Posts Tagged ‘Agriculture Jobs in Ghana’

Job Vacancy For Agricultural Extension Agent (Technical Officer II)

Posted on: July 24th, 2018 by Ghana Jobs

{Local Government Service,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,N/A,10 Aug-2018};

Office of the Head of the Local Government Service (OHLGS) is inviting applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians to fill vacancy position in the local Government Services(LGS) as follows:

Job Title: Agricultural Extension Agent (Technical Officer II)

Job Purpose:

• To disseminate new farming technologies and advise farmers (farmer-groups) and other community-based stakeholders on how to appropriately apply farming technologies to improve agricultural productivity.

Accountability:

• The Agricultural Extension Agent shall report to the Head, Department of Agriculture

Job Summary:

• Establishes demonstrations to purposely educate farmers on modern farming practices
• Organizes farmers’ groups and networks the groups with external partners
• Identifies agro-related problems and actively engages farmers in finding locally practicable solutions
• With help from the DAOs, the TO II develops route maps and visit schedules
• Undertakes any other tasks that may be assigned.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Certificate in General Agriculture from recognized University or Agricultural College.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

• Applicants must complete the Public Service Commission form 2 (PSC 2) and attach their Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic certificates and National Service Certificate where applicable.
• The Envelope should be marked with the relevant reference number of the advert.
• The completed application shall be submitted to the Office of the Head of the Local Government Service or to the postal address below:

The Head of Service
Office of the Head of the Local Government Service
P. O. Box MB396
Ministries, Accra

Closing Date: 10 August, 2018

Job Vacancy For Seed Scientists

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by Ghana Jobs

{RMG Ghana Limited,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,5 years,11 May-2018};

RMG Ghana Ltd is one of the leading companies within the agricultural industry with all its products offered to the farmer sourced from research and develop farmer sourced from research and development intensive manufacturers across the globe. RMG Ghana supplies agricultural inputs, seeds and technologies that solve challenges faced by farmers in farming activities. At the backbone of our operation is our effective extension services that ensures that our farmers receive the best technical support.

RMG Ghana Limited seeks to employ dynamic agricultural professional in the various portofolios across the regions in Ghana

Job Title: Seed Scientists

Job Summary

• RMG’s Seed Scientists will lead the drive towards hybridization in Ghana.
• They will work to develop new seed varieties whiles supporting the commercial production of the varieties.

Qualification Required & Experience

• The ideal candidate should be an MSc/MPhil/MBA holder in Seed Science with 5 years of work experience in a related field. • Alternatively, the candidate should have a BSC. Seed Science with a minimum of 10 years work experience in a related field.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified and interested applicants are invited to send their cover letter and CV to the Human Resource Manager with the email subject line “RMG Careers”

RMG Ghana Limited
No. 14 Narku Ipan Rd. (GA-154-0492)
P.O.Box 7593,
Accra-North

Or email to:

[email protected]

Or call us on:

0302-776447 / 0302-773458 / 0302-773459

Closing Date: 11 May, 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. RMG Ghana Limited is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Vacancy For Agronomists

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by Ghana Jobs

{RMG Ghana Limited,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,3 years,11 May-2018};

RMG Ghana Ltd is one of the leading companies within the agricultural industry with all its products offered to the farmer sourced from research and develop farmer sourced from research and development intensive manufacturers across the globe. RMG Ghana supplies agricultural inputs, seeds and technologies that solve challenges faced by farmers in farming activities. At the backbone of our operation is our effective extension services that ensures that our farmers receive the best technical support.

RMG Ghana Limited seeks to employ dynamic agricultural professional in the various portofolios across the regions in Ghana

Job Title: Agronomists

Job Summary

• RMG Ghana’s Agronomists will be the source of agricultural information for all RMG products and other important agricultural practices. They will provide on-farm technical support to our numerous farmers across the country.

Qualification Required & Experience

• The ideal candidate should be an MSc/MPhil/MBA holder in Agriculture, Crop Science, Post-Harvest or Seed Science with 3 years of work experience in a related field.
• Alternatively, the candidate should have a BSc.
• Agriculture with a minimum of 5 years work experience in a related field.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified and interested applicants are invited to send their cover letter and CV to the Human Resource Manager with the email subject line “RMG Careers”

RMG Ghana Limited
No. 14 Narku Ipan Rd. (GA-154-0492)
P.O.Box 7593,
Accra-North

Or email to:

[email protected]

Or call us on:

0302-776447 / 0302-773458 / 0302-773459

Closing Date: 11 May, 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. RMG Ghana Limited is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Vacancy For Zonal Managers

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by Ghana Jobs

{RMG Ghana Limited,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,3 years,11 May-2018};

RMG Ghana Limited is one of the leading companies within the agricultural industry with all its products offered to the farmer sourced from research and develop farmer sourced from research and development intensive manufacturers across the globe. RMG Ghana supplies agricultural inputs, seeds and technologies that solve challenges faced by farmers in farming activities. At the backbone of our operation is our effective extension services that ensures that our farmers receive the best technical support.

RMG Ghana Limited seeks to employ dynamic agricultural professional in the various portfolios across the regions in Ghana

Job Title: Zonal Managers

Job Summary

• The Zonal Managers shall be responsible for development of RMG Ghana’s general fertilizer, agro-chemical and seed business in their respective regions

Qualification Required & Experience

• The ideal candidate should be an MSc/MPhil/MBA holder in Agriculture or Business Development with 3 years of work experience in a related field
• Alternatively, the candidate should have a BSc. Agriculture with a minimum of 5 years work experience in a related field

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified and interested applicants are invited to send their cover letter and CV to the Human Resource Manager with the email subject line “RMG Careers”

RMG Ghana Limited
No. 14 Narku Ipan Rd. (GA-154-0492)
P.O.Box 7593,
Accra-North

Or email to:

[email protected]

Or call us on:

0302-776447 / 0302-773458 / 0302-773459

Closing Date: 11 May, 2018

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. RMG Ghana Limited is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Vacancy For Deputy Director-General

Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 by Ghana Jobs

{CSIR,Accra,Full-Time,GH,N/A,10 years,30 Apr-2018};

The Ghana Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is a national scientific and technological institution mandated to carry out research into science and technology issues that pertain to national development. The CSIR was established in October 1968 and re-established in its present form by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Act, 1996, Act 521. By Act 521, the CSIR is required to promote, encourage and regulate research and the application of science and technology for national development. The Act further requires the CSIR to encourage and promote the commercialization of research results.

The mission of the CSIR is to become the force for accelerated social and economic development of Ghana through examining, exploring and creating Science and Technology catalysts for public and private wealth creation. From its Head Office in Accra, the CSIR oversees and coordinates the activities of thirteen (13) research institutes spread throughout the country. The Act is available on the CSIR website www.csir.org.gh.

The Position

The Deputy Director-General will:

• Be responsible to the Director-General of the CSIR for overseeing the development and execution of the Research and Development activities of the thirteen Institutes, as well as the Council’s programmes and projects.
• Assist the Director-General in setting the research priorities of the Council in line with Government policy.
• Ensure quality assurance, and undertake monitoring and evaluation of the research outputs of the Institutes to ensure that research results are reliable, relevant and customer- driven.
• Mobilise Research and Development funds for the execution of the Council’s internal and external projects, and establish/maintain effective linkages with relevant institutions and agencies within and outside the CSIR for the implementation of programmes.
• Oversee the transfer of the result of research in Science and Technology to relevant institutions and user-agencies.
• Act for the Director-General in his/her absence.
• Perform any other duties as the Director-General may prescribe from time to time.

Tenure

The position is for five (5) years in the first instance, and may be renewed once, subject to satisfactory performance, if the candidate is not more than 60 years at the time of expiration of the first term

Salary: The salary attached to the position is attractive with fringe benefits.

Qualification Required & Experience

The Person

• Must have a PhD degree in the Agricultural/Biological/Physical/Engineering Sciences.
• Must be a distinguished and outstanding Research Scientist of national and international repute, with substantial research output and experience in R & D” which must be adjudged to be at least equivalent to that of a Principal Research Scientist or a Professorial grade.
• Must have strong leadership and management ability, with at least ten (10) years of management experience in top management position, and be capable of translating Council’s strategic plan into strategic decisions and action programmes in the area of R & D.
• Must have proven ability to organise, direct and co-ordinate activities within a large research system and to motivate project leaders to combine research excellence with cost effectiveness and relevance.
• Must have the ability to interact with top management in other institutions and agencies.
• Must have good business sense and strong resource mobilisation skills, and be capable of attracting funding from internal and external sources to support R & D activities.
• Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, to inspire research staff to give off their best.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are to submit a written application letter with the following attachments:

• Full Curriculum Vitae with list of publications and copies of certificates.
• Names and contact information of three (3) confidential referees.
• Brief Vision Statement not more than two (2) pages indicating the applicant’s vision for the advertised position.

Applications should be forwarded to the following address not later than Thursday, 24th May. 2018.

THE CHAIRMAN
SEARCH COMMITTEE FOR DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL
COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH
P. O. BOX M.32
ACCRA

Applications may also be brought personally to the CSIR Head Office, off Agostino Neto Road, Airport Residential Area, Accra. (Opposite the former Chinese Embassy).

Closing Date: 30 April, 2018

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Vacancy For Sales Agronomist

Posted on: February 19th, 2018 by Ghana Jobs

{KPMG Ghana,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,19 Mar-2018};

Our client, an Agro business entity and one of the largest fertilizer companies in Ghana is seeking competent and suitable professionals to join its team.

Summary of functions & Responsibilities

• Actively promote the group’s product capabilities to increase client penetration
• Implement strategies for selling products to new and existing clients to increase revenue
• Assist in identifying, conceptualising and developing new products consistent with market trends to meet customer requirements
• Prepare and submit periodic sales forecast and progress reports for management decision making
• Ensure the accomplishment of the monthly and yearly sales targets of the direct sales channel
• Provide presence for the Group’s crop nutrition programs at retail local level as well as at farm level
• Maintain and populate a database to capture market knowledge and relevance of crop solutions

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy or General Agriculture
• A minimum of 3 years working experience in similar role and industries

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should please apply to:

[email protected]

Or mail to:

HR Advisory Services
KPMG
Marlin House
13 Yiyiwa Drive
Abelenkpe
P.O.Box 242
Accra

Closing Date: 19 March, 2018

Job Vacancy For Sales Agronomist

Posted on: January 15th, 2018 by Ghana Jobs

{Agrimatco Ltd,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,3 years,15 Feb-2018};

A well-established International Agricultural distribution company working in crop protection, fertilizers, seeds, veterinary products, irrigation systems and agricultural tools looking for full-time, competent and very energetic and motivated individuals to join its sales team in Ghana.

Qualification Required & Experience

Main Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture or high diploma in related field
• 3 to 5 years experience as sales agronomist in related business mainly in Agrochemicals, fertilisers and their applications
• Knowledge and working relationship with distributors, farms and industry
• Knowledge in cash and credit sales and good collection
• Good communication skills, leadership skills, able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Ability to provide with market study and updates
• Good computer literacy
• Having valid driving license

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Interested applicants can send their covering letter and resume to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 February, 2018

Job Vacancy For Farm Manager

Posted on: January 15th, 2018 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Central Region,Full-Time,GH,N/A,3 years,20 Jan-2018};

A reputable company is seeking the services of a Farm Manager

Qualification Required & Experience

• Must have at least 3 years experience in crop and animal farming
• Be skilled in record keeping and basic ICT

Accommodation will be provided

Location: Ojobi, Central Region

How to Apply For the Job

Qualified applicants should send their application and CV to:

[email protected]

Or call us on:

0303-977615

Closing Date: 20 January, 2018

Job Vacancy For Director Of CSIR- Oil Palm Research Institute

Posted on: November 28th, 2017 by Ghana Jobs

{Council For Scientific And Industrial Research,Accra,Full-Time,GH,Degree,12 years,22 Dec-2017};

The Organisation

The Ghana council for Scientific and Industrial Research is a national scientific and technological institution mandated to carry out research into science and technology issues that pertain to national development. The CSIR was established in October 1968 and re-established in its present form by council for Scientific and Industrial Research Act, 1996, Act 521. By Act 521, the CSIR is required to promote, encourage and regulate research and the application of science and technology for national development. The Act further requires the CSIR to encourage and promote the commercialization of research results. From its Head Office in Accra, the CSIR oversees and coordinates the activities of thirteen (13) research institutes including the CSIR-Oil’ Palm Research Institute (OPRI). The Act is available on the CSIR website www.csir.org.gh.

The mandate of the CSIR-OPRI is to undertake sustainable and demand-driven research aimed at providing scientific-and technological support for the development of the entire oil palm and coconut industries in Ghana.

Job Description

The successful applicant will:

• Serve as the Head of the institute and will be responsible to the Director-General for the day-to-day administration of the affairs ot the institute.
• Establish effective linkages with relevant institutions and agencies within and outside the CSIR,
• Coordinate prioritised research of the institute under the broad guidance of the Director-General.
• Promote the transfer of technology to industry/agricultural business and commercialisation of research in general.
• Coordinate research funding initiatives, and provide services and inputs to determine corporate research priorities, as well as formulate and implement Science and Technology Plans.
• Be responsible for the overall management and development of the human resource base of the institute.

Age Limit: The applicant must be 56 years or less.
Tenure: The position is for five (4) years in the first instance, and may be renewed subject to satisfactory performance on the job
Salary: The salary is attractive with fringe benefits.

Qualification Required & Experience

• A PhD degree or equivalent qualification in Agriculture or Biological sciences from a recognised University or institution. .
• Not less than 12 years experience in Research and Development (R & D), including at least 5 years of successful experience in a management position.
• Distinguished research contribution as evidenced by scientific publications. The research output should be adjudged to be at least equivalent to that of an Associate Professor/Principal Research Scientist.
• Ability to organise, direct, and co-ordinate activities within a Research Institute for national development.
• Good knowledge of the agencies in the relevant Sectors, as well as the ability to interact with top management in other institutions and agencies.
• Proven ability to inspire research staff and supporting personnel.
• Ability to generate and attract funding, both internally and externally, to support research activities.
• Ability to translate policy decisions into action programmes.
• Good interpersonal relations.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants are to submit the following in addition to the application letter:

• Full Curriculum Vitae
• Names and Addresses of three (3) confidential referees.
• A 3-4 page Vision Statement for the advertised position.
• Application should be forwarded to the following address not later than 22nd December, 2017.

THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL
COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIRC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH
P. 0. BOX M.32, ACCRA

TEL. 233-0302-777940

Applications may also be brought personally to the CSIR Head Office, off Agostino Neto Road, Accra. (Opposite the Chinese Embassy.)

Closing Date: 22 December, 2017

Job Vacancy For Grains Manager

Posted on: November 22nd, 2017 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Ashanti Region,Full-Time,GH,BSc / BE,10 years,22 Dec-2017};

A plantation in Nkwawie in the Ashanti Region is looking for experienced persons to apply for the position of: Grains Manager

Qualification Required & Experience

• The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a diploma in agriculture from the Kwadaso Agric.
• Should with at least 2 years of experience in a similar position

Location: Nkwawie, Ashanti Region

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should send their CVs to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 22 December, 2017

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