Vacancies in a Multinational Company in Kenya 2019
Job Employment Kenya: Vacancies in a Multinational Company in Kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Job Vacancy: Assistant
Farm Manager – Fruits and Vegetables



Our client in the export and import
of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire an Assistant Farm Manager with a
good understanding of the modern farming methods.
S/he will be tasked with implementing
strategies for maximum yield, organize farm administration, work machinery and
manage any associated businesses and staff.

Salary: 28k- 30k

Roles and Responsibilities
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Plan finances and production to
maintain farm progress against budget parameters
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undertake practical activities, such
as driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock or spraying fields
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Market the farm’s products and
Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
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Buy supplies, such as fertilizer and
seeds
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Arrange the maintenance and repair of
farm buildings, machinery and equipment
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Maintain and monitor the quality of
yield, whether livestock or crops
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Understand the implications of the
weather and make contingency plans
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Make sure products are ready for
deadlines, such as auctions and markets
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Ensure current government regulations
concerning farm activities are complied with
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Maintain a knowledge of pests and
diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them
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Apply health and safety standards
across the farm estate
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Protect the environment and
maintaining biodiversity
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Records information, such as
production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial
and operational reports.
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Analyzes soil to determine type and
quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
Skills and Qualifications
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Major in agriculture or relevant
course, diploma & above
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At least 2 years above experience in
farm management
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Familiar with the planting of French
beans, snow peas, etc.
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The location of farm is in Mbooni,
Mwea, Meru- can smoothly communicate with local farmers and even effectively
train them.
·        
Knowledge of food production and an
awareness of customer demand, food standards and sustainability
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Organizational and time-management
skills
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The ability to work under pressure
Applicants who meet the requirements
stated above should send their detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number
to the email address: jobs1@hcsafrica.com with Assistant Farm Manager-Fruits
and Vegetables on the Subject line.
Job Vacancy: Purchaser – Fruits and Vegetables
Our
client in the export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire a
Purchaser.
S/he
will look for the best combination of quality, price, payment terms and
delivery speed & negotiate contracts and policies with suppliers.
S/he
will also monitor deliveries to ensure compliance with contracts.
Roles and Responsibilities
·        
Develop purchasing strategies and
identify buying trends to keep the business profitable
·        
Conduct self-guided research to
become familiar with what products are available as well as their costs and
benefits
·        
Search available products to find the
best combination of quality, price, and delivery
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Negotiate policies and contracts with
various suppliers
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Manage deliveries to confirm
compliance with contracts
·        
Monitor stock levels and verify
purchase requisitions
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Identify damaged or defective goods
and work out an alternative solution with the supplier
·        
Keep detailed records and prepare and
submit necessary reports
·        
Maintain professional relationships
with all key suppliers
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Attend various conferences, supplier
plants, and vendor interviews to stay informed about changes and advancements
in the industry
Skills and Qualifications
·        
Major in agriculture or relevant
course, diploma and above
·        
At least 3-5 years’ experience in
veggies and avocados purchasing
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Good contact with veggies and
avocados farmers with coordination with the farm manager
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Ability to give priority to whom has
resource of fruits & veggies.
·        
Good physical condition and
hard-working.
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Extensive knowledge of products-
veggies and avocados
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Strong communication, negotiation,
and persuasion skills
·        
Analytical and mathematical
capabilities in order to compare prices and quantities and consider vendor
contract terms
·        
Ability to evaluate market conditions
and various suppliers
·        
Keen eye for detail
·        
Willingness to make quick and
thoughtful decisions on behalf of the business
·        
Effective relationship building
skills
Applicants
who meet the requirements stated above should send their detailed CVs with a
day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs@hcsafrica.com with
Purchaser – Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.
Job Vacancy: Quality Controller – Fruits and Vegetables
Our
client in the export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire a
Quality Controller.
S/he
will be Responsible for inspection on fruits & veggies to ensure that they
meet the quality requirements.
S/he
will implement and monitors procedures, standards and specifications aimed at
meeting a company’s food quality goals.
Roles and Responsibilities
·        
Contributes to development of
department mission, strategy, programs, and operating budget
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Collaborates with key internal
customers in order to provide effective and efficient support against project
objectives and timelines
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Review customer feedback and respond
to any complaints.
·        
Prepare reports on food quality
status to relay to owners and upper-level management and keep records of all
tests and inspections that have been conducted.
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Developing and reviewing existing
safety and quality policies,
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Inspecting the workplace for
compliance and identifying any areas of concern,
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Provides support for achieving
compliance to company requirements.
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Selects and manages third-party
auditing services to validate supplier compliance. Uses auditing data to
identify risks and opportunities for improvement for each supplier.
·        
Monitors effectiveness of ongoing
training program on in-store safe food handling and sanitation practices.
·        
Inspect the food products to ensure
they are safe and of a high quality before releasing them to the market.
·        
Use a checklist to confirm products
are packaged safely, and have expiration dates and instructions about storage
and use.
Skills and Qualifications
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Major in agriculture, food science or
closely related course , diploma and above
·        
At least 3-5 years above experience
in veggies and avocados quality control

·        
Previous experience in sensory and
quality evaluation of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables will be an added advantage
·        
Have cutting-edge analytical skills,
·        
The ability to identify problems in
products,
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A keen eye for details and consistent
study on quality-related issues.
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Familiar with include the Hazard
Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) management system
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Ability to work as part of a team
·        
Ability to assimilate new information
quickly and react positively to new and challenging opportunities
·        
Ability to operate effectively in a
fast-changing environment
·        
Familiarity with food regulations
Applicants
who meet the requirements stated above should send their detailed CVs with a
day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs@hcsafrica.com with
Quality Controller -Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.
Job Vacancy: Packaging Officer – Fruits and Vegetables
Our
client in the export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire a
packaging officer.
S/he
will be tasked with analyzing and determining all standards for packaging lines
and ensure compliance to all schedule for processes and develop and maintain
all packing orders effectively.
Roles and responsibilities
·        
Monitor and recommend improvements in
processes to increase efficiency of packaging department and monitor inventory
for warehouse and maintain records of all physical transactions and prepare
documents for same.
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Maintain and ensure compliance to
packaging schedule and assign specific tasks to all employees and monitor all
packing equipment’s and supplies.
·        
Coordinate with quality and warehouse
departments to monitor everyday activities of units and ensure efficient
working of both manufacturing and packaging department and ensure continuous
improvement in same.
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Manage all work according to packing
schedule and maintain an inventory of materials and completion of all projects
with required timeframe.
·        
Develop team environment in
department and resolve all packing issues in coordination with quality
department.
·        
Develop and maintain professional
relationships with all external vendors and contractors and improve efficiency
process through incorporation of new technology.
·        
Implements quality control check to
ensure the packaging meets environment, health, and safety regulations
·        
Responsible for stacking and piling
goods into their correct containers and preparing them for shipment using
various equipment.
·        
Provides staff with directions on
materials and equipment for each package.
·        
Review packing lists as well as mark
and label containers
Skills and Qualifications
·        
Major in agriculture or relevant
course, diploma above
·        
At least 3 years’ experience in
veggies/fruits packing
·        
Familiar with veggies and avocados
packing process will be an added advantage
·        
Can be well acquainted with the
demands from each different markets
Europemiddle east
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Responsible for the total workshop
management, secure each customer`s order.
·        
The ability to work well with others
·        
Physical skills like movement, coordination,
dexterity and grace
·        
Should be able to carry out basic
tasks on a computer or hand-held device
Applicants
who meet the requirements stated above should send their detailed CVs with a
day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs@hcsafrica.com with
Packaging Officer – Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.
Our
client in the export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire a
competent candidate to fill the post of an Accountant.
S/he
will be responsible for the administration of management accounts,
organizational budgeting and the administration of accounting processes.
Roles and Responsibilities
·        
Preparation of budgets and forecasts
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Preparation of tax computations and
statutory returns
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Assist with analysis of monthly
financial reports and report on variances
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Ensuring prompt payment to and from
suppliers
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Stock reconciliation for farm produce
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Managing payroll, statutory
deductions, and tax returns
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Responsible for calculating cost
pricing of work in progress stock items
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Assist management in budgeting, cash
flow forecasts and financial reporting
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Maintain general ledger
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Conduct month end and year end close
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Preparation of monthly and year end
general ledger reconciliations
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Maintains and updates fixed asset
register
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Cash flow management
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Manage book keeping and financial
systems
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Maintain general ledger
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Analyze and interpret monthly
operating or project performance against budget
Skills and Qualifications
·        
A diploma in agricultural
business/accounting/finance
·        
CPA (Part 2)
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At least 2 years’ accounting
experience , familiar with agri-business,
·        
Reliablehonest and responsible, hard-working.
·        
Ability to work with accounting
software
·        
Excellent working experience with Ms.
Excel
Applicants
who meet the requirements stated above should send their detailed CVs with a
day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs1@hcsafrica.com with Farm
Accountant on the Subject line.

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