CIFOR Field Technician Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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CIFOR Field Technician Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

CIFOR Kenya looking for “Field Technician”.

Applicants with a B.Sc. in agriculture may apply on or before 07 January 2024.

CIFOR is a non-profit, scientific institution that conducts research on the most pressing challenges of forest and landscape management around the world. Using a global, multidisciplinary approach, we aim to improve human well-being, protect the environment, and increase equity. To do so, we conduct innovative research, develop partners’ capacity, and actively engage in dialogue with all stakeholders to inform policies and practices that affect forests and people.

The CIFOR has published a job vacancy announcement on 22 December 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Field Technician to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

CIFOR Job Vacancy 2024

Overview: CIMMYT is seeking a dynamic, and self-motivated professional for management of maize trials (Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4) under the CIMMYT Global Maize Program, at the Kiboko Research Station. The hired candidate will report to the Kiboko Research Station Manager, and will be based at Kiboko, Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare field experiments/trials, including trial designs, field maps, seed preps and planting plans using Field book/EBS, according to the breeder’s instructions.
  • Coordinate maize trials in Kiboko including land preparation, planting as per experimental design and in timely manner, proper agronomic and pest management, harvesting and drying of seeds.
  • Manage accurate and timely data collection at different stages of the trials at Kiboko for the Maize Line Development and Product Development teams.
  • Generate descriptor data (trait characterization) on new Stage 3 inbred lines.
  • Ensure electronic data capture is fully implemented at Kiboko for quick and accurate data collection and data consolidation for analysis by concerned scientists.

Qualification & Experience:

  • B.Sc. in agriculture or related field with at least 2-3 years of relevant experience or Diploma in agriculture or related field with 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of field work related to crop breeding. Experience of working on maize crop is desirable, although not essential.
  • Demonstrated computing and data processing skills.
  • A Kenyan national with a valid driver’s license.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply CIFOR Field Technician Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 07 January 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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