Field Agent
(Northern & Southern Zones)

Since 2016, AgroCenta has worked with over 45,000 smallholder farmers spread across the country to improve their financial livelihoods through accessing a structured market to trade fairly and accessing financial services such as loans, insurance and pensions for the informal sector.

AgroCenta's digital platforms CropChan and Lendit offer cutting edge services to smallholder farmers, other key value chain stakeholders, financial institutions such as commercial and rural banks, insurance and pensions regulated companies, mobile network operators among others to improve efficiency within the agricultural value chain. With a dynamic and rapidly growing team, AgroCenta is seeking two field operation managers (Northern & Southern Zones) to bring onboard their expertise to drive the growth of AgroCenta. The ideal candidate must possess the following:

Job Type Full time
Job Locations Various within Ghana

Qualification

First degree in agricultural science/agronomy, Higher National Diploma in Agricultural Science/Agronomy with about 4-5 years field operations experience.

Job Responsibilities

The agent will work closely with AgroCenta HQ to rollout the concept of AgroCenta starting in their regions of assignment. The agent will be the go-to person and will be responsible for:

  • Signing up potential farmers and organizations onto the platform
  • Inspecting and uploading agro trade deals onto the platform
  • Performing field quality control checks to ensure grains meet minimum specifications
  • Liaising with the farmers to carry out a trade deals
  • Collating feedback and responses from stakeholders
  • Vetting and uploading loans request from farmers.
  • Submitting monthly updates to Regional Managers.
  • Liaising with transport companies to transport agro produce from one location to another.
  • Responding to queries from potential farmers and the general public
  • Training of community stakeholders from time to time

Perks

AgroCenta agents will be entitled to:

  • Android Smartphone + SIM
  • GHS 20 worth of talk time monthly
  • 1.5 GB of data monthly
  • Transportation allowance

Deadline: January 30th, 2021

Send your CV to info@agrocenta.com with subject line "Field Agent" indicating which region you live in.