Horticultural supervisor/expert

Egerton Investment Company

Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Egerton Investment Company is an equal opportunity employer involved in Hospitality and Agribusiness. The company manages a 2 Star 90 rooms Hotel with conference facilities, Lord Egerton Caste and Resort with grounds for Team building, Weddings and Excursions. The Company also manages a mixed farm that spans over 2700 acres. The company is looking for self motivated and experienced personnel to fill the following positions. This will be a 3 years’ contract renewable based on performance. The persons will however be subject to a three months’ probation period before being confirmed

3. Horticultural Supervisor/Expert

Essential Duties The essential duties are to innovatively plan and take care of horticultural section, particularly ensuring efficient and optimal production levels throughout the year. Additional duties involve supervising task staff in the section, maintaining records such as inventory; rolling out horticultural activities, soil health including fertilizer application, pests and diseases management, water management including irrigation systems and diversification in Horticulture section.

Qualifications

A degree in Horticulture from a recognised University, with a minimum of 2 years proven successful experience in managing a medium to large scale horticulture enterprise with greenhouse and outdoor horticultural activities.

Key skills

• Initiative

• Flexibility

• Good communication

• Analytical skills

• Commercial awareness

• IT skills

• The ability to apply technical knowledge of the environment and legislation/public policy matters in a practical environment

• Teamwork and leadership

Interested candidates should send their applications with updated CVs indicating your current remuneration, 10 copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, names and telephone contacts of three referees to:

Human Resources Officer; Egerton Investment Company: Email: euic@egerton.ac.ke. Hard copies can be delivered to the Managing Director’s Secretary at Egerton University Investment Company, ARC Hotel between Monday-Saturday as per the below address on or before December 20th 2018.

The Managing Director,

Egerton University Investment Company,

P.O. Box 536 – 20115,

Egerton.

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