2012
30 Apr, 2012
Our Client, Wienco Ghana Ltd, has been at the forefront of Ghana’s agricultural development for three decades. Wienco and its key partners; Masara N’Arziki and Cocoa Abrabopa Association; remain committed to transforming Ghana’s agricultural sector and making a meaningful impact in the lives of farmers nationwide. They are offering exciting career opportunities to highly qualified and seasoned professionals who will be at the forefront of this dynamic industry, while earning a competitive salary and benefits package.
The Role: Reporting to the General Manager, the Senior Agronomist will liaise with the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana (CRIG) and other stakeholders to obtain updated information on cocoa agronomy and disseminate to farmers. He or she will travel extensively, and work closely with the Cocoa Abrabopa Association.
Requirements: Minimum of a Masters Degree in Agronomy; Practical know-how of cocoa agronomy demonstrated by at least 10 years of progressive experience working in a similar role; Knowledge of extension services and practical know-how of related scientific methodologies, including the ability to identify and investigate sources of agronomic problems in cocoa; Demonstrated ability to engage farmers and command their respect; Strong leadership and communication skills; Sensitivity to cultural diversity and the ability to engender cooperation from diverse constituents; Ability to communicate in local dialects.
Duty Station: The successful candidate will shuttle between Accra and the various cocoa-growing areas of the country.
If you qualify for any of the roles above, please submit your CV & cover letter to:
Search Consultant, Nicholas de-Heer, by email [email protected] or, by post to:
ShawbellConsulting Limited, P. O. Box KIA 9022, Airport, Accra. Please cite the specific job for which you are applying, with contact details.
Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2012. Office Location: Ring Road East, Labone Junction By-Pass; North Labone, Accra; Tel: 0302-774112; 0302-767498
*Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted