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Field Officer - Serendipalm

Date Posted: Jun 25, 2020
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Kade, Eastern, Ghana
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Contract
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
    1
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
    Diploma
  • Apply Before:
    Oct 30, 2020

Job Description

Job Description

Serendipalm is recruiting strictly field Staff for at most 3 years for a project in Asuom for the following position.

Responsibilities

  1. Register and contract new Dynamic Agroforestry (DAF) farmers in the operational area
  2. Generate, update and maintain farm/farmer documentation (farm maps using data collected with GPS, contracts and farm entrance forms of farmers, etc.)
  3. Support farmers to maintain accurate record and proper documentation.
  4. Support in DAF and cocoa farmers’ training/education i.e. sensitization, technical advice and facilitate information sharing between farmers and Serendipalm.
  5. Support in the design of standardize DAF grids for installation on farmers’ field.
  6. Support in the field installation of DAF fields for farmers and Serendipalm.
  7. Provide extension support and follow up training on DAF and good agricultural practices (GAP) including cocoa pruning to farmers to ensure increased productivity and conformity to Social and Fair Trade (SFT) and organic regulations with reference to the Serendipalm Quality Manual.
  8. Provide technical advice to farmers who are registered with Serendipalm ICS, on good agricultural management practices in newly established and existing DAF and Cocoa plots.
  9. Monitor and identify good sources of planting materials including seeds and seedlings for new and existing farms.
  10. Shall ensure all designs and field grids are carried out and maintained at all times.
  11. Ensure newly and existing DAF and cocoa farms conforms and maintain organic and fair trade integrity.
  12. Collect data where necessary, and also provide support to Management etc. in data entry, analysis and reporting.
  13. Experience in fieldwork in crop production
  14. Shall carry out other assignments as requested by management.

 

 Serendipalm Offers:

  • A job with opportunities for growth
  • Performance-based competitive compensation and benefits
  • A very collegial and constructive working environment
  • Management support of training to enhance job skills and experience

 References will be required

 

Required Skills or Experience

  • A formal qualification in Agricultural Science, Renewable and Natural Resources, Forestry at Diploma or Bachelors levels.
  • Graduates from reputable Agricultural Colleges is an added advantage.
  • At least 1 year of relevant employment in agriculture preferably working with oil palm and/or cocoa farmers.
  • Practical farm experience is an added advantage.
  • Self-driven, motivated, team-oriented and able to communicate and work with colleagues in a productive and open style
  • Ability to analyze a problem and select practical solutions.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and a proactive approach to effective communication in Twi and English are a must.
  • Willingness to undergo training on organic agriculture and Dynamic Agroforestry (DAF) for at least six months.
  • Willingness to relocate full time to Asuom, Eastern Region Ability to ride a motorbike with a valid license.
Basic knowledge and skills in emails and Microsoft Office (MS Excel, Word, etc..)

 Apply by: sending your CV and application letter to:- serendipalm@gmail.com

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Company Overview

Kade, Eastern, Ghana

Serendipalm Co. Ltd. operates Ghana’s only palm oil commercial project with smallholders and a “traditional” Rural palm oil Mill. The project supplies several brands in Europe and the U.S., is organic and fair trade certified and ha... Read More

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