UPL is a leader in global food systems and with the acquisition of Arysta LifeScience, is now one of the top 5 agricultural solutions companies worldwide. With revenue of US$5 billion, UPL has presence in 130 countries. With market access to 90 percent of worlds food basket and focused on high-growth regions, UPL represents a compelling value proposition for growers, distributors, suppliers and innovation partners in a consolidating market. UPL offers an integrated portfolio of both patented and post-patent agricultural solutions for various arable and specialty crops, including biological, crop protection, seed treatment and post-harvest solutions covering the entire crop value chain.
Under the supervision of the Stewardship Officer W&CA / AMEANZ, the Stewardship Officer Ghana will:
Promote the responsible use of plant protection products
Minimise potential risks to human health and the environment
Maximise the benefits of product use
Develop, implement, and participate in the design of training tools adapted to various audiences (producers/farmers/technicians/agricultural technicians/institutional structures/etc)
Participate in the design of training courses (analysis of users’ needs)
Propose, design, and assist in the development of new training tools (PowerPoint, brochure, leaflet, etc)
Produce pedagogical and methodological tools
Carry out training activities with clients
Carry out and running training courses
Maintain follow-up documents (budgets, database, trainees, attendance lists, weekly, monthly, and annual training reports)
Participate in prospecting and promotional activities
Assist in the continuous improvement of training activities
Set up the follow-up and evaluate training courses
Collect information from the field and suggest innovations
Measure end-user satisfaction and company perception and propose and implement measures for continuous improvement
Maximise the use of plant protection products through proper application:
Diagnose, adjust, and repair of treatment equipment
Maintain relationships with key market partners and players and represent the company to government departments and professional organisations
Master degree in (agriculture/agronomy) with a minimum of 3 years professional experience.
Ability to conduct training courses within the set deadlines
Mastery of technical issues of major crops in West Africa (cotton, market gardening, cereals, cocoa, industrial plantations, etc.)
Knowledge of the risks/benefits related to the use of phytosanitary products in West Africa.
Autonomous, pedagogue, with good interpersonal skills and an interest in human relations and communication
Willingness to make proposals
Responsible and proactive
Office tools (Pack Office)
We are all about connecting with people, in a human way showing respect, demonstrating trust, celebrating diversity. For us technology is an enabler, not the endgame. We see the value in human connectivity and how it creates new opportunities for everyone. With this, comes our promise to protect peoples safety in every way we can.
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