Agribusiness Company Internal Farm Inspector Job Vacancy

Job Advertisement: Internal Farm Inspector

An agribusiness company involved in the processing of avocado oil and export of fresh avocados from contracted farmers is looking for qualified GlobalGAP / Organic farm inspectors who will be engaged on contract basis.

The ideal candidates should meet the following minimum qualifications and be immediately available for the specified tasks.

Qualification Requirements

  • Degree or Diploma in Agriculture or related discipline with a bias to fruit and vegetable production.
  • Two years’ experience in the production of horticultural crops in a smallholder scheme or exporter out grower scheme
  • At least one-day practical inspection course setting out basic principles of inspection.
  • At least two witness inspections accompanying an auditor could be GlobalGAP or Organic, Fair Trade or others.
  • At least one witness inspection related to an inspection of an agricultural standard by a recognized certifying body.
  • Food safety and good agriculture practice (GAP) training.
  • Training in HACCP principles.
  • Food hygiene training.
  • Plant protection, fertilizer use and integrated pest management training.
  • Excellent Kiswahili and English reading, writing and speaking skills.
  • Proficient in computer application packages including MS- Word and Excel.
  • Technical report writing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Must be resident of Tanzania.

Key Tasks

  • Inspection of contracted farms and other company facilities to verify compliance against statutory and voluntary standards (GlobalGAP, Organic, BRC Food Safety and Fair Trade) and produce timely and accurate reports.
  • Following up on closure of non-compliances identified during internal inspection.
  • Address improvements for non-conformities and non-compliances noted during the internal inspections.

How to Apply

Suitably qualified individuals should submit their application together with scanned copies of qualification certificates and testimonials to before 29th January 2019.

Only those meeting the mentioned competency should apply.

Indicate expected remuneration.

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Updated: January 24, 2019 — 9:59 am