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KISCOL Kenya – 8 Vacant Post



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Posted: Jun 23, 2013

KISCOL Agronomists, Technical Support, Irrigation Mgr, Quantity Surveyor, Engineering, Project Planner, and Technician Jobs in Kwale, Kenya

Located in the South Coast of Kenya between Kwale and Ramisi, Kwale International Sugar Company Limited (KISCOL) is in the process of establishing a green field sugar cane estate of 5,000 acres as well as a processing complex with a capacity of 3,000TCD.

KISCOL, Our vision is to achieve world class standards by applying modern best practices such as drip irrigation on our sugar cane estate and cane processing plant (with residues being used in the co-generation and distillery plants). 

KISCOL intends to integrate sound environment guidelines as well as community values as part of its management policy.In addition, KISCOL aims at benchmarking itself with the best as a socially good employer, caring for its workers and being sensitive to the welfare of the many farmers supplying their produce to the factory.

KISCOL’s challenge is to uplift the economic status of the communities in the South Coast and improve the livelihood of nearly 2000 families directly involved in running the estate and factories and supply of cane to the complex.In line with this vision, Kwale International Sugar Company Limited (KISCOL) hereby invites applications from qualified and experienced individuals for the following positions:

Agronomist


Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree ¡n an agriculture related field
  • Minimum of two years experience in a plantation of over 1000 ha; specializing in drip irrigation
  • A proven team player with the ability to relate well across all levels and within different cultural backgrounds
  • Computer literacy; training in Basis will be an added advantage
  • Valid driving licence
Duties and Responsibilities
  • In collaboration with the Agriculture and Irrigation managers, oversee, organize, coordinate and control daily activities of the cane plantation
  • Provide technical and management aspects of cane plantation production
  • Monitor the proper implementation of agronomic standards and agrochemicals
  • Develop systems, guidelines and standards of cane production
Assistant Agronomist

Qualifications and experience
  • Degree or diploma in agriculture related field
  • Minimum of two years experience in a cane plantation of over 1 000 ha; specializing in drip irrigation
  • A proven team player with the ability to relate well across all levels and within different cultural backgrounds
  • Computer literacy; training in Basis will be an added advantage
  • Valid driving licence
Duties and responsibilities
  • In collaboration with the Agriculture and Irrigation managers, oversee organize, coordinate and control daily activities of the cane plantation
  • Assist in provision of technical and management aspects of cane production
  • Assist in monitoring and proper implementation of agronomic standards and agrochemicals
  • Develop systems, guidelines and standards of cane production
Agricultural Operations Technical Support Coordinator

Accountable to:
 Agricultural Technical Support Team Senior Coordinator
Qualifications and experience:
  • Education: B.Sc/M Sc. in Agronomy/Irrigation/Agricultural Mechanization/ Agricultural Engineering/Crop Production
  • Experience & Skill: 8/1 0 years for BSc./M.Sc., respectively, but out of which half of the service year should be on sugarcane production.
  • Having practical knowledge on managing sugarcane estates or irrigation training and management are added advantages
  • Computer literate/skill
  • Good communication skills
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plans, organizes and directs the overall activities of the technical support for nucleus estate agricultural operations;
  • Establishes monitoring and evaluation systems and undertakes follow-up of the nucleus estate;
  • Develops performance measurement indexes for agricultural operations and evaluates accordingly;
  • Reviews and analyzes operational data and/or information;
  • Develops and implements systems on agricultural input and machinery use as well as standards;
  • Undertakes skill gap identification (training need assessment); and
  • Prepares technical and periodic performance reports.
Duty Station: Nairobi with frequent estate visits
Irrigation Manager

Qualifications and experience
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or Agricultural related field.
  • Certifications in irrigation management systems.
  • Ten years experience in cash crop production with at least two years experience ¡n Drip irrigation.
  • Have excellent management skills.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plans and directs construction, maintenance, and operation of irrigation systems. Study the capacity of present facilities, agricultural requirements, crop trends, and projected future water needs aligning it with the company policy.
  • Assesses designs, and oversees construction of irrigation projects distributing water to agricultural lands.
  • Design irrigation systems, knowledgeable in crop water requirement, conversant with workings of boreholes.
  • Monitors irrigation system and coordinates maintenance, Inspects field operations, distribution of water within divisions and reviews periodic reports from subordinates to determine projects progress.
  • Plans and designs irrigation fixtures including installation of fixtures as per requirements and specifications.
  • Research on problems of soil drainage and conservation.
Quantity Surveyor

Qualifications and experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.
  • Higher National Diploma in Building Economics or Quantity survey
  • Eight years experience in the construction sector with at least three (3) years as a Quantity Surveyor.
  • Proficiency in Ms. Project, Ms. Excel and any other QS software
  • Excellent planning and analytical skills
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Set up and integrate monitoring systems for budget control.
  • Cost planning and commercial management during the entire life cycle of the project from inception to completion
  • Risk Management
  • Commercial and legal contract Administration
Water Engineer
Qualifications and experience
  • Degree in Civil engineering.
  • Excellent social, analytical and management skills
  • Be a team player
  • Five years experience with water relay and conveyance systems
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Interpretation of design drawings and specifications, calculations
  • Prepare schedules for inspection and maintenance of dams, pipelines and pump stations systems.
  • Performs engineering design and scientific calculations, performs design work, preliminary analysis, and layout under the supervision of project managers.
  • Performs field investigations, inspections and design analysis for storm water, potable water, or waste water projects.
  • Managing and maintaining water and sewerage infrastructure operations
Project Planner

Qualifications and experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management.
  • Proficiency in MS Project and MS Excel in planning.
  • Proficiency in project design skills e.g. Auto CAD and ARCHICAD
  • Two years experience in construction management and planning
  • Have excellent management skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation and interpretation of construction schedules
  • In liaison with management, conduct project planning analysis.
  • Ensure proper tabulation and maintenance of all essential documentation that applies to the milestones of the project.
  • Gather and review data concerning facility modifications and regulatory requirements
  • Prepare technical statements of work for construction projects, facility modifications, improvements, and service and maintenance contracts.
Water Technician

Qualifications and experience
  • Higher National Diploma in Grounds Water Technology or Water Engineering.
  • Two years experience in ground water technology
  • Experience in water relay systems design and drilling operations.
  • Excellent planning, reporting and analytical skills
  • Knowledge in design of water projects is an added advantage with regards to irrigation
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervision of field projects . Installation and overhauling of water and sewer lines
  • Install and repair valves
  • Operate specialized equipment
Mechanical Engineer

Qualifications and experience
  • Bachelor’s degree ¡n Mechanical Engineering
  • Five years experience in a similar position
  • Two years experience in the sugar industry will be an added advantage.
  • Registration with ERB as Graduate or Registered Engineer and membership with IEK shall be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications and AUTOCAD and other design software;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Research, design, evaluate, install, operate, and maintain mechanical products, equipment, systems and processes to meet requirements, applying knowledge of engineering principles.
  • Maintenance and servicing of boilers, water treatment tanks, turbines etc.
  • Investigate equipment failures and difficulties to diagnose faulty operations and make recommendations
  • Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications.
Civil Engineer

Qualifications and experience
  • BSc Civil Engineering.
  • Registration with ERB as a graduate or Registered Engineer and membership with IEK shall be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in Office and CAD computer applications
  • Other structural analysis and design software will be an added advantage
  • 5 years experience in a similar position with at least two years experience in the sugar industry.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Analyze construction designs to ensure efficient design parameters.
  • Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
  • Direct construction, operations, and maintenance activities at project site.
  • Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations and establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction.
Electrical Engineer

Qualifications and experience
  • BSc. degree ¡n Electrical and Electronics engineering, or equivalent field.
  • 5 years experience with two years background in the sugar industry is an added advantage.
  • Diploma in electrical engineering – power option, EIT Ill or EET Ill
  • Have practical knowledge in Electronic Systems, Electronics Troubleshooting, Electronic Testing Design, Project Management, Quality Focus, Analyzing Information, excellent diagnostic skills and Innovation
  • Registration with Kenya Engineers Registration Board.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Maintaining, installing, monitoring and upgrading electronic systems and equipment to attain efficiency, reliability and optimal performance.
  • Ensure training of machine operators and electrical staff
  • Set and communicate safety standards relating to electronic systems, equipment and enforce compliance with the Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Oversee electrical repairs of plant and other office facilities
  • Coordinate repairing of malfunctioned machinery and equipment
Qualified individuals are invited to send their application along with detailed CV to [email protected] so as to be received on or before 6th July, 2013
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