Field Officer (Business Development)

Mar. 03, 2023
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill in the position of Field Officer (Grade 11) that has arisen in our organization on a 1-year fixed term employment contract basis. The successful candidate will be based in Mashonaland West.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning, coordinating, and leading horticultural production activities.
  • Ensure adequate inputs are securely stocked and effectively managed i.e., seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, fuel and other supplies.
  • Ensure inputs stock drawdowns are properly recorded and monitored.
  • Update project stakeholders on key field operation activities.
  • Implement and monitor day-to-day activities in liaison with project stakeholders i.e., implementing plans and schedules for planting, crop management, harvesting and crop marketing.
  • Develop a protocol/handbook on the production of export horticultural crops.
  • Keep proper financial records for reporting and audit purposes.
  • Assist in overseeing all operations and asset use, maintenance, and safekeeping.
  • Produce weekly. and monthly activity reports.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A diploma in Agriculture, Crop Science or Horticulture.
  • Prior experience in farm management and horticulture is an added advantage.
  • 2-3 years relevant working experience.
  • A clean class 3 driver's licence is a must.
  • Organisational Awareness.
  • ConceptualThinking.
  • Information Seeking.
  • Interpersonal relationships.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit an application letter, certified copies of qualifications and a detailed CV addressed to: hr@timb.co.zw, clearly indicating in block letters the position in the subject line, that is, "FIELD OFFICER

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 03 March 2023

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The Tobacco Industry & Marketing Board (TIMB) is a Zimbabwean regulatory and advisory statutory board whose functions include controlling and regulating the growing, marketing and exporting of tobacco in Zimbabwe. In 1936, through the Tobacco Marketing and Levy Act, the Tobacco Marketing Board was formed resulting in the selling of tobacco through the Auction Floors and, later, Contract floors (from 2004). The Tobacco Marketing and Levy (Amendment) Act of 1997 saw the Tobacco Marketing Board being renamed to the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board. The Board caters for the interests of all classes of different types of tobacco growers, buyers and other stakeholders.

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