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Junior Agronomist

PURPOSE OF THE JOB: "To further strengthen the Technical services to Tobacco Farmers with effective Trainings & extension services by these Junior Agronomists. These Junior Agronomist will supervise Field Technicians (FTs) to ensure PMI Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) & Agriculture Labor Practices(ALP) with more control & monitoring at farm level." PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: "Supervise and Plan Agronomy activities of Field Technicians (FTs) i.e. make weekly farmers visit plan for FTs, ensure implementation and follow-up." "Conduct trainings of Field Technicians & Farmers on PMI GAP & PMI ALP code compliance." "Implement Agronomy STP (Sustainable Tobacco Production) Projects with Contracted farmers through FTs." "Ensure that FTs collect tobacco and major competitive crops's cost of production and submit to Agronomist for analysis." "Conduct Farmers meetings & Field days to dessiminate PMI GAP programs, curing, grading and baling. Create awareness among the farmers regarding Agriculture Labor Practices & maintain activity wise record as & when required." "Ensure supply of Tobacco Leaf through contracted farmers as per allotted target. Ensure recovery of all inputs provided to the farmers, leaf KPIs are updated on form AG/4/033, proper supervision of trials/seed production plots as & when required and maintain record of these activities." "Ensure that Tobacco meets PMI TLI proedures (CPA MRL)and Other crop Integrity targets (NTRM,Seed Variety,TSNA etc)" "Supervise & verify Field Technician area activities for compliance with PMI GAP & ALP programs" SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Education: High/Second. School<>Control/Electronic engineer Work experience: Minimum 2 years experience in Agronomy
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    Mardan, Pakistan
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