Saturday, June 9, 2012

British American Tobacco (BAT) Vacancy : Leaf Instructors

British American Tobacco (BAT) is set to recruit for a Leaf Instructors. Our people are the key to maintaining our competitive advantage and ensuring sustainable growth. We employ the best talent and provide a great place to work, to grow and to develop.

We are recruiting to fill the position of Leaf Instructors.


Ref No:DO/NIG/NGN/LI/05-06-12
Location: Ogborro, Oyo state


Operational/Technical/Professional Results
Target crop volume purchased.
Target average yield per hectare achieved.
Agreed Best practices fully implemented.
Crop production target allocated to farmers to optimum productivity.
Hitch free Organisation & distribution of crop inputs with up to date records.

The jobholder has to achieve his crop production target through 90 small-scale independent rural farmers.
Liaise with Leaf admin supervisor and Leaf Growing Manager for crop funding and supply of crop inputs.
Liaise with Leaf Account Assistant on accounting records and all forms of returns.
Liaise with Leaf Admin Supervisor for staff matters.
Liaise with Leaf Admin Supervisor for delivery of crop inputs to farmers

Liaise with Commercial, Agricultural and Micro finance Banks in the area for payments to farmers.
Maintain effective presence and cordiality with community and opinion leaders to promote socially enabling environment for tobacco production with regular assistance from the Leaf Growing Manager.
Liaise with tractor contractors and operators for effective rendering of tractor services to farmers.
Maintain contact with organised tobacco companies to avoid unhealthy competition practices.
Skills and Knowledge

Possess at least ND/NCE in Agriculture.
Should be mature and physically agile.
Ability to observe, and diagnose agronomic problems on the crop and proffer workable solution to obtain optimal productivity.
Ability to recruit, supervise and control farmers for the achievement of production targets.
Ability to monitor tobacco quality, grading, baling and presentation at buying in accordance with agreed grade specification.
Ability to render accurate production estimates useable for effective management control of operations and planning.
Ability to monitor loans disbursement to and recovery from farmers for sustained production.
Ability to effectively understand, implement and “cascade” technical information and new concepts to farmers.
Past experience in tobacco production will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
19th June, 2012

How To Apply
Interested candidates should:Click here to apply online