Agriculture Specialist

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Personal information   
First name(s) / Surname(s)  Kenn Numme
Address(es)  Museumstr. 26
Telephone(s)  Home: 5555-4381999Mobile: 5555-1379
Fax(es)  5555-4382000
Nationality  Austrian
Work experience   
Dates  January 2003 - present
Occupation or position held  Agriculture Specialist (office)
Main activities and responsibilities  Responsible for working with department staff to define, expand and develop agribusiness income generation opportunities for program participants and graduates. Also responsible for providing technical assistance to chapter staff for IG agribusiness vocational implementation and market linkage needs. Provide technical assistance for proposals and feasibility studies.
Name and address of employer  Boehringer Ingelheim Austria Industriestrasse 15 o 4513 Langendorf Salzburg, Austria
Type of business or sector  Agriculture
Dates  July 1998 - January 2003
Occupation or position held  Agriculture Inspector (field)
Main activities and responsibilities  Was responsible for inspection, analysis, examination, and law enforcement activities related to the importation of agricultural/commercial commodities and conveyances at a port of entry. Determined the admissibility of agriculture commodities while preventing the introduction of harmful pests, diseases, and potential agro-terrorism into the United States.
Name and address of employer  Percon Agricultural Research Imbergstrasse 11, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria
Type of business or sector  Agriculture
Education and training   
Dates  September 1996 - June 1998
Title of qualification awarded  Master's Degree in Agriculture Pathology
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Agriculture, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Entomology, Hybridization, and Plant Pathology. Master's Thesis on the Mediterranean Fruit Fly. One year internship at IMC Applied Science Krems for thesis and credit.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University of Salzburg
Dates  September 1992 - June 1996
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor's Degree in Entomology
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principle studies included: Agriculture, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Natural Resource Management, Physics, and Plant Pathology. ESL Proficiency Courses.
Name and type of organisation providing education and training  University Mozarteum Salzburg
Personal skills and competences   
Mother tongue(s)  German
Other language(s)   
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
English  C2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient UserC2Proficient User 
French  B2Independent UserB2Independent UserB2Independent UserB2Independent UserB2Independent User 
Social skills and competences  Excellent business/enterprise development skills. Strong organizational, writing, and oral presentation skills. Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with individuals from wide backgrounds and stations.
Organisational skills and competences  Strong research, analytical, and development and implementation skills. Skilled at advising Chapter Office and Income Generation staff on various issues related to agribusiness vocational training development and monitoring and evaluation.
Technical skills and competences  Advanced experience in dairy, fruit, vegetable and meat processing. Experienced at facilitating Agribusiness, Marketing, Agroprocessing, Post-Harvest Handling, HACCP Certification, Trade/Export Promotion, Competitiveness-Value Chain enhancement, Enterprise Development, Business Development Services, Business Linkages, Private Sector Development.
Computer skills and competences  Advanced proficiency level in all Microsoft Office Works Suite applications.
Artistic skills and competences  Clay pottery and ice sculpture
Other skills and competences  Capable of designing and implementing strategies to strengthen agribusiness vocational training tied to viable market opportunities and support plans to fill gaps in curricula. Skilled at establishing and maintaining contacts with market/industry leaders, technical assistance partners and appropriate government agencies.
Driving licence(s)  Groups B, BE, D1, and D1E
Additional information  References available upon request