Website FRI-EL Ethiopia Farming and Processing PLC

Company Name:* FRI-EL Ethiopia Farming and Processing PLC

Posted Date: 2024-02-02

Deadline: 2024-03-02

Job Type: Full time

Salary: As per the company scale.

#Information Technology, Science and Technology



Job Description

Company Background and Project Description

Fri-El Ethiopia Farming and Processing plc is an Italian company that was established in 2007 and is engaged in agricultural production and processing in the South Omo zone, Dassenech woreda, Omorate. The project is located in the SNNP region at West Omo Zone at Dasenech Woreda. The farm is situated along the Riverside of Omo at about 870 km away from Addis Ababa, 370 km away from Arba Minch (North Omo Zone), and 210 km from Jinka town.

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Job Description – Duties and Responsibilities

    • Perform drone spraying of fertilizers on crops by established procedures and guidelines
    • Strong knowledge of drone technology.
    • Understanding local drone laws.
    • Ensure the proper maintenance and upkeeping of drones on a daily basis.
    • Conduct pre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight safety checks to prevent accidents and minimize risks.
    • Keep drone batteries charged at all times to ensure uninterrupted operation.
    • Follow instructions from the supervisor and/or Manager regarding flight plans and operational protocols.
    • Adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) while operating drones and spraying fertilizer.
    • Safely transport drones within a range of 25 to 50 kilometers daily.
    • Gather necessary information and data as required for agricultural operations.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, and related fields (Aviation, Physical Science, Computer Science, or Engineering)

Work Experience: – Minimum of 2 up to 5 year experience

Job Requirements, Qualifications, Skills, and competence required for the position

  • Must be willing to be certified as a drone pilot by the company.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with the creative team, with proficiency in Amharic and English.
  • Preferably to have experience in agricultural drone spraying services.
  • Familiarity with agricultural operations, crop protection, and mapping for effective communication.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow established protocols and checklists.
  • Ability to ride a bike and transport drone equipment safely.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Basic knowledge of weather patterns and forecasts.
  • Ability to work in a team and adapt to changing work environments and hard weather conditions.

How to Apply

  • To apply for this position, please use the following link: Careers ( Or Search under the following website:
  • Attach your application letter,and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (with credential documents)on/before the application deadline of March 02, 2024.
  • Only short-listed candidates who meet the requirements will be contacted.
  • Contact Number: Addis Ababa office Tel. 011 5 58 20 77 / +251 911 06 06 43.


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