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Post Harvest Foreman Job in in Ibis Farm, Timau, Kenya


Post Harvest Foreman

The Organization
 
Finlays is a vertically integrated and geographically diversified agri-business that takes a leadership role in sustainability. 

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

Sustainability is pivotal to the group’s success and it lies at the heart of what Finlays does and stands for. 

Finlays is Kenya’s largest agricultural export group employing over 21,000 people and annually exporting over 300 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 and works with 1,200 vegetable out growers and 10,000 tea out growers.
 
The Job
 
We intend to recruit a Post Harvest Foreman to join our Vegetables department in Ibis farm - Mt. Kenya Region (Near Nanyuki, -Laikipia).
 
Key Responsibilities
 
The successful candidate will manage our expanding areas of veg crop production in Ibis Farm, Timau.
 
You will be experienced in:-
  • Daily production and predictions
  • Coordination of transport of produce from field to packhouse
  • Labour administration, projections and utilization in the packhouse and field
  • Overseeing good picking procedures for crop sustenance
  • Overseeing all laid down standards of audits
  • Making sure produce is of good quality both at the field by timely picking and proper grading at the packhouse
  • Ensure that production records are accurate and up to date
Desired Competences/Qualifications
  • Diploma/Degree in horticulture/agricultural related discipline
  • 3 years experience in a veg setup, of which 1 year should be in supervisory role
  • Good communication, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • A strong personal initiative with ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Flexibility and good decision making ability
If you feel you have the drive to fulfill these challenging positions please submit a detailed CV and copies of your testimonials including a reliable telephone contact of self and three referees to reach the undersigned not later than 15th December 2012.
 
Human Resources Manager
Finlays Horticulture (K) Limited
Private Bag
Nanyuki-10400
 
Applications can also be emailed to Personnel.Sirimon@finlays.net
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Finlays Horticulture (K) Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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