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Agronomist - Sulawesi

Agronomist in Sulawesi, Indonesia – Your future position? 

As an Agronomist you will act as a Project Coordinator for sustainable Patchouli  via micro supply-chain model build-up in Sulawesi as well as other related agronomy projects in Indonesia. In this exciting role you will be responsible for building up, implementing, monitoring, improving and reporting on the Patchouli micro supply-chain project. You will be reporting to the Head of Origination Agronomy located in France.


In this role you will be involved in:

  • Reviewing Scientific and Technical Literature ; connecting and collaborating with the consultant in charge of the initial project steps
  • Acquiring Patchouli crop expertise; reviewing and formalization of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) guidelines 
  • Training farmers' groups agronomists to GAP ("Train the trainer") and; supporting Farmers training
  • Crop scouting; touring in farmers fields to monitor and provide technical field investigation and solution proposal
  • Leading field experiments with stakeholders to test best practices - protocol design, field trial monitoring, results analysis, report and communication
  • You will need to connect internally with various stakeholders interested in the project outputs (Field Buyer, Sourcing Manager, etc) and externally with entities that can provide input to the project (University, Research Centre, Agri consultants)


Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:


  • Degree in Agronomy or Agro-Forestry
  • Fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and business proficient English skills 
  • Good technical agricultural background and work experience; specific knowledge on Patchouli farming and/or local indonesian specialty crop is advantageous
  • Interest for field work and farming practices, in close contact with farmers
  • Good data management / written reporting and computing skills;
  • Leadership ability, good level of autonomy, while having strong Teamwork mindset
  • Willingness to work from home and flexibility to travel regularly within Sulawesi and other locations in Indonesia
  • Organized, determined, enthusiast personality

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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