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  • Posted: Feb 21, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 17, 2020
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  • AgroMall is a platform supported by information technology and physical last-mile agency distribution for virtual commercialization of smallholder farmers’ activities to create the effects and benefits of economics of scale available to commercial farmers to smallholder farmers through the aggregated discovery and distribution of agricultural input; ou...
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    Irrigation Manager

    Job Title: Irrigation Manager

    Job Level: Managerial-Level

    Employment Type: Full Time

    Job Function: Agriculture

    Where you fit in
    We are committed to change the world for the better by bringing greater meaning and happiness into people’s lives, everywhere through agriculture and technology. We are passionate about our mission, and excited to grow our company with people who want to do the same - and people who will bring in their different perspectives to help us continue to shape our team and company. If this is you, we encourage you to swim into our candidate pool!

    Job Purpose

    • The job in a nutshell - Agricultural engineering combines the disciplines of mechanical, civil, electrical, and chemical engineering principles with a knowledge of agricultural principles. An agricultural engineer is someone who helps to make farming sustainable, safe, and environmentally friendly. He or she analyzes agricultural operations and looks at new technologies and ways of doing things to improve land use, increase yields, and conserve resources.
    • Agricultural engineers also recommend ways to protect the health, safety and security of workers, animals, and agricultural products.
    •  We need a bold and strategic individual with an outside-the-box mentality, innovation is a required to partner a diverse team of farmers and other farm managers to ultimately improve farm yield. As an Irrigation Manager, you will be saddled with the following responsibilities:
    • The irrigation manager’s job includes in-field soil moisture monitoring and data interpretation
    • Irrigation manager job responsibilities also include monitoring the installation and repair of irrigation tools.
    • These candidates are also responsible for conducting land and soil surveys to employ best irrigation technique for that area.
    • These professionals are also required to work on the development of new tools and techniques in the field of irrigation, which can help in performing irrigations tasks more efficiently
    • Irrigation manager job responsibilities also include time to time inspection of plants, crops, grass etc. to analyze whether the irrigation is done properly and plants are getting enough water for their growth.
    • These managers are also responsible for creating and managing irrigation schedules and coordinating with other departments related with other aspects of the project other than irrigation.
    • These managers are also required to educate technicians with any new techniques and advances in the field of irrigation, so that technicians can adapt to the new technologies.
    • The manager must be able to draw up a maintenance schedule for general and seasonal maintenance Install irrigation timers, piping and valves.
    • Create and design monitoring tools to prevent over and under watering with integration into the digital space
    • Perform such other activities as may be temporarily or permanently assigned.

    EXPERIENCE:

    Two to three years of field experience on running irrigation operations, or equivalent and knowledge of water hydraulic principles

    Requirements

    • At least a Bachelor’s degree or engineering degree in a discipline relevant to Water in Agriculture/Irrigation/Civil and Drainage (or in Water Resources Management with demonstrable affinity with the WiA sector)
    • A minimum of 3 years of relevant professional and operational experience
    • Substantive international experience working on agricultural water development. Work experience and good knowledge of South/Eastern Europe and Central Asia are preferable.
    • A track record of working on irrigation and drainage projects, with specific experiences working with schemes of varying sizes and with a range of partners and contractual arrangements
    • Proven ability to work flexibly on assignments and adjust to and prioritize a variety of complex and evolving tasks; proactively seeking guidance on complex tasks or issues from senior specialists and staff
    • Strong interpersonal and team skills; ability to think strategically and to develop effective relations with clients, beneficiaries, and within the World Bank.
    • Excellent organizational, research, written, and oral presentation skills, preferably demonstrated in a track record of peer-reviewed publications and delivery of presentations in relevant international forums.
    • Proven ability to work in a team and intercultural environment with minimal supervision.
    • Hands-on and action-oriented and proactive approach.
    • Computer skills should be adequate for the analytical and report writing demands of this position
    • Fluency in English. Knowledge of one or more of South/Eastern European and Central Asia languages is an advantage
    • Enthusiasm for and commitment to development work; willing to travel and work in remote areas in the field.

    Culture Traits

    • Must be a High performer with a drive for excellence and growth
    • Must be an optimist disruptive thinker with a sight for possibilities irrespective of the situation
    • Must be a creative person with the right workplace ethics and behaviour
    • Must be committed to continuous learning and showing mutual respect to all levels of staff.
    • Strong team player and ability to collaborate with team members
    • Must be very strong at execution and executing within timelines
    • Must be smart with an appetite for creativity and innovation

    Benefits

    • Health Insurance
    • Learning & Growth Opportunities
    • Flexible time and days of work
    • Subsidized lunch
    • Opportunity to work with bright minds and even more

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    Data Visualization Analyst

    Job Title: Data Visualization Analyst

    Job Level: Mid-Level

    Employment Type: Full Time

    Job Function: Agriculture

    Where you fit in
    We are committed to change the world for the better by bringing greater meaning and happiness into people’s lives, everywhere through agriculture and technology. We are passionate about our mission, and excited to grow our company with people who want to do the same - and people who will bring in their different perspectives to help us continue to shape our team and company. If this is you, we encourage you to swim into our candidate pool!

    Job Purpose

    The job in a nutshell - As a Data Visualization Analyst working for Agromall you must excel at creating compelling visualizations with data. You must create immersive dashboards that inform, persuade and build relationships with prospects, customers and the agricultural business at large. You will also be responsible for diagnosing reporting needs, developing priorities for the reporting roadmap, and designing the next generation of data driven agri-business reports.

     The ideal candidate must be energized by data and translating data stories, service-minded, flexible, and detail-oriented. Most importantly you see potential datasets everywhere you look, you must love to uncover hidden insights, trends, and stories that most people don't see.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Participate in meetings and collaborate with all levels of staff to learn the visual information needs of the engagement, the points to be emphasized, and the relative importance of various information to be disseminated.
    • Analyze qualitative and quantitative data to identify significant information that will further a product’s message to create a clear visual representation.
    • Create visual communication standards to maintain consistency of designs across visual information products and suggest text that accompanies them.
    • Develop illustrations, infographics, photographs, maps, and other visual information products that meet AgroMall’s visual communication standards and that convey a coherent message, thought, or idea.
    • Advise engagement teams on technical advantages and disadvantages of various formats, styles, media, and methods of creating visual designs that will best meet the objectives of AgroMall products.
    • Coordinate with teams and offices to perform in-depth analyses and interpret their needs for visual information products.
    • Serve as a team or unit resource and coach providing technical support and feedback to other DVAs in performing various aspects of their visual communication assignments.
    • Research, develop, and recommend innovative approaches to the presentation of visual information to support AgroMall’s design policies, standards, and procedures
    • Ensure that all graphics developed adhere to set naming conventions and appropriate file storage/archival procedures.

    EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, finance, philosophy, or related field; MBA preferred
    • Minimum 5 years of post-bachelor’s work in management or internal consulting, strategy, performance improvement, data analytics or related in an entrepreneurial environment
    • Experience working cross-functionally with multiple departments
    • Industry experience in Medical Technology field preferred
    • Experience with M&A, organizational change, digital business strategy, data privacy, and/or data security are a plus
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Strong organizational, planning and problem-solving skills

    Requirements

    • Strong analytical and business backgrounds providing experience with effectively framing issues to efficiently arrive at solutions
    • Proven ability to organize, track, prioritize, and drive objectives of multiple concurrent projects across a cross functional teams with no formal reporting lines
    • Excellent interpersonal, time-management, and problem-solving skills
    • Polished and succinct verbal and written communicator
    • High level of proficiency creating visual design and messaging for presentations to executive level audience
    • Comfortable with change and ambiguity. Able to adjust to multiple demands while constantly shifting priorities under tight deadlines and time constraints

    Culture Traits

    • Must be a High performer with a drive for excellence and growth
    • Must be an optimist disruptive thinker with a sight for possibilities irrespective of the situation
    • Must be a creative person with the right workplace ethics and behaviour
    • Must be committed to continuous learning and showing mutual respect to all levels of staff.
    • Strong team player and ability to collaborate with team members
    • Must be very strong at execution and executing within timelines
    • Must be smart with an appetite for creativity and innovation

    Benefits

    • Health Insurance
    • Learning & Growth Opportunities
    • Flexible time and days of work
    • Subsidized lunch
    • Opportunity to work with bright minds and even more

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Agromall Discovery and Extension Services Limited on theagromall.com to apply
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