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Agronomist Pepper Plantation

We are a leading global integrated supply chain manager and processor of agricultural products and food ingredients, sourcing 20 products with a direct presence in 70 countries and supplying them to over 16,200 customers. With direct sourcing and processing in most major producing countries for its various products, we have built a global leadership position in many of its businesses, including Cocoa, Coffee, Cashew, Sesame, Rice, Cotton and Spices. Headquartered in Singapore and listed on the SGX-ST on February 11, 2005, we currently ranks among the top 40 largest listed companies in Singapore in terms of market capitalization and is a component stock in the Straits Times Index (STI), MSCI Singapore Free, S&P Agribusiness Index and the DAX global Agribusiness Index.

Job Description for Agronomist

This is a greenfield Pepper plantation project and the position holder will be part of the start-up team that will start the plantation from the beginning.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Agronomic Planning
  • Monitor and report field usage and maintain stock records.
  • Ensure that necessary information/ documentation is available for operations and other departments.
  1. Crop Management
  • Assist in the planning, management and monitoring of the Pepper plantation.
  • Assist in ensuring that yield is maximised economically under the prevailing conditions of the season.
  • Maintain extensive historical database, including yields and varieties.
  • Aerial Operations; complete orders for all aerial operations and monitor aerial activities to ensure quality of operations and that operations are undertaken during the desired climatic conditions.
  1.  Research and Development
  • Assist the Plantation head/s and other Agronomy team members in conducting research and development, and implementation of new ideas and technologies.
  • Identify problem areas requiring investigation and research.
  • Draw up trial plans, assessment methods etc. in conjunction with plantation heads and agronomists and the R&D team. Undertake and analyse trials to maintain and improve our position as industry leader.
  • Coordinate trial requirements within operational constraints.
  • At the end of each season, or earlier if possible, ensure that trials are assessed and data interpreted.
  • Ensure collation and presentation of end of season reports on the farm.
  • Actively seek out and propose any relevant technical developments and determine their “fit” into company farming practices.           
  1. Insect Control Management
  • Obtain accurate and timely assessment of pest dynamics and make daily insect control decisions.
  • Instruct aerial operators on insecticide product, rate and mix.
  • Manage application to achieve maximum efficiency without spray failures and with safety to crops, personnel and environment.
  • Co-ordinate all sprays with the plantation head and farm team members.
  1. Weed Management
  • Conduct weed assessments and decide on herbicide products, rates and application method.
  • Maintain accurate rates and placement on and aerial applications.
  • Assist in achieving minimal weed infestations in irrigation channels, coordinating controls and sprays with the Plantation head throughout the year.
  1. Irrigation Scheduling of all Crops
  • Make crop inspections to determine irrigation dates in conjunction with the Plantation head.

Experience:

  • 12 to 15 years’ experience as agronomist. Experience of working on Pepper agronomy is mandatory
  • Degree in agriculture sciences in preferred
  • Work location is Cuh Puh, Gia Lai Province, Vietnam

 

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Ho Chi Minh

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Loan Phan

loan.phan@headhuntvietnam.com

0909610211

Agronomist Pepper Plantation

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Ho Chi Minh

Agriculture

Sales / Business Development / Account Management / Client Services

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