Crop Researcher (Cocoa Operations + Logistics)

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Job Summary

A Leading global commodity merchant and sustainable supply chain management company requests the services of a Crop Researcher (Cocoa Operations + Logistics)

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

  • Supervise and Co-ordinate for cocoa pod counting operations and data entry
  • Supervise logistics (travel arrangements, vehicle maintenance, expenses, etc.)
  • Source production and weather data from official sources
  • Act as a main point of contact between London and West Africa
  • Be willing to travel to Côte d'Ivoire on a regular basis as well as Nigeria occasionally
  • Be willing to spend extended periods of time on the road and in cocoa farms (15 to 20 days/month initially)
  • Ensure resource assignment, work allocation, training development and performance assessment are completed in timely manner.
  • Provide guidance to his or her team in resolving operational issues and problems.



Experience & Qualifications 
  • Candidate must have BA or MSc. in Agronomy, Economics, Statistics or related subjects (optional)
  • At least 5-10 years’ experience running field operations in Agronomy, Sustainability or Traceability.
  • Ideally, the candidate should speak good English, Twi and French.

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