|Date||16 Oct 2020|
Safisana is a pioneering enterprise which converts human and organic waste, collected from improved public toilets and organic waste sources (e.g. markets, abattoirs, agri/agro-industries), into added value products: electricity (sold to utilities or industries via a Power Purchase Agreement), irrigation water and high nutrient soil enhancer (sold to local farmers to increase agricultural yields). Safisana’s ambition is to integrate the reuse of waste treatment for agricultural purposes which is a model that is currently being developed and tested at the Ashaiman plant with the aim to develop and apply it in other regions of Ghana and outside.
What kind of job is it?
The Senior Agronomist will be responsible will be responsible for Safisana’s agronomy business unit that is primarily responsible for vegetables production (open field and green house) and compost sales. As head of the business unit, the Senior Agronomist also leads on innovation and supports business development around waste re-use and food production systems which is the core of Safisana operations.
What are we looking for?
The ideal candidate has a sound knowledge of agronomy and the agricultural sector. In this position the incumbent is expected to look at how to improve Safisana’s agricultural production and processing capabilities, provide leadership with the cultivation of vegetables for the food industry and general public (in open fields, greenhouses and hydroponic systems), help define planting plans, select irrigation techniques and plan harvests. As Safisana is exploring to establish an integrated farm field model and investigating innovative methods on how to develop this further, we are looking for a Senior Agronomist who is able to lead on these research projects including the fortification of Safisana’s organic fertilizer.
The Sales Agronomist is expected to perform duties in the following three (3) areas with key activities involving:
Required Skills or Experience
How To Apply
Are you interested in becoming part of a pioneering and innovative working environment?
Apply now by completing the application form on our website http://www.safisana.org/jobs/
ONLY APPLICATIONS THROUGH THE SAFISANA WEBSITE WILL BE CONSIDERED!!!
This opportunity expires on 29th of October 2020
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