Project Manager – Agronomist (New Agro Project)

Category: - Менеджмент

SubCategory: - Управление проектами

16 марта / 16 апреля
Job Type: Full
Education: Bachelor
Experience: 5 - 7 years
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Duty Station: Баку
Languages: English / Azərbaycan dili
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Project Manager – Agronomist (New Agro Project)
We have 3 open positions 
Location : Regions of Azerbaijan
  • Education : Higher education in agriculture. Background in technology of apples and nuts & project management.
  • Special skills/knowledge : Negotiation skills to work with various suppliers. Ability to create technical request, create project pipeline and follow the execution.  Ability to manage project budget, work in a strict timing.
  • Managerial experience: Maturity/credibility to encourage suppliers to partner and investment. Ability to create a project team from various functions internal and external (growers).
  • Total experience:  Minimum 5-7 years of practical experience with deep understanding of  agriculture; practices, economics, agronomics; project management in agriculture.
  • English: upper intermediate preferably
  • Create full inventory list of FL growers’ capacities of apple & nuts  equipment and storages and its actual use for growing chips apple &nuts es. Analyze created database to find best solutions using specific and innovative approach to every project. Set strategic short and midterm kpi’s to deliver specific result for every project
  • Long term storage project. Define which growers are capable to grow best apple & nuts es. Estimate their storage capability suitable for upgrade or new built and implement preferred option. Create a list of storages suitable for the project strategic development.
  • Irrigation optimization project. Evaluate best design for different geographic locations. Develop improvement plan and implement changes in strategic perspective.
  • Planting and harvesting equipment. Review capacity and age of the equipment. Develop improvement plan including capex proposals. Implement changes in strategic perspective
  • Storage optimization via storage improvement (short and medium term). Balance cost of new storage/renovation and storage term. Create and implement improvement plan for existing storage base including equipment upgrade and create strategic plan for development of storage base and evaluation matrix for new growers’ storages. 
  • Nutrition and plant protection
  • Lead trials at model growers sites in north and south
  • Create actual weather and soil moisture database using weather stations being used by growers. Establish climate monitoring for new regions of Azerbaijan  
  • Create sugars m-t system in store and pre harvest using SDM/YSI technology. Multiply within major grower base
  • Lead implementation of field and store technology across growers and field managers in order to achieve set targets. Develops new and adapt existing technological practices, involve growers and field managers to create new and improve existing practices.
  • All above should be aligned and supported by Agro ops and quality team. As well as local institution where applicable.  
 Interested applicants please submit your application with CV(Word format only)  with photo  in English to   and indicate the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.