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).
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.