Fresher Crop Survey Officer Job Careers – Zoe Recruitment

Job
Title:           Crop
Survey Officer 
Organisation:
Zoe Recruitment
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Zoe Recruitment is an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute
to the transformation of productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to
business/organizations, and placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then
forms the foundation for sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic
growth. Zoe would like to recruit for a valuable client in the coffee industry.
Job Summary: The Crop Survey
Officer will primarily carry out Crop Production (Supply and Demand) Analysis.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
·        
Collect all production related information
including yields, acreages, costs of production, pests and disease levels
·        
Structure and analyze all relevant coffee supply
data
·        
Conduct field work through crop surveys and
regular farm visit
·        
Structure, consolidate and analyze all relevant
crop survey data
·        
Provide sound analysis and ensure efficient and
timely communication with analysts
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Coffee weather monitoring and forecasting
·        
Ensure close stakeholder linkage and feedback
·        
Orient, train, and assign duties to assistants
and other company employees as needed
·        
Overall supervision and evaluation of
performance of duties
·        
Approve work schedules and leave requests
·        
Ensure professional conduct and overall
adherence to work ethics by junior staff
Key Results:
·        
Properly designed crop surveys and follow up
visits
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Timely and sound crop and scenario analysis
·        
Good communication with the team
·        
On time, relevant, complete and accurate data
collection and reporting
·        
Valuable recommendations for purchase decision
making
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:  
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Agriculture, agronomy
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At least two years in the commodity industry,
International exposure
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Articulate research findings from fundamental
market analysis
·        
Support overall research functions with market
data and insights
·        
Knowledge of agronomic practices and techniques
·        
Able to create and develop resourceful ideas and
solutions, to improve and process, information in area of work
·        
Customer focus – Build close relationships with
stakeholders and ensure alignment
·        
Proactive in driving processes and tasks to
achieve results.
·        
Ability to work with people
·        
Able to work in a multicultural environment
·        
Strong team orientation as key to factor access
·        
Task ownership and responsibility of own
decisions and actions
·        
Organised methodical and structured working
approach
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Able to prioritize tasks, follow up, meet
deadlines and manage expectations.
·        
Open minded with positive attitude towards
change
·        
Ability to work under stress and respond to
tight deadlines
·        
Understanding of commodity crop cycles and the
key drivers of production
·        
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
ability to explain agronomic findings to a lay audience
·        
Language Proficiency: Perfect spoken
English, and the language of the area of operation
How to
Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to
apply online through Zoe’s e-recruitment portal at the link below together
with:
  • Attached copies of all academic
    qualifications (transcripts and certificates);
  • Detailed CVs and daytime mobile telephone
    numbers;
  • Three work references and or/academic
    references;
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