Field Liaison Officer
with the zonal head and the field officers, the extension auxiliary shall
mobilize farmers in order to ensure the company production objectives and
targets are realized.
and Harvesting Operation Duties
Mobilization and recruitment of farmers.
Establish harvesting projection.
Provide technical advice to farmers as per the Organic/Fair Trade/GlobalGAP
Ensure and maintain good relations between farmers and the
Train farmers as per Olivado Training programme.
Provide the Zonal Head with weekly reports on production and
other matters as outlined in the Internal Management System.
Prepare and submit all records and documents as required by the
Internal Management System in a timely manner.
Supervise harvesting operations.
Other duties assigned by the Zonal Head.
Following up on closure of non-compliances identified during
Address areas for improvements noted during the internal
Data collection duties
Collection of data to assist with the understanding of the
growth and production of the avocado crop and other information to assist the
understanding and improvement of oil production.
Informing the company of activities of competitors and other
activities that may affect the company’s operations, including county
Update database with current and correct details
At least form four level of education or equivalent. Tertiary
training in a discipline related to agriculture is an added advantage.
Thorough knowledge of the geography of Meru, Tharaka Nithi and
Two or more years of experience in fruits and vegetable business
in small and medium farmers scheme in Kenya.
Visit farms / farmers / farmer groups on regular basis to follow
up and track the implementation of projects.
Ability to ride a Motorcycle with a valid riding licence.
Knowledge on key avocado production villages in Meru, Tharaka
Nithi and Embu counties.
Excellent Kimeru, Kiembu, Kiswahili and English reading, writing
and speaking skills.
Proficient in computer application packages including MS- Word
Ability to work independently and within a team.
Ability to communicate effectively with the farmers / farmers
Energetic and able to walk long distances looking for farm
Ability to work on odd days including working during weekends
Good organizational and record keeping skills.
Ability to contribute to the planning of the company’s future
relationships with farmer suppliers and future strategic development of the
Ability to adapt and work in other zones when required
All documents are
confidential and should not be shared with any person. As an extension
Auxiliary you are the contact person between the company and its suppliers. The
contracts with farmers and the details of their farms must remain confidential.
How to Apply
Qualified candidates both female and male are encouraged to
Send your applications latest closure of business 5th of August
2020 to [email protected]
Your cover letter should entail all your qualifications and
Only candidates meeting the expected qualifications will be