GreenPath Food is currently seeking a professional, high-performance individual to serve as a Protection Specialist on our Farm Production (FP) team.
This individual will have the unique opportunity to support an innovative agribusiness in Ethiopia, one of Africa’s most promising economies. Ideal candidates have experience leading organic pest and disease control on large commercial farms in Ethiopia.
GreenPath Food is a socially-oriented agribusiness that produces organic produce in an environmentally-sustainable, organic manner in conjunction with a network of smallholder farmers. The company currently operates from its Butajira Production Area with a team of 15 staff and 58 Partner Farmers. GreenPath maintains a facility (the Farmer Service Center) with a cold store, nursery, and packhouse in Butajira, SNNPR. As a young, but growing company, GreenPath will expand to new production areas in the months and years to come with a vision to become East Africa’s largest organic fruit and vegetable company.
The Senior Staff at the organization are a group of highly talented professionals with experience in Ethiopian horticulture and agricultural development sectors, as well as direct experience in the Ethiopian start-up context. Each member of the team has a passion for improving the lives of smallholder farmers and increasing access to organic foods.
Mission of Role
To ensure that all Green Way Farms crops are protected from pest and diseases both proactively and responsively during nursery propagation, field production, and post-harvest handling using practices and inputs that are 100% compliant with EU Organic certification requirements.
Responsibilities & Activities
Competencies & Characteristics
The Farm Production Officer must commit to a minimum 36-month term, signing an initial 12- month contract.
The position reports to the Farm Production Manager.
This position is based full time in Butajira, Gurage Zone, SNNP.
How to ApplyPlease submit your application materials through the EthioJobs website only.
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