Certification Specialist at HAYS – March 2024

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Certification Specialist

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The professionals we are looking for will be responsible for:

  • Assessment, identification and selection of the best farming systems and cycles for the production of vegetal oil (bio-feedstock), for their enhancement in biorefinery also by considering agronomical input, agricultural production’s management and logistics
  • Optimization of agronomical output for rotations crops and eventual sustainable sustainable crops used in different farming systems in key areas
  • Support to agro-industrial activities evolved in operational backgrounds of African countries, by offering technical skills and helping the improving of production’s KPI such as agronomic outputs and supply chain management
  • Drafting of reports on the status of agricultural production and activities
  • Support to design, implementation and management of seed multiplication fields (first field), field monitoring, analysis on agronomical data
  • Support to design, implementation and management of lead activities of experimental fields field monitoring, analysis on agronomical data
  • Support to design, implementation and management of local model farm for the promotion of agricultural development models, food and environmental sustainability, and reduction of carbon footprint in Africa
  • Commitment, dedication and willingness to work extensively outside Europe are key assets required for this role, besides working closely with the project team.

What you need to success

  • Candidate should have degree in Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Engineering or Natural Sciences. or the relevant qualifications or any other relevant field.
  • Prior experience on Sustainability certification and/or Quality management systems and/or ISO Standards (i.e. Ecocert, GlobalGAP, Fairtrade…)
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in a similar role or field.
  • Experience in agricultural and agroforestry development projects, analysis of existing supply chains and production potential of agricultural biomass also for industrial use.
  • Ability to design and manage large-scale agricultural and agroforestry interventions.
  • Knowledge of agricultural and agro-forestry production systems, with reference to contract farming mechanisms and/or agro-industrial initiatives
  • Knowledge of certification processes regarding production traceability, sustainability, calculation of GHG emissions
  • Adequate training in GIS & Remote Sensing obtained through appropriate training in the fields of environment, forestry, topography, agriculture, geology, computer science.
  • Proficiency in the use of GIS software such as ArcGIS, QGIS or related software.
  • Full availability for international mobility in terms of transfers from Europe to Kenya with annual assignments Full availability to work in remote position in Kenya.
  • Must be fluent in English, knowledge of Italian is a plus.

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Interested and qualified? Go to HAYS on www.linkedin.com to apply