Our client in the Eastern Cape has a vacancy for an Entomologist in its farming division in the Sundays River Valley. This position will report to the Technical Manager and will be responsible for the following:

  • Assisting the technical manager with planning and management of integrating pest and disease control programs
  • Assisting with planning and management of post-harvest disease programs
  • Managing scouts to identify possible outbreaks of diseases
  • Gathering and interpreting technical information
  • Assisting with management of agricultural experiments
  • Management of market access – ensure that disease control do not limit market access


  • B.Sc. Degree
  • At least 3 years’ experience in similar role
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate

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If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date:   20 May 2024