British American Tobacco Area Leaf Manager Jobs in Kenya

British American Tobacco Area Leaf Manager Jobs in Kenya

British American Tobacco has an exciting opportunity for an Area Leaf Manager to join our team.

Our new colleague will be based in Western Kenya Region, Oyani Leaf Centre.

Key Account-abilities:

  • Timely prepare, obtain approval from the LOM (Leaf Operations Manager), implement and continuously monitor a crop action plan to produce the agreed quality, quantity and cost of tobacco leaf.
  • Timely evaluate and communicate to the LOM (K) progress on the approved action plan and leaf center objectives to enable timely, effective and efficient decision making.
  • Provide professional & technical coaching and assistance to the extension personnel and farmers to enable them grow high quality and quantity of tobacco at optimal returns
  • Continuously evaluate competitor activity and put in place counter measures to maintain competitive advantage.
  • Disseminate an appropriate company policy on growing Tobacco to farmers and the community for good corporate image
  • Implement, coach and ensure compliance by all direct and indirect reports on all company guidelines and policies (EH&S, Afforestation, procurement, Collective Bargaining Agreement, General standing instructions, fleet, IT & Accounting).
  • Timely plan, forecast & communicate materials & supplies (M&S) requirement for the leaf center.
  • Identify, evaluate & manage business risks within the leaf center environment implementing short- and
    long-term management measures while obtaining necessary approvals from LOM (K).
  • Effectively manage loans issued to farmers to ensure crop quality and quantity
    objectives are met while minimizing risk of loan defaulting
  • Timely prepare obtain approval from LOM (K), implement and continuously monitor the leaf center budget to ensure the achievement of cost objectives.
  • Maintain on-going basis good relations with all local stakeholders and community, Government departments and also business fraternity.
  • On a continuous basis manage leaf center employee’s welfare.

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • B. Sc in Agriculture, Agronomy or horticulture.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the field.
  • Practical Knowledge on leaf buying and Grading
  • Computer skills.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 22nd September 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; British American Tobacco Area Leaf Manager Jobs in Kenya

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