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Career Opportunities in Finlays Kenya

Finlays: We need a dynamic individual with strong planning & organizing skills, interpersonal & communication skills and team player to fill the following vacant position in our Kericho based operations.


 
Materials and Production Planner

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 organisation 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.

Role Profile: Reporting to Finance Manager and Based at Tea Extracts Kenya, the job holder is responsible for the following amongst others:
·                     Planning and scheduling production based on the AOS and generating related reports e.g. Weekly Production reports
·                     Preparation and ordering of green leaf and black tea requirements.
·                     Establishing packaging and chemicals requirements.
·                     Responsible for personnel hygiene and plant upkeep for the leaf intake contractors
·                     Calculates yields and materials usages against budget
·                     Participate in material loss analysis and prevention
·                     Implementing factory policies, legal and regulatory requirements e.g. HACCP and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Health and Safety;
·                     Maintaining records to ensure product traceability especially for Rainforest Alliance, Organic and Soil Association production.
Minimum Requirements
·                     Diploma in Chemical Engineering or Food Technology from a recognized institution
·                     Three years experience in the factory production environment (food processing) two of which should have served as Plant Technician/ Materials planner
·                     Be conversant with Continuous Improvements / World class food operation programs
·                     Understand quality control systems
·                     Good working knowledge in industrial relations
·                     Excellent communicator, both verbal and written
·                     Good working knowledge in Stores management
·                     Conversant with Environment, Health and Safety systems in a factory set up

Clinical Officer

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 organisation 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.

Role Profile: Reporting to the Company Medical Officer and based at one of the dispensaries, the job holder will provide primary and curative health services to the company’s employees with the aim of having a healthy and productive workforce. 

The job holder will be responsible for the day-day running of the dispensary. 

Key responsibilities include amongst others:
·                     Providing treatment to the employees and their dependants
·                     Conducting Primary Health Care (PHC) activities in the unit.
·                     Providing MCH, FP, VCT, Nutrition and HIV/TB management services.
·                     Preparing & submitting various periodic reports to the Company Medical Officer and the MOH.
·                     Ordering drugs from the pharmacy and ensuring enough stock in the dispensary
·                     Ensuring best Health and Safety practices are adhered to by monitoring industrial and non-industrial injuries. This includes attending meetings on Environment, Health and Safety
·                     Carrying out continuous Health education for employees and colleagues respectively
·                     Supervising staff under his or her care
Minimum Requirements
·                     Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized institution
·                     Registered with the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya
·                     At least 2 years experience in a similar role
·                     Good working knowledge in ICT
·                     Good organisational and communication skills
·                     Willing and capable of working long hours with minimal supervision
·                     Basic life support training
·                     Higher diploma in at least one field is an added advantage

Management Accountant

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 organisation 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.

Reporting to Finance Manager and based at Tea Extracts Kenya, the job holder is expected to provide financial and analytical support and management information to the Factory Operations Management Team which delivers measurable and sustainable improvements in Operational and Financial Performance and Financial Governance and Control. 

The job holder will be responsible for preparation of operational finance reports, costing and pricing for Tea Extracts products and budgetary control process. 

Key responsibilities include amongst others:
·                     Ensuring that production information is correctly captured to facilitate the accurate costing of all SKUs / Products manufactured..
·                     Preparation of weekly and monthly operational reports/accounts.
·                     Preparation of the Management accounts and reports with all the variance analysis clearly explained to drive corrective action. 
·                     Tracking and computation of efficiency indicators for the factory including yield, OEE, availability and performance, providing a clear to demonstration of the associated impact to the P&L
·                     Ensuring that raw materials usage is periodically reconciled and accounted through the process.
·                     Leading the budgeting process and ensure the budgeting model is correctly updated, and accurate.
·                     Responsible for pricing computations for all products in Tea Extracts
·                     Preparation of DCF templates for CAPEX purchase and maintaining Capex tracking reports.
·                     Tracking the weekly expenditure against budget and issue exception reports in liaison with departmental heads.
·                     Ensuring stock valuations and provisions are correctly done and accurately reflected in the financials.
·                     Participating in the preparation of financial reports for board meetings
·                     Partnering with Operations Management Team in order to improve their overall understanding, knowledge and awareness of financial performance, controls and governance
·                     Supporting the development, implementation and execution of the Saosa Operations Improvement Programme across the Factory – opportunities, deliverables, resources, risks and contingencies
Minimum Requirements
·                     Bachelors degree with a bias in accounting
·                     CPA (K) or equivalent
·                     Five years relevant experience in a busy manufacturing firm, two of which should be in management/cost accounting
·                     Must have an understanding of the International Accounting Standards as well as the statutory requirements
·                     Good understanding of the manufacturing process.
·                     Good working knowledge in ICT
How to Apply
 
If you meet the requirement of the above positions, please submit an application including a detailed CV, your postal, e-mail and telephone contacts, current & expected remuneration, names and addresses of three referees, indicating the position you are applying for to reach us not later than 14 August 2015 and be addressed to:

Human Resource Director
P O Box 223 – 20200
Kericho

Email: careers@finlays.co.ke
 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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