Thursday, July 21, 2016

Clinton Development Initiative (CDI),Tractor Driver Jobs in Rwanda

The Clinton Development Background:
The Clinton Development Initiative (CDI) develops and operates agribusiness projects that empower smallholder farmers to increase their economic potential. In Malawi, Tanzania, and Rwanda, CDI integrates commercial farms and other agribusinesses with smallholder outreach to increase smallholder farmers’ access to local markets and enable them to participa
te equitably in those markets. CDI’s mode puts farmers first by increasing their access to knowledge, inputs, services, and markets to improve their crop yields and increase and diversify their incomes. CDI works in close collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, social investors, and farmer organizations.
Title: Tractor Driver (2)
Location: Matimba
Position Description:
The purpose of this position is to drive Tractors as assigned by the Workshop Supervisor & Farm Mechanic and maintain the allocated vehicle on a daily basis. The Tractor driver’s paramount responsibility is the safety and efficiency of the tractors and other farm equipment, as well as to carry out his duties in an accurate, timeouts manner under the supervision of the Workshop Supervisor & Farm Mechanic to ensure that tractors and farm equipment are in road-worthy conditions all the time.
Key essential functions of the position shall include the following:
  • Carrying out all farm land and crop preparation, chemical spraying, fertilizer application and harvesting in accordance with Mechanic and Crops Supervisor  instructions;
  • Ensure safety of goods in transit and passengers, insisting that only authorized passengers travel on the tractor and trailed equipment
  • Driving his/her allocated tractor on the farms and roads between the farms, in respect of the law and traffic rules, professionalism and respect for pedestrians and other road users;
  • Transporting crops and inputs from the warehouse to and from the field as instructed by Crops Supervisor and Farm Clerk;
  • Recording all trips in Tractor log book.
  • Maintaining and safe operation of Tractors and trailed Equipment
  • Mechanical repairs on tractors and any other farm equipment in consultation with the  workshop supervisor/mechanic;
Required Expertise & Experience:
  • Minimum: High School diploma, with clean driver’s license for motor vehicles, tractors and motorbike
  • Minimum Required Experience: 5 years in a similar position, with minimum 3 years working in a farm setting.
  • Mechanical Skills; able to do maintenance  of tractors and vehicle
  • High level people skills and ability to build relationships with a diversity of people at all levels.
  • Able to communicate in English to understand and execute simple instructions.
This position requires the employee to be flexible in terms of working hours, the nature of farm work means that occasionally the driver will be required to longer hours, early mornings, or evenings
The Clinton Foundation maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. Our Equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, Compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.
To Apply
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Application closing date: 5:00PM - Sunday, August 7, 2016.

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