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Location:
Pasig, Philippines
Posted:
February 26, 2020

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Kohlin Lallabban

Agriculturist Communicator Project Manager

BS Agricultural Biotechnology

University of the Philippines Los Baños

Phone: +639-********* Email: adbzww@r.postjobfree.com Address: B5 L12, Villa Paz II, Brgy. San Vicente, San Pedro, Laguna EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES LOS BANOS June ‘12 – August ‘16 BS Agricultural Biotechnology – Major in Crop Protection Biotechnology Specialized in Plant Pathology – Molecular Mycology THESIS: Development of a DNA Extraction protocol for the PCR-Based detection of Ceratobasidium theobromae causing Vascular Streak Dieback (VSD) of Cacao in the Philippines WORK EXPERIENCE

PROJECT MANAGER (UNIVERSAL LEAF PHILIPPINES, INC.) November ’18 – Present

+ Plantation Management (Growing Operations)

* Recruits farmers for growing operations to satisfy target volume and quality standards

* Supervises Farmer Based-Auxiliaries in producing sufficient and compliant seedlings

* Manages Tobacco plantations from transplanting, growing to harvesting to ensure production of high quality crops with optimal yield with the end goal of maximizing farmer profitability

* Provides production and technical assistance to farmers, performs due account collection

* Projects crop status (i.e. crop stand, production volume, farmer profitability) to guide management decisions throughout the crop season

+ Local Government Relations

* Coordinates with local government units for provision of farmer support and assistance

* Acquires essential data from extension officers and performs analysis to craft proposals

* Plans the annual roadmap based on crop suitability and LGU support for expansion

* Reviews excise tax schemes and analyzes LGU potential for farmer assistance

*Provides proposals for local government units and state agencies customized to set budgets and expenditure limitations, using gathered field data and farmer feedback

+ Farm Mechanization and Crop Trials

* Facilitates trials of new crop varieties according to the changing agricultural landscape

* Oversees the farm mechanization trials (i.e. Two-Row Transplanter, Automated Curing Barn) to ease intensive farm labor and minimize cost of production

* Scouts suppliers that fit set expenditures and provide optimum services for trials (i.e. solar powered irrigation, harvester, stringing machines for leaf sticking and curing management)

*Performs Drone trials for the GPS measurement and verification of all planted areas 2

+ Community Development

* Communicates with primary stakeholders (farmers, extension workers) on the technical and financial assistance requests for crop production and relays significant issues to management

* Strategizes recruitment tool kits according to farmer needs and community necessities

* Hosts the CPA retrieval program, to enjoin farmers in proper pesticide use and disposal, compliant towards the international standard of sustainable crop protection and production

* Implements the pillars of sustainable tobacco production through monitoring of deployed technical personnel and holistic information dissemination to farming communities. MANAGEMENT TRAINEE (UNIVERSAL LEAF PHILIPPINES, INC.) October ’17 – October ‘18

+ People Management

* Manages and handles the recruitment task force through firm supervision of daily field work activities and weekly update of performance and survey reports to the management

* Gathers necessary farm data (Crop Details, Land Classification, Household information) for annual roadmap planning – to guide project managers in expanding growing operations

* Hiring and training of competent individuals into highly technical and skilled field personnel

* Plans the annual division expenditure and manages activities to conform within set finances

+ Reporting and documentation

* Monitors all farm activities within assigned area of responsibility and addresses all field issues ranging from financial assistance deficits to technical needs requiring immediate assistance

* Evaluates gathered system data versus field conditions to verify incoherent details

* Creates recruitment presentations tailor-fitted for distinct crop varieties and diverse potential expansion areas to align recruitment strategies according to farmer needs.

* Generates proposals for local government units and aids in subsequent activities involved in the implementation of community-based development projects for farming households

+ Event Planning and Supervision

* Organizes local corporate events (i.e. strategic planning meetings and workshops) for the management, local government units and concerned government agencies

* Executes field tours for the corporate team, and local government units in established plantations to exhibit outstanding crops and determine the finest package of technology

* Organizes teambuilding activities, workshops and trainings for technical personnel to strengthen camaraderie and empower human resource capital to maximize productivity BRAND SPECIALIST (VAST AGRO SOLUTIONS) March ’17 – September ‘17

+ Supervises technical demonstration farms for product promotion and impact assessment

+ Launches new brands in the market and ensures market penetration through correct product positioning and target market selection

+ Crafts promotional activities to maintain product market share and further value creation

+ Monitors the technical performance of products in the field to maintain the quality of service committed to farmers, and evaluates new markets through research

+ Develop strategies to effectively communicate product value proposition and determine brand influence towards market performance

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SOFT SKILLS & INTERESTS

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills; Fluent in English

+ Non-professional driver’s license, experienced in long distance travel

+ Proficient in data analysis and report generation using MS Excel and statistical programs, and consistent use of presentation level programs.

+ Able to travel alone and work independently with minimal supervision

+ Experienced with heavy daily field work and precision driving

+ Technical writing, Market and Scientific analysis

+ Skilled in corporate and government-related presentations

*Character references will be provided upon request ACHIEVEMENTS & DELEGATIONS

+ Top 10, Agriculturist Licensure Exams LEA 2017

+ DOST Sophomore Merit Scholar A.Y. 2014 – 2016

+ Affiliations

* UP Genetic Researchers and Agricultural Innovators Society (UP GRAINS)

Founding Vice-President and Membership Head

Project BT 2016, a national competition of the best Science investigatory projects of different high schools in the country

Ugnayan 2015 & 2016, an agricultural extension activity for Rice farmers in Victoria, Laguna which helped farmers in pest control and credit cooperative organization

* The Parliament: UPLB Debate Society (UPLB DebSoc)

Minister of Membership and Civil Affairs (August ’15 – August ‘16)

Marketing Director, 6th

and 7th

Luzon Intervarsity (LIV)

Finance Director, 6th

Southern Luzon Inter-High School Debate Encounter (SLIDE UP)

Debater and Adjudicator

North Luzon Intervarsity 2015

5th

; 6th

; 7th

Luzon Intervarsity

Manila Intervarsity 2014

La Salle Intervarsity 2015

National Debate Championship 2013; 2014; 2015

Philippine Inter-Collegiate Debate Championship 2015



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