Field Production Officer
Syngenta - Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia, Lusaka
- To produce seeds in the required quantity and quality in line with the GSPP protocols
- You will be the face of MRI/Syngenta to our contracted growers and SCCI. It is vital that you represent the company and our standards with the utmost integrity at all times.
- Make sure that all growers of MRI seed, and all processing and storage sheds under our supervision and responsibility are operating on current licenses from SCCI and according to the Seed ACT and Regulations.
- To ensure all reporting is kept accurate, factual and is submitted on time. Key performance indicators must be used to measure this.
- Field Inspections
- Processing and Storage Sheds Inspection
- Seed Sampling
- Registration of Seed growers
- Any other duties as directed by management within P&S
1. Field Inspections
- To ensure that production of high quality seed that is true to variety is achieved by making sure that the following is done.
- Crops should be inspected at each growth stage
- Time and Distance Isolation is maintained
- Male-Female ration in the case of hybrids is within standards
- Crop is planted with the registered and approved hectares.
- Submit field reports to management and to SCCI on time
- The officer should always refer to the current Seed ACT and Regulations
2. Processing and Storage Sheds Inspection
- Make sure that all seeds are sampled and tested before being offered for sale. The sampling should be done in line with the Seed ACT and the regulation from government through SCCI
4. Seed Crop registration
- The officer will ensure that all Seed crop been grown are registered with SCCI according to the Seed Act and Regulation
5. Any other duties as directed by management within P&S
- Management may ask you to assist other sections with in P&S depending on season and workforce.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
- Degree/Certificate in Agriculture
- Hard working
- Interpersonal relations.
- Attention to detail
- Supervisory skills
- Organizational skills
- Record keeping
- Communication skills
- Problem solving
- 3 years in relevant field