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Technical Liaison Officer Job in Kenya

Finlays is Kenya’s largest agricultural export group employing 22,000 people and annually exporting 400 million stems of flowers, 7 million kilos of vegetables, 26 million kilos of black tea and 3 million kilos of tea extract.

The organization is geographically located in Nairobi, Naivasha, Kericho, Mt Kenya and Mombasa, together with 1,200 vegetable out growers throughout the country and 10,000 tea outgrowers.

The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products.

Finlays, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Swire Group, maintains strategic focus to develop a sustainable business which in turn drives integration, development and growth possibilities within Kenya and internationally.

The Job

We are looking for a Technical Liaison Officer to fill a vacant position that has arisen in Dudutech - Naivasha region.

This position has the following key responsibilities:

  • planning, developing and implementing Integrated Pest Management strategies;
  • identifying, troubleshooting and resolving pest and disease related problems through monitoring, evaluating and implementing solutions;
  • providing direction and reporting on IPM issues to the growers and advising on remedial action through proper record keeping and trend analysis;
  • establishing and maintaining effective working relationship with growers by promptly responding to complaints and concerns as may be required.
The person

The right candidate will meet the following minimum requirements:
  • A degree with a major field of study being Agriculture, Horticulture or a closely related field;
  • At least 5 years experience in handling IPM issues;
  • Excellent technical and interpersonal skills;
  • Self driven, motivated, energetic with excellent communication skills;
  • Computer literate and a valid driving licence.
Application Procedure

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV with a covering letter to the

Human Resources Director,
P.O. Box 10222, Nairobi 00400.
Email: hrd.kenya@finlays.net

to reach not later than 5 August 2011.

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


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