Plant Protection Specialist Job Placement – ASTARC Agriculture

Job Title:       Plant Protection Specialist
Organisation: ASTARC Agriculture
Duty Station: Amuru (Gulu), Uganda
About US:
Group is a diversified group with businesses focused on Infrastructure,
Automobile & Electronic Solutions, Angel fund, Dairy & Agriculture,
Retail Display Solutions, Automobile and Ports.
Job Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for formulating
preventive and curative treatment measures of plant protection from insect
pests as required by the cropping pattern. The Plant Protection Specialist will
participate in preparing budgets pertaining to plant protection and shall coordinate
with other team members for an integrated plan.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant for the Plant Protection
    Specialist must hold a post graduate qualification in  Entomology or Plant Pathology
  • At least ten years’ experience as an
    entomologist/ pathologist or in the field of plant protection.
  • Familiarity with the concept of Integrated
    Pest Management
  • Broad knowledge and experience in using all
    methods of IPM/IDM.
  • The applicant must be well versed in pest and
    disease management of a variety of crops like cereals, pulses, oilseed,
    fruits, vegetables, etc.
How to Apply:  
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send detailed CVs, academic
documents and cover letters with three professional referees and day time
contacts via email to HRM,
Please indicate the position title in the E-mail subject line or on envelope. E-mails
must not exceed 5 MB.
may also hand deliver to Plot 77, 1st Street Industrial Area or Opposite Uganda
Management Institute.
Deadline: 6th August 2016 by 5 p.m.
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