Saturday, 21 April 2012

Unilever Tea Kericho Jobs in Kenya

Unilever Tea Kenya Limited is a large scale Tea Producer with plantations in Kericho, Rift-Valley Province and Limuru, Central Province.

The Company’s principle areas of operations are tea growing and processing and sustainable fuel wood production.

We are committed to sustainable agricultural practices and environmental care and we were the first Tea Company in the world to be Rainforest Alliance Certified in 2007.

Working to create a better future every day, we help people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them and good for others.

We are seeking to recruit highly motivated and qualified individuals to fill a number of openings which have fallen vacant:

Team Leader Tea Plucking / Harvesting
Reporting to the Divisional Manager/Divisional Assistant/Field Assistant, the incumbent will be fully responsible and accountable for ensuring that plucking/harvesting of tea is done to the required agronomic standards as defined in the organization’s Agricultural manual.

Main Accountabilities

  • Carry out supervision of all hand plucking/mechanical harvesting operations in the field.
  • Ensure raw material quality as per Unilever raw material/tea quality specifications.
  • Ensure that the area under supervision is plucked or harvested to highest agronomic standards & productivity improvement.
  • Ensure principles & practices of plucking/harvesting operations are deeply entrenched in the plucking/harvesting team.
  • Support field management to ensure that the financial expenditure is in line with the budget.
  • Support implementation of company welfare & social programs in area under control.
  • Ensure compliance to the company Safety, Health and Environment and other policies.
  • Other responsibilities as described in the role profile

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum Diploma in Agriculture, Horticulture, Agricultural Education & Extension, Agricultural Engineering, HR, Business Management or any other related field.
  • KCSE C plain
  • Relevant experience will be an added advantage.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Canter Lorry Green Leaf Transport Driver

  • Reporting to the Estate Manager, the incumbent will be fully responsible and accountable for the following;
  • Ensuring that the tea is transported from the estate to the assigned factories in a fresh state.
  • Transporting other company goods as per the estate manager’s instructions
  • Responding to any emergency situation as directed by estate management
  • Ensuring that the vehicle he/she is driving is in good serviceable condition as per the Company policies
  • Ensuring the vehicle he/she is driving is in a good serviceable condition.
  • Carrying out pre-driving checks/inspections
  • Ensuring compliance with Unilever Safe Travel policies
  • Accounting for fuel usage for the vehicle
  • Initiating requisitions for vehicle repairs/maintenance
  • Other responsibilities as described in the role profile.
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Clean valid driving License.
  • Certificate of good conduct.
  • Experience of driving canter Lorries.
  • Kenya National Youth Service driving training will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to read, write & communicate in both English & Swahili is desirable.

To apply send your cover letter together with a detailed CV to;

HR Service Delivery Specialist
Unilever Tea Kericho
P O BOX 20-20200

Closing date: 3rd May 2012.

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