British American Tobacco: Leaf Instructor

Posted on :

25 Jan, 2012

Category :

Vacancies in Nigeria

British American Tobacco Nigeria, a fully owned subsidiary of the British American Tobacco Group is a leading producer of tobacco products in Nigeria.

BAT Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position of

Job Title: Leaf Instructor
Reference Number: MA/NIG/NGN/LI/23-01-12
Location: Iseyin, Oyo State
Remuneration: TBA
Reports to: Crop Manager
Requisition Number: 1
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Ensure target crop volume is purchased.
  • Ensure target average yield per hectare is achieved.
  • Ensure agreed best practices are fully implemented.
  • Ensure crop production target allocated to farmers are utilitized to optimum productivity.
  • Ensure an hitch free Organisation & distribution of crop input with up to date records.
  • Ensure the required number of farmers are recruited.
  • Ensure Farmers are well organised to deliver target crop volume.
  • Ensure Farmers’ loans are kept within Category limits.
  • Ensure Full recovery of applicable farmers’ loans.
  • Maintain a good relationship with peers and farmers resulting in enhanced productivity.
  • Maintain a good relationship with other stakeholders in the community for sustained tobacco production.
  • Be Open to and accept new ways of doing things.
  • Ensure full implementation of alternative to wood fuel experiment and other initiatives.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Possess at least a minimum of OND/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 Deadline
31st January, 2012

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

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