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Nursery Operations Specialist
Esoko solves fundamental flaws linked to paper-based data collection systems. Our solution combines mobile and web-based tools for data collection and analysis, with field deployment and management, to gain insights into targeted individuals and communities. Our services include customized software development for digital surveys, to collect biometric and spatial data; web-enabled reporting dashboards; field agent recruitment, training and management; and verification and payment solution for social protection and agricultural programs.
The Nursery specialist will be responsible for the management and production of nursery plants required to produce the planting material needed for an innovative community based renewable energy project.
Specifically, he/she will be required to:
- 3-6 years’ experience in agricultural nursery management with particular interest in crops produced under vegetative propagation methods
- A minimum of advanced diploma in Agriculture with specialization in crop or horticulture. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
- Demonstrated field experience in the following crops: Ginger, Avocado, Sweet Potatoes and Grasses or generally good knowledge of root & tubers, rhizome-based crops, tree crops or horticultural crops.
- Creative, intellectually curious and an original thinker
- Process driven – the ends do not always justify the means for you
- Quantitative – data makes you giddy
- Empathetic leader – your EQ is as high as your IQ
- Passionate about working in a business with strong social impact
- Passionate about innovative technology and ability to use android based Apps with good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
- Experience managing farm labour in a rural setting is desired
- Have a consultative approach to problem solving for clients
- Born of the soil and have strong interest in sustainable agriculture
- Ability and wiliness to live and work in farming community.
- Ability to speak excellent English and Akan
- Education: Advanced Diploma
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