News - Masmec Limited

2017 CALENDAR |
Go to content

Main menu:

News & Articles
Our client, based in Ol Kalou Division of Nyandarua County, has vacancies for the following positions.
Horticulture Supervisor
  • Reporting to the Farm Manager, the Supervisor will be responsible for:
  • Maintaining high standard of vegetable crop management, crop hygiene and crop husbandry to ensure high quality standards and optimum production both in the green houses and open field.
  • Ensuring proper scouting of pests and diseases is done and promptly reporting any incidents and taking preventive action.
  • Timely submission of vegetable production reports as per set deadlines.
  • Ensuring proper Safety, Health and Environmental issues are put into consideration in accordance with the Industry standards and company policy.
  • Ensuring that budgeted yearly vegetable production per square meter is achieved.
  • Managing Training, developing and motivating staff.
Qualifications & Competence:
  • Degree or Higher Diploma in either Horticulture, Agronomy or Agriculture from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum two years’ experience working in a similar or senior supervisory position.
  • Good communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.
  • Good understanding of vegetables’ production and crop husbandly practices within green house setup and open field irrigation.
  • Experience with Green House vegetable production technologies including pressure compensated and / or non-pressure compensated drip irrigation systems.
  • Knowledge in Integrated vegetable Pest Management and fertilizer application      practices.
  • Team player with proven supervisory and people management skills and one who is able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Possession of a clean valid driving licence will be an added advantage.

Horticulture Farm Assistant
Reporting to the Supervisor the farm assistant will be responsible for:
  • Maintaining high standard of vegetable crop management, crop hygiene and crop husbandry to ensure high quality standards and optimum production.
  • Implementing proper scouting of vegetable pests and diseases and promptly reporting any incidents to supervisor and taking action as necessary.
  • Overseeing and implementing the vegetables planting and harvesting programs.
  • Ensure proper and up to date record keeping of farm stocks and equipment.
  • Coordinate the delivery of vegetable produce from the farms to the grading shed, packaging and transport to clients.
  • Ensuring proper Safety, Health and Environmental issues are put into consideration in accordance with the Industry Standards and company policy.
  • Ensure proper equipment maintenance.
Desired Qualifications/Competence:
  • Diploma or Certificate in Horticulture, Agronomy or Agriculture from a recognized Institution.
  • .Minimum 1 year work experience in horticulture within green house setup.
  • Self-motivated and can work long hours with minimum supervision.
  • Training in Integrated Pest Management and safe use of pesticides an added advantage.
  • Good communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.
  • Good understanding of production and crop husbandly practices within green house setup.
  • Experience with Green House production technologies including drip irrigation.
Interested applicants should send their applications including CV, copies of certificates, passport size colour photograph and an indication of their expected salary, quoting the reference: Farm Supervisor / Assistant/170420 before close on business on 5th May 2017, to recruitment@masmecltd.com
COPYRIGHT 2017. MASMEC LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
info@masmecltd.com
Simco Plaza, Lusaka Rd,
4th Floor Suite 401
Nairobi, Kenya
0737121808 / 0715050005
Back to content | Back to main menu