Cocoa Research Agronomist
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Olam Cocoa is looking for a research agronomist to support our Plant Science program. As a research agronomist you will be responsible for developing and executing agronomy projects in West Africa, which deliver scalable solutions to improve the productivity of cocoa farms, their environmental impacts and the quality of cocoa delivered to Olam, in line with the Group’s sustainability strategy. You will provide assistance to Olam field agronomist, making recommendations on a range of technical issues and will support them in developing their technical skills. In this position you will be part of a cross-functional team, working in coordination with our technical, business and sustainability organizations. You will be expected to spend significant time in the field to ensure the successful planning and implementation of projects.
Reporting to the Head of Plant Science, this function has the following responsibilities:
To be successful in this role the ideal candidate must have/be:
As a research agronomist you will be affiliated with our plant science organization based in Koog aan de Zaan near Amsterdam. The successful applicant will be based in Côte d’Ivoire, after and introduction period of approximately 6 months in Koog aan de Zaan, the Netherlands.
For more information about this vacancy you can contact us via + 3188-5678 323. If you are interested in this role and connect to the aforementioned profile, we will be please to see your application and CV via the application form.
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