JTI is a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of companies (JT). We were formed as recently as 1999, yet today we operate in 1 20 countries. A diverse company that makes excellence the standard and constantly looks to the future, we have a clear goal, to be the most successful and responsible tobacco company in the world.
JTI Global Supply Chain function is integral to achieving this goal. Set up in 2009, Leaf Services aims to source the best tobacco and reliably supply quality leaf that underpins our global success. We have the vision to become recognized as a global leader in sustainable leaf supply with a mission to source the best tobacco at the best cost. In Tanzania, our key operations are in Tabora & Morogoro regions respectively.
You can play a key part in securing a safe and prosperous future for JTI and yourself.
You will be joining the Leaf Production Department reporting to the Agronomy Technical Manager in Tabora.
This position is responsible for:
Assist in working out reforestation requirements and implementation of strategies on tobacco production demand through coordinating and monitoring TAP implementation, and farmers/Primary societies progress.
Working with Agronomy Technical Manager and LPT base in a professional manner controlling with fluidity all aspects related to agroforestry.
Planning and preparing all the required agroforestry inputs and ensure timely ordering and delivery thereof to the growers, oversee the distribution of the agroforestry inputs through the Leaf Production Technicians base to all JTILS contracted tobacco growers, assist with contracting, agroforestry input distribution, growing, seedling distribution and verification for all JTILS contracted tree seedling our growers and monitoring performance of LPT’s agroforestry work in the field within his allottee regions/areas.
Database creation of all JTILS contracted growers involved in agroforestry through highlighting GPS coordinates, survival rates, the performance of growers and numbers of tree seedlings planted, planning, coordinating and monitoring of distribution of all agroforestry related matters, reforestation support and reporting, reforestation training & evaluation and overseeing JTILS TAP Program by conducting field visits with LPT’s and LPS’s to advise and support both LPT and growers in forestry management processes within his allotted regions/areas.
Manage all JTILS tree seedling production in all JTILS and PS nurseries including, numbers, sowing, germination, rearing, logistical organization, distribution of seedlings and all casual labor matters relating to JTILS and PS tree seedling production grower base within his allotted regions/areas.
Understand the Health and Safety risks and follow all operational controls to prevent incidents, actively participate in health and Safety training programs, understand legal and JTI EHS requirements associated with their work and comply with all rules and demonstrate safe behavior and actively report ideas for improvement and report unsafe conditions.
Any other duties as directed by the Line Manager
University Diploma in Agriculture/ Forestry
Minimum of 4 years Work Experience
Fluency in English and Swahili (Spoken and Written)
Computer literacy including use of Microsoft Office products (Excel. PowerPoint, and Word)
Understanding of tobacco industry and its operations
The qualified candidates can send their detailed CV and cover letters to JTILS.email@example.com by 27th July 2018. Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted further.J2