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Nzoia Sugar Company Jobs in Kenya

Nzoia Sugar Company Limited, a sugar manufacturing company situated in Western Kenya invites suitable candidates to fill the following positions:

1.0 Senior Personnel Officer

The key purpose of the job is to ensure effective implementation and compliance with company’s HR policies. The successful applicant for this position will report to the Human Resources Manager.

This is a critical position in the company which requires one to demonstrate leadership qualities, maturity and ability to work under pressure.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensure proper management of HR Information System.
  • To provide a lead in the area of organizational structure, job design and work load distribution.

  • To design, improve and implement employee compensation systems commensurate with external labour market rates, pay equity and legislative changes.
  • Advise management on various personnel policies and assist in their formulation.
  • To effectively place and manage staff attendance programmes.
Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Degree in Social Sciences.
  • Higher Diploma or post graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • 5 year of relevant experience preferably in a busy set up.
  • Age: 30 to 49 years.
2.0 Database Administrator

The key objective of the job is to be responsible for ERP systems backup and operational support, Disaster recovering plan, Business continuity and systems availability. The successful applicant for the position will report to the IT Manager.

This is a critical position in the company and therefore the successful candidate must demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities, maturity and ability to work with dedication.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Responsible for ERP systems backup and operational support.
  • Disaster recovering plan.
  • Business continuity and systems availability.
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • Degree in computer science OR Software Engineering or information systems.
  • In case of oracle and MSSQL RDMS and crystal report writer.
  • Programming and scripting ability backed operations of oracle and SQL databases.
  • Experience in Ebiz frame and Syspro ERP usage will be an added advantage
  • Team player and ICT competence.
  • 3 years of relevant experience.
  • 28-45 years.
3.0 Management Trainees

The successful candidates will undergo a two year training programme and on successful completion of the training, they will be considered for substantive appointment.

Qualifications
  • O level B+ and above
  • Aged 20-30 years.
  • Computer literate
  • Minimum of 2nd Class Upper Division degree in the following disciplines:
  1. Degree in computer science, Software Engineering, Management Information System or equivalent.
  2. BCom. Marketing or equivalent degree.
  3. BSC Agriculture
  4. 1st Degree in Communication/Journalism/Public Relations or 1st Degree with post graduate Diploma in Mass Communication/Public Relations.
  5. 1st Degree with post graduate diploma in Purchasing.
4.0 Field Assistants

The key objective of the job is to provide extension services to outgrowers sugarcane farmers for the purposes of attaining high sugarcane production. The successful applicant for the position will report to the Field Officer.

This is a critical position in the company and therefore the successful candidate must demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities, maturity and ability to work with dedication.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide extension services to outgrowers sugarcane farmers for the purposes of attaining high sugarcane production.
  • Recruit outgrower sugarcane farmers.
  • Establish accurate outgrowers records.
  • Allocate and distribute farm inputs to outgrowers as appropriate.
  • Provide reports to management on field operations.
  • Work with local leaders in organizing meetings
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • O level mean grade C.
  • Ability to work long hours.
  • Diploma in General Agriculture.
  • 3-5 years experience.
  • Effective communication.
  • Aged 25-35 years.
  • Computer skills.
5.0 Lab Analysts

The key objective of the job is to Carry out sample analysis in Agronomy Lab.

The successful applicant for the position will report to the Agronomy Supervisor.

This is a critical position in the company and therefore the successful candidate must demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities, maturity and ability to work with dedication.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Carry out sample analysis in Agronomy Lab.
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • O level mean grade C- or equivalent.
  • Certificate in Lab Technology.
  • Computer literate.
  • 1 year relevant work experience.
  • Aged 25-40 years
6.0 Survey Assistants

The key objective of the job is to carry out survey in outgrowers . The successful applicant for the position will report to the Company Surveyor.

This is a critical position in the company and therefore the successful candidate must demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities, maturity and ability to work with dedication.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Carry out survey in outgrowers.
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • O level mean grade C- or equivalent.
  • Certificate in survey.
  • Computer literate.
  • 1 year relevant work experience.
  • Aged 25-40 years.
7.0 Welfare Attendant

The successful applicant for the position will report to the grounds Chargehand.

The key objective is to maintain high standards of the company compound cleanliness.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensure proper cutting of grass as per required standards
  • Ensure opening of drains
  • Ensure planting of trees on the compound
  • Attend to land-scaping works in company and the show grounds
  • Put pegs around the lawns and protect the lawns appropriately
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • Ó level D+ or equivalent
  • Certificate in forestry or agro-forestry
  • Hands- on technical skills in forestry or agro-forestry
  • Communication skills
  • Be creative and innovative
  • Relevant work experience of 1 year
  • Aged between 20 and 30 years
8.0 Guest House Cook

The key objective is to provide Guest House support services

Duties & Responsibilities
  • To prepare meals as per prescribed menu
  • To prepare pastries and snacks as prescribed
  • To serve meals and refreshments as required
  • To maintain standard of hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen
  • To wash crockery and ensure safe custody
  • To attend to visitors promptly as instructed.
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • Ó level D+ or equivalent
  • Certificate in Catering or equivalent
  • Communication skills and good public relations
  • Availability to work for long hours and on shift
  • Relevant work experience of 1 year
  • Aged between 20 and 30 years
9.0 Supervisor – Public Relations

The key objective of this job is to produce company publicity material and undertake
press reviews and protocol functions

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Contribute and write articles for company magazine and other publications.
  • Take and process newsworthy company photographs.
  • Manage the company photo board by updating it frequently.
  • Ensure filing is done.
  • Dispatch of internal correspondence.
  • Conduct surveillance for company suggestion boxes.
Qualifications, Competencies and Experience
  • O level C+ Plus and above
  • Diploma in Mass Communication/Public Relations
  • Ability to operate a digital camera
  • One year working experience in a PR establishment or media house.
  • Be proactive and ability to work in a fast place environment.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Age: 20 – 30 years
Applicants for these positions should send their applications together with curriculum vitae, 2 passport size photographs, academic and professional qualifications, copy of the identification card together with the mobile/day time telephone contacts so as to reach the under mentioned on or before 22nd October 2010.

Managing Director
Nzoia Sugar Company Limited
P.O. Box 285
Bungoma

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