Open Position: Manager in Training (1 position)
MIT Development Programme Opportunity
Office Location: Kilombero, Morogoro
Reports To: Agricultural Optimization Manager
Date of advert: 27th December 2022
Kilombero Sugar Company Limited (KSCL), the largest producer of sugar in the country operating cohesively with Illovo Distillers Tanzania Limited (IDTL) and a member of Illovo Sugar Africa Limited (Africa’s largest sugar producer). The Company now invites applicants who are self-motivated, honest, hardworking and committed individuals to fill above mentioned position at Kilombero.
Background – visit us at https://www.illovosugarafrica.com/About-Us/Tanzania
We are looking for a young, dynamic and result-oriented person to fill the position of Manager in Training (MIT) in the Company’s Estate Agriculture Department. The successful candidate will be developed through a special in-house training programme that has been specifically developed to equip trainees with the relevant and necessary agricultural competencies, functional expertise and management skills. Upon successful completion of the training programme and good performance, candidates may stand a chance to be engaged with the Company on a permanent basis.
The MIT Development Programme is a structured development tool that guides the MIT’s learning pathway as they journey from graduate to manager.
This programme is intended to:
Introduce MITs to the Sugar Industry and KSCL
Provide MITs with all the technical, leadership and business exposure required to be a manager in their field of expertise in KSCL once they exit the programme.
The programme has a ‘technical’ section that builds the competencies required in KSCL in the MIT’s field of expertise e.g., Engineering, Agriculture, Commercial
Prepare participants for appointment to a permanent position on successful completion of the programme
Exit the candidate as a competent leader with a solid practical grounding, able to make a significant contribution to achieving company objectives and taking the company successfully into the future.
To support the transition of the MIT from a learning institution to the world of work • Connect the MIT to other people in the business
Develop technical proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills
Measure individual progress against identified and articulated outcomes
Provide guided learning where outcomes are known, and learning methods allow flexibility within a structured learning framework
Provide developmental reviews intended to close gaps were identified
Encourage continuous improvement, thus allowing for a feedback loop of fresh, innovative thinking back into the business
Bachelor of Science in the Agricultural Field, with emphasis on Geographic, Environmental and GIS disciplines.
Experience of geo-referenced information management systems for sugarcane will be an added advantage.
Good business acumen and agricultural expertise, with ability to anticipate, interpret and respond to changes impacting on functional area
Working knowledge of cartography and relevant tools and software
Strong agriculture data analysis skills
Overall desire to learn and adapt to new concepts
Other Skills Considered:
Google Earth Pro
HEC-RAS & HEC-GEO-RAS
Terms of Service:
The successful candidate will be engaged on a fixed term contract as per the duration of the programme.
All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please click here to apply for the position before 09th January 2023.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.