Agricultural Engineer

Mak Foods LTD - , Gambia

217
Applicants for
2 open positions
216
Seen
23
Shortlisted
6
Rejected
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
1,900 to 2,000 USD per month, 125 $ ( paid in local currency = 6000 GMD )
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Languages:
English
Vacancies:
2 open positions
About the Job

Agricultural Engineer is now needed To work in Gambia as Agronomist : 1 year contract to be renew based on both sides agreement Starting September 2017 .

  • Responsible for following up all farming activities including planting, irrigation, and harvesting.
  • Traveling to the different agricultural sites for follow-up and coordination.
  • Preparing daily activity Progress Reports for each farming site.
  • Follow-up the execution of the irrigation, fertilizations and pesticides program.
  • Implementing surveys on available nurseries for selecting a short-list.
  • Following up the right execution of planting for the transplants.
  • Manage and follow up the nurseries from seeds to transplant and till delivery to the farming site.
  • Investigate the different agricultural sites and analyze available water and land to assure suitability for planting.
  • Analyzing water and soil samples.
  • Selecting the right variety of tomato seeds suitable for each planting site

More About the Job:

  • Salary : 2000 $
  • Allowance : 125 $ ( paid in local currency = 6000 GMD )
  • 1 Air ticket per year ( Cairo - Banjul ) & return .
  • 30 Days paid leave ( date of leave based on the work requirement and not before complete 11 month )
  • Local medical coverage.
  • Transportation: Pickup vehicle ( used) including Fuel .
  • Accommodation : Single house ( at side - 60 km from the capital)
  • Cellphone: Locally covered ( exclude of personal calls & international calls )
  • Resident permanent & all paper work on company account .
  • End of Contract Bonus ( Based on Management appraisal )
  • 1 month notes for terminate the contract . ( by written advice from any side )
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Engineering .
  • Five years experience in planting potato and onion under pivotal irrigation .
  • Experience of all irrigation programs, fertilizers, chemicals and control programs .
  • Experience of controlling & treatment of fungal and insect diseases, weed control .
  • Experience of agricultural equipment for potatoes and onions .
  • English language spoken & writing .
  • Leading of groups .
  • Driving license.
  • Military status : completed or exempt.