GISOVU TEA COMPANY LIMITED
JOB TITLE: TEA PLANTATION AGRONOMIST
Gisovu Tea Co. Ltd in Karongi District is seeking to recruit suitably qualified, detail oriented, dynamic and self-motivated person to fill the following vacant position.
Reporting to the Assistant Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Carrying out extensive training of farmer’s / plantation workers on tea husbandry in the plantation in order to achieve maximum productivity.
- Developing and promoting good tea farming practices.
- Establishing tea and tree nurseries for planting by farmers and ensuring proper planting and nurturing of young tea by farmers.
- Ensure effective crop husbandry in the farm in order to maximize yield per unit area/bush.
- Maintaining accurate records, preparing and presenting reports as required.
- Ensuring effective and efficient utilization of farm inputs
- Supervising the plantation staff and ensuring that they achieve quality and quantity targets.
- Ensuring adequate number of pluckers in the assigned division and effective utilization of pluckers’ incentives.
- Ensuring timely weighment and delivery plucked leaf to the factory.
- Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills & experience:
- Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Agriculture / Extension Services from a recognized institution;
- At least three (3) years’ experience in extension and other agronomic practices; those
with Tea extension experience will have added advantage.
- Valid Motor cycle riding permit (category A).
- Computer literate.
Interested candidates who meet the above minimum requirements for this job are requested to send their applications accompanied with detailed C.V, copies of testimonials / certificates, names and addresses of at least three (3) referees to the address below; to reach not later than 7th October 2022.
Online applications should be emailed in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted applications should be addressed to:
THE GENERAL MANAGER
GISOVU TEA CO. LTD
P.O. BOX 60, KARONGI
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.