Experience 3 Years
Qualifications Degree Bachelor
Kilombero Sugar Company, the largest producer of sugar in the country, operating cohesively with Extra Neutral Alcohol Distillery (IDTL), is looking for qualified and experienced Extension Manager – Growers, who will be responsible for Agricultural extension services to growers. He /She will be directly working with farmers with the primary role of assisting and supporting farmers or farmers’ groups to make better decisions to increase agriculture production. He/she will be required to often provide consultation with farmers and give talks, guidance and actual demonstration on the latest technologies related to agriculture and on how they can take advantage of such technologies. Support the Growers to sustain their cane delivery operations and oversee that cane supply function in compliance with the cane supply agreement.
THE ROLE REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Managerial, leadership, interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, Planning and project management, Persuasive abilities, writing reports, knowledge of farming and the environment, Technology transfer, Advisor and Facilitator.
• BSc. in Agriculture.
• Agriculture extension or equivalent managerial profession qualification.
• Computer literacy.
• Burning desire to succeed in a high performance environment and ready to work long hours.
• Sound mental and physical health.
• Working experience in similar position will be of an advantage.