Komaza Harvest Foreman Jobs in Kenya

Komaza Harvest Foreman Jobs in Kenya

About This Role

  • As the Harvest Foreman, you are primarily responsible for executing and managing our harvesting plans with our field-based teams.

  • Harvesting is the final piece of the field-based forestry value chain, and requires close coordination with internal and external stakeholders including multiple harvesting teams, transportation providers, the Finance department, and the Processing & Sales teams.

  • As we scale our operations geographically, you will inform continuous design improvements to Harvest’s intricate operational, planning and organisational systems.

  • Due to the travel restrictions currently in place due to Covid19, the role is only open to candidates located in Kilifi, Kwale or Malindi. .

    What You Will Do

    • Execute harvesting plans by coordinating and managing the field teams to ensure efficient harvest operations.

    • Ensure proper time management, planning and coordination of team transport to and from the field prior to harvest day and escalate any challenge to the supervisor on time.

    • Liaise and coordinate with truck owners regarding hauling of logs to CCA site at the right time.

    • Be the primary liaison between Harvest field teams and the Harvest Operations Coordinator to ensure open channels of communication for efficient and effective work planning.

    • Implement and ensure safety regulations are fully adhered to by having all team members and visitors put on safety gears on site.

    • Track equipment inventory to ensure all tools and resources are effectively being used and proper maintenance is

    • Liaise with the Harvest Admin and Government Relations department to ensure adherence of regulations and compliance processes e.g. CESS payments

    • Maintain a good relationship with our farmers to ensure they follow all processes and procedures for during the harvesting stage.

    • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

    You’re Also

    • Fluency in English and Kiswahili, Giriama is an added advantage

    • Good organisational, critical thinking, and communications skills

    • A collaborative problem solver who seeks the opinions of other teammates and departments in the development of creative and sustainable systems

    • Self-started and driven for results

    What You Have

    • Diploma is an added advantage or having a KCSE Certificate minimum

    • At least 2 years of field-based experience in harvesting, forestry or agroforestry

    • Proficiency in basic computer skills and MS Suite (Word & Excel)

    • Experience in training field-based teams is an added advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Komaza Harvest Foreman Jobs in Kenya

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