Leaf Growing Specialist

migoriKE

full-time

bachelor

8 months ago11/11/202312/11/2023

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ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

To supervise extension services to achieve agreed company quantity, quality, and cost objectives.

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Timely prepare, obtain approval from the (Area Leaf Manager) ALM, implement, and continuously monitor a crop action plans to produce the agreed quality, quantity, and cost of tobacco leaf
  • Provide professional technical guidance and assistance to the extension contractor and farmers
  • Continuously evaluate competitor activity and put in place proactive mitigating measures to maintain competitive advantage.
  • Implement, supervise and ensure compliance by all direct and indirect reports on all company guidelines and policies
  • Effectively supervise loan issued to farmers to ensure crop quality and quantity objectives are met while minimising risk of loan defaulting.
  • Train, develop and motivate all staff to ensure optimal individual output
  • Identify community development projects in the area in liaison with the local leadership, communicate the same and supervise the implementation of those approved.
  • In addition, the job holder is required to liaise on daily basis with various local and external customers in public such as National Government and County governments

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline i.e.: Agronomy/Extension
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the field
  • Valid motorbike license is mandatory
  • Ability to develop a credible and professional relationship with middle line management.
  • Leadership skills and teamwork spirit
  • Experience with Excel (at least basic level)
  • Excellent communication ability
  • Demonstrate a strong level of understanding of modern training and development principles, philosophies and methodologies

Interested and qualified? Go to British American Tobacco (BAT) on careers.bat.com to apply

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