Agronomist : Cairns Foods

  • Anywhere

DUE 14 JULY 2022

Reporting to the Head of Agronomy, the successful applicant will among other key duties be responsible for

Identifying new potential growers in accordance with the laid down procedures.
Selecting and screening existing growers based on past performance.
Entering into contractual agreements with the selected growers based on the approved cropping programme.
Linking out-growers with inputs.
Coordinating deliveries or collections from contracted farmers.
Conducting soil sampling and analysis as well as making fertilizer recommendations.

Organizing and training participating farmers or farmers groups in accordance with the laid down procedures.
Identifying potential non-contract produce suppliers based on factory requirements.
Agreeing quality, volume and prices, in liaison with the procurement function.

The ideal applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications and attributes

Degree in Crop Science/Agriculture or equivalent.
5 Ordinary Level passes including English and Mathematics.
3 years relevant work experience in an FMCG environment.
Clean Class 4 driver’s licence.
In-depth agricultural knowledge and trends.
Good communications skills

Applications in writing together with detailed C.Vs. should be submitted by/no later than Thursday, the 14th of July 2022 to or post to

The Human Resources Officer
Cairns Foods Limited
P.O Box 1813

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to