Vacancy

Agronomist (m/f)

Heading Moçambique

Heading is recruiting for its client, an oil and gas company an Agronomist (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
Duties
  • Work with Agri-Energy Services, which is a newly established unit, in which agronomic expertise will be concentrated for the identification, launch and monitoring of bio feedstock production development projects
  • Identify and select the seeds required for the development of vegetable oil production initiatives (bio feedstock) for their valorization in bio refinery
  • Evaluate, identify and select the best cultivation systems and cycles for bio feedstock production
  • Verify and optimize agronomic yields for rotation crops and other sustainable crops for the different cropping systems in the areas of interest
  • Participate in the monitoring and implementation of land works, e.g irrigation, to improve the performance of bio feedstock in the areas of interest
  • Comply with requirements of Safety, Health and Environmental laws of the country
  • Obey the Company Policy on Safety, Health and Environment and aim at achieving the Company’s HSE strategic objectives
  • Provide safe and healthy conditions of work to subordinate personnel and control over compliance by these personnel with safe and labor protection rules and regulations
  • Ensure that staffs are adequately trained on the job in terms of HSE aspects in order to meet HSE targets
Requisites
  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Sciences, Natural Sciences or similar with preference for specialization or PhD in Tropical Agronomy, Environment and Bio energy
  • At list 5 years of experience of consolidated experience in the design and management of production chains, particularly in Mozambique and more generally in Sub- Saharan Africa
  • Previous experience in designing and preferably managing production chains for bio fuels and bio feedstock for their production
  • Excellent knowledge of cultivation systems for the productions of vegetable oils for bio feedstock, with particular reference to rotation crops and crops suitable for cultivation in the degraded areas, not suitable for food production
  • Knowledge of reference regulations on renewable energy from biomass, bio fuels, certification and general criteria of environmental and social sustainability
  • Excellent knowledge of English language
  • Knowledge of Italian is a plus
  • Full availability of international mobility in terms of travel and relocation
Notes
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
   
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  • Published 14.04.2022
  • Expires 09.05.2022
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