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About The Company

Homegrown is a market leader in production and processing of flowers and vegetables for export and as part of the larger Flamingo Group, their added value products supply markets in the UK, Europe and USA.

Flamingo is part of Finlays, one of the largest agricultural organizations in East Africa and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Swire Group, the largest privately owned company in the UK.

Exciting career opportunities have arisen for self motivated team players with unquestionable integrity, excellent communication and interpersonal skills to fill the positions below.

Flower Sales and Accounts Manager

Based at our Head Office in Nairobi, the Flower Sales and Accounts Manager will have the following key responsibilities:

  • collating Outgrowers delivery information
  • planning and carrying out direct marketing activities to agreed budgets, sales volumes and timescales
  • computing weekly Outgrowers sales and getting them approved by the Commercial Manager – Flowers
  • consolidating weekly summaries of Outgrowers purchases including volumes and prices
  • reconciling the Outgrowers purchase against exports
  • documenting all agreements with Outgrowers and other suppliers including volumes and prices
  • tracking and reporting all delivered quantities by variety for Outgrowers and other suppliers to relevant pack houses and the commercial team
  • managing Outgrower claims e.g. requesting credit notes, monitoring and managing quality feedback
  • getting supplier invoices on time and liaising with the Accounts Department to ensure the payments are released on time.
Minimum requirements:
  • A university degree with advanced knowledge of accounting and sales
  • 3 - 5 years hands on experience in similar position
  • Highly developed computer skills.
Driver Cum Crane & Grader Operator

Based in our Mt. Kenya Region, the key responsibilities of this position include:
  • operating cranes
  • operating graders
  • operating other plant machineries e.g. Backhole digger JCB
  • driving vehicles within BCE class on need basis.
Minimum requirements:
  • Valid BCE driving license with special stamp for crane operator
  • Valid certificate of good conduct
  • 5 years experience in a similar position
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
Plant Mechanic

Based in our Mt. Kenya Region, the key responsibilities of this position include:
  • conducting routine operational and preventive maintenance checks
  • rectifying all mechanical faults as per job card and service check sheet
  • performing other related duties.
Minimum requirements:
  • Five years experience in the same capacity in a busy Workshop
  • Trade Test Grade 2
  • Experience and knowledge in hydraulic systems found in tractors
  • Ability to diagnose failures in tractors, carry out maintenance and repairs according to manuals, factory specifications and set guidelines
  • Ability to independently carry out overhauls on tractor engines and transmissions
  • Knowledge and ability to use hand tools, workshop equipment and precision measuring tools
  • Class D clean driving license.
If you fulfill the requirements for any of the above positions and wish to be considered, please send an application letter for the job you are interested in including your detailed CV and copies of certificates and testimonials together with a daytime telephone contact to reach the undersigned not later than 10th June 2011.

Human Resources Director
Homegrown (K) Limited
Nairobi Business Park, Unit B
P.O. Box 10222-00400, Nairobi
careers.homegrown@f-h.biz

Those who will not have heard from us by 1st August 2011 should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Homegrown (K) Ltd is an equal opportunity employer

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