R&D Assistant

Fresh Studio, the leading agriculture consulting firm of Southeast Asia is looking for a R&D Assistant

R&D Hiring for Dalat Office - July 2024

Fresh Studio is the leading agriculture consultancy and R&D firm in Southeast Asia. Our mission is to make our clients successful in the sustainable production and marketing of food. Since 2006, we have worked passionately to achieve this mission and assist our clients to improve all practices from farm to fork. Our professional international and multi-disciplinary team of 60 people works from five offices and two R&D locations. We focus with our business on Vietnam and Myanmar, but also work occasionally outside these two countries.

Over the past fifteen years we have built a multicultural team of experienced and talented professionals that share our mission, vision, and values to further develop the agricultural sector in Asia and Vietnam and Myanmar in specific.  As a growing business, we continue to look for dynamic and self-motivated individuals that can contribute to our team and add value for our projects and clients.

To further strengthen our team of consultants working on improving the production of fruits and vegetables in Vietnam, we are looking for a R&D Assistant to be based at our Dalat office.

For more information about Fresh Studio, visit our website http://www.freshstudio.vn

Desired qualifications and skills: Our ideal candidate

This position will provide knowledge and agricultural technologies to growers. Responsibilities include supporting our Research and Development (R&D) activities, such as trials, and data collection, and supporting other project activities as assigned.

The agricultural technologies covered range from new varieties, irrigation, and fertilizer application strategies to integrated pest and disease management for vegetables

I. Key Organizational Relationships

  • Report to: R&D Director Crops / R&D Manager Crops
  • Supervise: N/A

II. Duties and responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Support planning, setup, and execution of field trials with growers, ensuring compliance with trial guidelines and standards
  • Collect accurate and comprehensive trial data, including crop development stages, soil conditions, and environmental variables
  • Maintain detailed records and documentation of trial activities and observations for analysis and reporting
  • Collaborate with the R&D Crops team to monitor trial progress, ensure smooth trial operations
  • Contribute to the development of trial protocols and standard operating procedures
  • Prepare concise reports and presentations summarizing trial findings and propose recommendations.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Implement and support other projects in field research activities, focusing on irrigation system management and sustainability initiatives
  • Support with any other assigned activities

III. Desired qualifications

Minimum Educational Requirement:

  • Graduated from college/university of Horticulture/Agriculture (BSc), or related field. Previous experience in agricultural research, fieldwork, or data collection is a plus.

Language

  • Excellent in both verbal and written Vietnamese
  • English communication and writing skills are an advantage

Special Skills Required

  • At least 2 years experience with vegetable and or fruit production
  • Good communication skills (with local farmers)
  • A strong passion for learning and developing new agriculture technologies and knowledge and making them available to farmers
  • Ability to work on your own as well as part of a team
  • Flexibility to work outdoors and travel to trial locations as required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data management software
  • Trustworthy

Personal attributes

  • Enjoy working in an authentic working environment with transparency & passion

If this sounds good to you then send us your motivation letter, CV detailing your qualifications and previous experience. Please send this to:  yourcareer@freshstudio.vn

If this sounds like the role for you then please send your motivation letter and a CV detailing your qualifications and previous experience

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