Thursday, July 21, 2016

Clinton Development Initiative,Workshop Supervisor & Farm Mechanic 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 participate 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.
  1. Title:Workshop Supervisor & Farm Mechanic (1)
Location: Matimba
Position Description:
The Workshop Supervisor & Farm Mechanic will primarily be responsible for the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles, motorcycles, tractors and all farm equipment in addition to any restorative or innovative adjustments to equipment needed to carry out commercial farm work. The Workshop Supervisor & Farm Mechanic will supervise and manage the Farm workshop, ensuring it is clean, efficient, and effective at all times. Secondary roles shall include driving tractors and farm machinery when required.  The Workshop Supervisor & Farm Mechanic shall supervise Farm Tractor Drivers and other workshop Staff.
Key essential functions of the position shall include the following:
  • To do mechanical repairs:
  • Workshop and workshop equipment management and maintenance
  • Responsible for occupational health and safety, safe operation of all vehicles/ equipment/tractors on  the farm
  • Workshop Staff management:
Required Expertise, skills& Experience:
  • Minimum Required: Secondary School Diploma, ;
  • Diploma in Mechanics;
  • Clean driving license for truck and tractors;
  • 5 years in a similar position, with minimum 3 years working in a farm setting; experience managing staff; preferred: 5-10 years in a similar position
  • Knowledge of Tractors and Farm Machinery
  • Practice and knowledge of all levels of material maintenance and repair.
  • High levels of integrity and fast thinker
  • Good physical condition
  • Hands on experience in operating and repairing farm equipment and vehicles.
  • Able to communicate in English and Kinyarwanda and to understand and execute complex 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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