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Technical Officer Job at Avodemia Limited… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Avodemia Limited.

Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to Avodemia farm and other farmer groups to ensure increased and sustained production and supply of raw material in line with company targets.
  • Ensure that newly engaged farmers are well inducted and trained on agronomic practices in avocado production.
  • Ensure farmers maintain updated records on production and crop management in line with good agricultural practices.
  • Act as the custodian of all company records and documents in the area of oversight.
  • Conduct spot checks on contracted farms to verify that policies and procedures are implemented as required.
  • Develop a harvesting program in close consultation with the packhouse manager to ensure synergy with the market program.
  • Lead the Internal Audits planning and management. Manage all the internal audits for the ISO 22000, BRC, HACCP, Global Gap etc.
  • Train our Avocado and vegetable suppliers on expected quality standards and assess their farms and assist where needed with an improvement plan.
  • Ensure relevant training of the food safety team members and other staff of food safety and quality,

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree/ Diploma in Agronomy or Horticulture-related course.
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role Knowledge of safe and effective use of pesticides.
  • Working knowledge of agronomic and food safety standards e.g. Global GAP, ISO FSSC 22000, BRC, HACCP, Organic Farming Experience in production of horticultural products, or a quality assurance or food safety function within the fruit and vegetable industry.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]

Note: Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 30th November 2021.

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