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22 Jun 2020

Plantation Manager (Foresters)– Two posts

Job Description

Job Summary
KVTC is currently recruiting candidates to fill the four vacant positions in our Forest Department. Below please find a detailed job advert

Job Description
The Kilombero Valley Teak Company Ltd. (KVTC) is a forestry company located in the Kilombero and Ulanga Districts of the Morogoro Region. The Company manages teak plantations and natural woodlands and processes timber in a factory located at Mavimba in the Ulanga District.

KVTC Currently has Four (4) vacancies for Foresters with between 3-8 years of experience:

KVTC’s estates are divided into 5 working units and each working unit has a plantation manager assigned to manage the day to day operations in the unit.

Responsibilities include:

1. Contractor Management
2. Inspection of Forestry Standards
3. Road Maintenance
4. Natural Woodland Protection
5. Management of forest fires (protection)
6. Handling paperwork and keeping administrative records
7. Training/instructing and supervising farm workers
8. Making sure that work progresses satisfactorily
9. Ensure compliance with Government regulations and Health and safety standards
10. Keeping an up-to- date knowledge of pests and diseases

Plantation managers are required to work independently, and the vast majority of their time is spent in the field. Note that this is not a desk or office function.

How to Apply

If you meet the requirements of the position above, please submit your application letter and a copy of your updated CV to Address to: HR & Administration Manager Kilombero Valley Teak Company P.o. Box 655, Ifakara. NB: Only short-listed applicants will be invited for interviews. Deadline for submission is 26th of June 2020.

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