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Twiga is a B2B e-commerce company that builds fair and reliable markets for agricultural producers, food manufacturers and retailers based on transparency and efficiency. Our mission is to provide affordable access to high quality food and grocery across African cities.

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Twiga gets new CEO for East Africa region

Job vacancy as an agricultural field officer

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Our ambition is to modernize Africa’s urban informal retail by using technology, to aggregate demand and help create an efficient supply chain that makes food and grocery more affordable.

Block Managers – Tomatoes and Onions Vacancy

Twiga Foods is looking for suitable candidates to fill the position of a Block Manager – Tomatoes and Onions. The role holder will be accountable the production of a crop in specific block in a pivot. A pivot is divided into 4 blocks. A Block Manager is assigned a single or multiple blocks under a pivot.

Key Responsibilities

Production of year round, high quality fresh Tomatoes/ onions in line with Twiga Foods Limited product demand planning Training and development of the Tomato team for

From land preparation and planting, through the crop production process to harvest up to packhouse level. Implementation of the advice given from the Agronomy team for irrigation/nutrition/crop protection.

A key focus on harvest team management and personnel management of up to 250 harvesters for tomatoes and additional support staff daily. Onion harvesting is mechanised as per the attached video.

Yearly and seasonal crop production planning, in line with Twiga Foods demand planning and quality specifications with a current planting program of 6 ha of Tomatoes every week. All grown under centre pivot irrigation

continual professional improvement Retaining good staff working relations and a high standard of Health and Safety.

Minimum Qualifications And Experience

A key focus on harvest team management and personnel management of up to 250 harvesters for tomatoes and additional support staff daily. Onion harvesting is mechanised as per the attached video.

Yearly and seasonal crop production planning, in line with Twiga Foods demand planning and quality specifications with a current planting program of 6 ha of Tomatoes every week. All grown under centre pivot irrigation Training and development of the Tomato team for continual professional improvement Retaining good staff working relations and a high standard of Health and Safety.

Minimum Qualifications And Experience

A bachelor’s degree from a recognized accredited university in Agriculture/horticulture or associated disciplines. BASIS & FACTS qualifications an advantage. A valid Kenya driving licence.

A minimum of 7 years direct accountability for production of crops on an acreage of 25 – 50ha, within the fresh produce industry with relevant experience in Kenya.

Disclaimer

Twiga is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We champion equal treatment of all applicants. We care deeply about making Twiga a place where everyone can learn, grow, and have an impact. Twiga does not charge its applicants any fees whatsoever and has not authorized any agent to levy any fees on its behalf. If anyone requests you to make any payment with respect to this application, please report the incident to info@twiga.com or to our hotline on +254 (0) 709 258 000.

 

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