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Agronomist

Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Job Reference JR0074738
Professional Areas Trading Platforms
Function Trading
Years of Work Experience 5 - 8
Start date 2024-07-01

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

• Implementation and supervision of agreed research methodology for crop estimation analytical
• Contribution to the development of the research methodology and strategy. Continuous review of the methodology being applied in view of observations made during crop tours.
• Conduct crop tours across different regions of India. The Job involves extensive travel across India
• Estimate grains area by collecting data from a) official sources regularly b) Confirmation of area estimates through visual estimation of area changes c) Farmer interviews d) Gathering of information from third parties like research institutes, Seed industry, Agri departments etc
• Highlight the risks to the crop estimate by working out various scenarios. Assessment of the impact of various scenarios on yields and associated probabilities such as weather, pests, diseases and changing costs or supply of inputs or labor etc
• Close monitoring of weather developments and long term forecasts to update production estimates.
• Analyze trends, evaluate behaviors etc. and make appropriate conclusions.
• Conducting detailed cost of production & Gross margins studies.
• Regularly monitor the crop development using Agronomical and statistical tools.
• Ability to think analytically, detect errors, determine causes, and make corrections.
• Work as part of a team and ensure the team meets its objectives and communication of the findings in the form of well-argued crop tour report

  • Master Degree in Agriculture, Agri Business Administration, Agri Economics
  • English, Hindi and Telugu, Kannada &Tamil (Combination of any two)
  • Fresher to 3 years of experience with the right skill sets
  • Strong working knowledge in MS office.
  • Very possess strong analytical skills.
  • Business presentation skills in English (written and spoken)
  • Willing to travel upcountry on regular basis for crop tours and to supervise the implementation of crop estimation methodology

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

We offer

  • A workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusivity
  • Opportunities for Professional Growth and Development
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Employee Wellness Programs - Confidential access to certified counselors for employee and eligible family members, along with monthly wellness awareness sessions.
  • Certified Great Place to Work
Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


Job Description

• Implementation and supervision of agreed research methodology for crop estimation analytical
• Contribution to the development of the research methodology and strategy. Continuous review of the methodology being applied in view of observations made during crop tours.
• Conduct crop tours across different regions of India. The Job involves extensive travel across India
• Estimate grains area by collecting data from a) official sources regularly b) Confirmation of area estimates through visual estimation of area changes c) Farmer interviews d) Gathering of information from third parties like research institutes, Seed industry, Agri departments etc
• Highlight the risks to the crop estimate by working out various scenarios. Assessment of the impact of various scenarios on yields and associated probabilities such as weather, pests, diseases and changing costs or supply of inputs or labor etc
• Close monitoring of weather developments and long term forecasts to update production estimates.
• Analyze trends, evaluate behaviors etc. and make appropriate conclusions.
• Conducting detailed cost of production & Gross margins studies.
• Regularly monitor the crop development using Agronomical and statistical tools.
• Ability to think analytically, detect errors, determine causes, and make corrections.
• Work as part of a team and ensure the team meets its objectives and communication of the findings in the form of well-argued crop tour report


Experience
  • Master Degree in Agriculture, Agri Business Administration, Agri Economics
  • English, Hindi and Telugu, Kannada &Tamil (Combination of any two)
  • Fresher to 3 years of experience with the right skill sets

Additional Information
  • Strong working knowledge in MS office.
  • Very possess strong analytical skills.
  • Business presentation skills in English (written and spoken)
  • Willing to travel upcountry on regular basis for crop tours and to supervise the implementation of crop estimation methodology

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

We offer

  • A workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusivity
  • Opportunities for Professional Growth and Development
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Employee Wellness Programs - Confidential access to certified counselors for employee and eligible family members, along with monthly wellness awareness sessions.
  • Certified Great Place to Work