MIT Development Programme Opportunity
Open Position: Manager in Training (1 position)
Office Location: Kilombero, Morogoro
Reports To: Agronomist – Operations
Date of advert: 20th April 2022
Background – visit us at https://www.illovosugarafrica.com/About-Us/Tanzania
Kilombero Sugar Company Limited (KSCL), the largest producer of sugar in the country operating cohesively with Illovo Distillers Tanzania Limited (IDTL) and a member of Illovo Sugar Africa Limited (Africa’s largest sugar producer). The Company now invites applicants who are self-motivated, honest, hardworking and committed individuals to fill above mentioned position at Kilombero.
We are looking for a young, dynamic and result-oriented person to fill the position of Manager in Training (MIT) in the Company’s Agronomy Section. The successful candidate will be developed through a special in-house training programme that has been specifically developed to equip trainees with the relevant and necessary agricultural competencies, functional expertise and management skills. Upon successful completion of the training programme and good performance, candidates may stand a chance to be engaged with the Company on a permanent basis.
The MIT Development Programme is a structured development tool that guides the MIT’s learning pathway as they journey from graduate to manager. This programme is intended to;
Introduce MIT’s to the Sugar Industry and KSCLProvide MIT’s with all the technical, leadership and business exposure required to be a manager in their field of expertise in KSCL once they exit the programme. The programme has a ‘technical’ section that builds the competencies required in KSCL in the MIT’s field of expertise e.g. Engineering, Agriculture, CommercialPrepare participants for appointment to a permanent position on successful completion of the programmeExit the candidate as a competent leader with a solid practical grounding, able to make a significant contribution to achieving company objectives and taking the company successfully into the future.
To support the transition of the MIT from a learning institution to the world of workConnect the MIT to other people in the businessDevelop technical proficiency, business acumen and leadership skillsMeasure individual progress against identified and articulated outcomesProvide guided learning where outcomes are known, and learning methods allow flexibility within a structured learning frameworkProvide developmental reviews intended to close gaps where identifiedEncourage continuous improvement, thus allowing for a feedback loop of fresh, innovative thinking back into the business
BSc in Agronomy, General Agriculture or equivalent from a recognized institutionBasic computer literacyEffective communication skills both in English and Swahili languageLeadership skillsOrganization skillCreative and innovativeTeam playerOverall desire to learn and adapt to new concepts
Terms of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on a fixed term contract as per the duration of the programme.
All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please click here to apply for the position before 04th May 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.