Friday, April 20, 2018

Jobs at Mtibwa Sugar Estates

  Xpresstz       Friday, April 20, 2018
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Description
Leads the gardens team in creating and maintaining the estate gardens, housing gardens, orchards and vegetable gardens for Mtibwa Sugar Estates. In addition, manages and maintains a flower, shrub and tree nursery for the estate. Develops and monitors departmental structure and responsibilities to accomplish short-term and long-term goals.
Responsibilities:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and performs other duties as assigned.
The Horticulture Officer’s responsibilities include:
  • Establishes and maintains high horticultural standards and practices; providing direction, training and motivation for the horticultural staff, interns and volunteers.
  • Is a hands-on leader, actively working in the daily horticultural tasks in the gardens, nurseries, orchards and vegetable gardens.
  • Manages, leads and supports the garden supervisors.
  • Manages and supports overall plant health and soil nutrition strategies for all gardens to include sustainable gardening practices and integrated pest management.
  • Responsible for the operational department budgets, budget monitoring, strategic planning, detailed weekly planning and any horticultural capital projects as needed (i.e, new gardens).
  • Directly supervises 3-5 employees and in-directly responsible for a team of 30-50 employees.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Qualifications
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in horticulture, botany, natural sciences or a related field
  • Minimum of four years’ experience as a horticulturist
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in leadership position
Licenses
  • Must possess a valid Tanzanian Motor Bike/Car Driver’s License .
Language Skills
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations written in the English language
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in the English language
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in both English and Swahili.
  • Ability to organize, plan and teach team members in horticulture related topics
Computer Skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft office suite efficiently
The officer will lead the gardens team in creating and maintaining the estate gardens, housing gardens, orchards and vegetable gardens
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    Description
    Reporting to electrical Manager
    Plan execute and supervise electrical maintenance to all electrical systems and equipments including 11KV and 33KV power lines and switch gears.
    Indentify and acquire all needed spares for all electrical equipments and supervise their fitting
    Plan, design and implement all new electrical projects and renovations needed in the sugar plant and irrigation reticulations
    Advice management of latest electrical applications which will improve productivity.
    Efficiently utilise and supervise the electrical manpower put for various electrical duties.
    Exercise any other duty assigned to by management.
    QUALIFICATION
    At least graduate engineers or equivalent with more than one year experience
    Self-starter and able to work under pressure.
    AGE LIMIT
    Not more than 50 years of age
    Mtibwa Sugar seeks to hire a qualified candidate for the position of an Electrical Engineer

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