Location
Overseas
Position
Agrochemical manager
Agriculture
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Reference
VAC - 15654

Job Description

Job Title: Agrochemical Specialist

Location: Middle East

Company Overview: Our Client is a prominent player in the fresh produce industry in the Middle East, dedicated to producing high-quality fruits and vegetables. We are seeking a skilled Agrochemical Specialist to join our team and contribute to the success of our agricultural operations.

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Agrochemical Management: Oversee the selection, procurement, and application of agrochemicals, fertilizers, and pesticides to optimize crop yield and quality.
  • Crop Protection: Develop and implement integrated pest management (IPM) strategies to protect crops from diseases, pests, and weeds while minimizing environmental impact.
  • Soil Health: Conduct soil analyses and collaborate with agronomists to ensure proper soil health and fertility management through the application of appropriate agrochemicals.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated on local and international regulations related to agrochemical use, ensuring compliance with safety, environmental, and quality standards.
  • Research and Development: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and advancements in agrochemicals. Conduct trials and research to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of agrochemical applications.
  • Training and Education: Provide training and guidance to farm staff on the safe and effective use of agrochemicals, promoting sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including agronomists, farm managers, and quality control, to ensure seamless integration of agrochemical practices in the overall farming strategy.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, or a related field.
  • 5 years of experience as an Agrochemical Specialist in the agricultural / horticultural industry, preferably in fresh produce.
  • In-depth knowledge of agrochemicals, fertilizers, and pesticides, as well as their application methods.
  • Understanding of soil science, crop physiology, and integrated pest management principles.
  • Familiarity with local and international regulations governing agrochemical use and safety.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Arabic and English languages preferred.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth
  • Dynamic work environment in a leading fresh produce business

 

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume along with a cover letter highlighting their relevant experience and suitability for the role to [email protected]

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