Agronomist

Location: Bangkok Province, Thailand
Job Type: Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Specialization: Field Technical / Technical Service
Sub Specialization: Cultivation, Farm Management
Contact: Sarawoot Promboot
Reference: JO-1908-423998

Agronomist

Job Description:

  • Contribute the agribusiness team to establish and grow reliable and sustainable sources of tapioca supply according to the company's growth plan.
  • Monitor the production and crop condition, make observation in the field, identify gap and corrective actions.
  • Work closely with farmers, academics and related institutes, as well as internal parties.
  • Maintain relationship and participation of current farmers and recruit additional farmers into the program.
  • Manage planting material of waxy cassava from and to among the current and new farmers.
  • Promote adoption of best practices to farmers and deliver positive impact to the program. Establish educational materials as needed.
  • Conduct necessary experiment to prove technology and find easy-to-adopt application.
  • Provide recommendation of simple & effective solution to individual or group of farmers in need.
  • Manage the harvesting plan to align between harvest and plant grinding schedule.
  • Manage various means of communication with farmers and relevant parties.
  • Have a thorough understanding of agronomical knowledge and application. The areas include soil nutrition and management, pests and diseases, water management, use of agrochemicals and organic products, etc.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related fields.
  • 1-3 years of experience in agricultural development projects.
  • Excellent communication skills; comfort with working with a team based in multiple locations.
  • Be able to travel and work in the assigned areas.
  • Interpersonal skill, team player and enjoy working with people at all levels.
  • Self-motivated. Can work independently or with minimal supervision.
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel.