• Vacancy | Regional Agronomist (4 posts)
  • Mbeya (1), Morogoro (1), Njombe (1) and Tanga (1), Tanzania
  • Deadline | June 09,2024

The Regional Agronomist is responsible for working with farmers to determine the best method to improve extension and production techniques for improved crop yields, and work with farmers to resolve crop challenges

1.0 Production

Mobilize farmers into formal groups/associations and register them with TAHA. Establish crop cluster for Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) training, agro dealers and market linkages. Set up demonstrations on farming practices, improved production technologies, harvesting and post – harvest techniques.

1.2 Marketing

To identify market opportunities at the local, regional & international levels. Develop and implement strategies for sustainable market linkages at local, regional and international markets. Understand key market and production requirement for aligning the demand and supply sides for market linkage processes.

1.3 Partnerships

Maintain solid relations between TAHA, and Local Government Authorities (LGAs) and other ground partners in the respective areas.
·Identify and coordinate ground partners in and ensure resources ar aligned with other ground partners for bigger/tangible results and impact.

1.4 Reporting
Ensure quality and timely reports are produced and shared with relevant parties in close collaboration with the Programs and M&E Departments.

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree of Science in Agronomy, Horticulture, Agriculture general, Applied Agricultural extension and Crop production and Management.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in agricultural development, with a focus on horticulture and crop production.
  • Proficiency in modern agricultural techniques, including Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), irrigation, harvesting, and post-harvest management.
  • Strong understanding of horticultural practices, including knowledge of innovative and sustainable methods.
  • Experience in establishing and managing farmers’ groups, collection, and distribution centers.
  • Familiarity with market analysis, linkages, and marketing strategies for agricultural products.

Application Procedure

Interested and qualified individuals should send their applications enclosing detailed;

  • Application letter.
  • Curriculum vitae (not exceeding 4 pages).
  • Copies of qualification certificates.
  • The cover letter to be addressed to;

    Human Resources and Administration Manager,
    P.O. Box 16520,

    Application Instructions:
    Submission: All applications must be submitted via email to the following address: recruitment@taha.or.tz
    Subject Line: In the subject line of your email, clearly state the position you are applying for. For example: “APPLICATION FOR REGIONAL AGRONOMIST POSITION.”
    Deadline: The deadline for submitting your application is Sunday, 09th June, 2024. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

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