Job Opportunity for Agronomist (Agronomic Researcher) at Savannah Sugar Company Limited

Savannah Sugar Company Limited, a subsidiary of Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, is an integrated Sugar producing company located in Numan, Adamawa State. In view of the company’s expansion in the Sugar backward integration projects.Savannah Sugar Company Limited is seeking to recruit qualified and experienced professionals to fill the vacant job positions below:Job Title: Agronomist (Agronomic Researcher)Location: Numan, Adamawa StateReporting to: Head, Agronomy Department Job Summary Responsible for effectively developing agronomic technologies, monitoring the implementation and advising on the correct intervention with the aim of achieving maximum/optimum sugarcane yields from the fields.Responsibilities Carry out the design, layout and analysis of all field experiments.Evaluate sugar cane varieties through field experimentation with the aim of developing high sugar yielding varietiesCertification and Evaluation of Agro inputs procured by the company i.e. fertilizers and herbicides through field experimentation to determine their optimum application rates.Draw-up, Monitor and co-ordinate all soil and crop activities in the commercial fields, and make appropriate recommendations.Co-ordinate the establishment of seed cane nurseries to ensure availability of high quality seed caneAudit sugarcane production operations at SSCL and other Sugar Estate and out growers to ensure adherence to Company set standards.Monitor, Collate and provide meteorological data for planning and scheduling of sugarcane production operations and records.Monitor quality of cane being delivered to the factory first expressed juice and make recommendations to managementAssist in the supervision of the main weather/rain gauge stations.Participate in the preparation of monthly quarterly and annual Agronomy reports for Management 

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