Jobs Under Agriculture



We are seeking to recruit focused and results driven individual to fill the following position.

Job Summary

The position will be responsible for meeting and exceeding sales objectives of the assigned territory by promoting and selling the Amiran product solutions through professional sales techniques and long-term customer relationships.

  • Develop and implement a proper framework for selling chemicals and fertilizers.
  • Identify and develop the marketing / penetration strategies for the above products.
  • Carry out field visits to meet farmers and agricultural intermediaries periodically and as and when required, and make presentations on agricultural
  • Collect and analyze relevant market information regarding our agricultural products and formulate an appropriate response strategy.
  • Work closely with partners to identify, develop and implement innovative agricultural products that meet current market need.
  • Work closely with farmers and other stakeholders to identify ways of entrenching agricultural products offered by the Company.
  • Keeping abreast of competition, competitive issues and products.
  • Attending and participating in sales meetings, product seminars and trade shows.
  • Preparing written presentations, reports, and price quotations.
  • Provide follow-up with customers to ensure customer satisfaction with products.
  • Ensure that agricultural premium income targets are achieved.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture, Horticulture or Agronomy.
  • At least three years’ experience working in field crops Sector in the agricultural field dealing with agrochemicals and fertilizer sales.
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal, organizational and administrative skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Valid driving license added advantage.
  • Willing to travel widely.
  • Able to work in a team.




REF: UOE/ADM/FM/VC/06/09/2017

Duties and Responsibilities
This position entails:
  • Being the head of the University Farm department;
  • Being in charge of the coordination and management of the farm;
  • Formulation and implementation of farm policies and strategies;
  • Preparing the staff establishment of the Farm Workers;
  • Advise the University management on staff training and development;
  • Preparing the budgeting and procurement of all the farm requirements;
  • Ensuring that all the required quality standards are maintained in the farm products;
  • Staff development and capacity building and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Senior Officer from time to time.
Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications and competencies:
  • Master’s degree in General Agriculture/Farm Management/Farm Economics or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At least seven (5) years’ work experience in a relevant field
  • Proficiency in Information Communication Technology
  • Management training lasting not less than three (3) months
  • Membership registration with relevant professional body
Terms and Conditions of Service:
  • The appointment to this position will be on permanent and pensionable terms
  • Successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance and other benefits in accordance with the Kenya Government public service guidelines.
General Requirements:
All applicants must satisfy the Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya by getting clearances from the following bodies:
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);
  • Commission for University Education (CUE) and
  • Current certificate of good conduct from the National Police Service (NPS).
Submission of Applications:
  • All applicants for the above positions are advised to send ten (10) copies of the applications.
  • Applicants are advised to indicate the reference of the position applied on the envelope.
  • Applicants for the positions of Farm Manager & Senior Internal Auditor should send soft copies of their applications via e-mail address to Vice-Chancellor at or hand delivered applications to be dropped in the Procurement Box in the Vice-Chancellor’s office using the Vice-Chancellor’s address given below or send by post.
  • All applicants should submit detailed curriculum vitae (detailing academic qualifications, professional experience, and membership of the professional associations, copies of certificates, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts.
  • Applicants should provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three referees.
  • Applicants are advised to contact their referees to write and send confidential reports directly using the addresses given below to be received not later than 21st November, 2017.
The Chairman of Council, The Vice-Chancellor,
University of Eldoret, University of Eldoret,
P.O BOX 1125-30100, P.O. Box 1125-30100,
Email: Email:
Website: Website:

Applications should be received on or before Friday the 14th November, 2017 at 4.00 pm.

NOTE: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any canvassing will result to automatic disqualification. University of Eldoret is an Equal Opportunity Employer and People with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.




Training is both key part of our program model and key part of how we are able to work effectively at scale. Almost all staff start at the entry level for their careers track and many rise rapidly based on performance. Your work will have a tremendous impact on the organization’s key mission of serving the smallholding farmers and also promoting career development of all the staff.

We currently have an opening for the position of Curriculum Manager at our Headquarters in Kakamega that we are inviting you to apply for. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Conduct independent research on new training topics
  • Consult with other departments and subject matter experts
  • Design and write training curriculum and supporting materials for in-person and eLearning trainings
  • Edit and curate curriculum from other departments
  • Design assessment and evaluation tools
  • Manage multiple complex and concurrent projects
  • Manage and lead team’s professional development
Career Growth and Development
One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your manager and a global support team will commit significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and through regular management consulting-style career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions.

We are seeking an exceptional professional with a passion for training and development. Specific qualifications include, but are not limited to:
  • A diploma or undergraduate degree in Education, training, or a relevant field of study
  • At least (1-2) years experience in teaching
  • Experience in curriculum development and assessment
  • Experience in strategic planning, project management, and managing teams preferred
  • Proven English communication skills (oral and written), with good attention to detail
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines
  • Demonstrated computer skills in email, internet usage, Microsoft office
  • Excellent attitude, willingness to learn and work hard, humility, and ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to set and meet targets
Preferred Start Date: Flexible
Duration: Minimum two year's commitment, full-time job.


We offer a modest starting salary that affords a high quality of life in our areas of operation. This is a career-track role with performance-based raises and the ability to expand responsibilities over time.

Note: We will not be able to sponsor a visa for this position.

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