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Application deadline 10. Mar

Apiary Manager

Other District Other Location
Details
Application deadline
2019-03-10
Business / Employer name
Upendo Honey
Company Industry
Agriculture
Job Level
Management level
Work Type
Full Time
Minimum Qualification
Certificate
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
Description

Duties:

  1. Manage and grow the company apiary in Tongwe West Forest Reserve Katavi (Region)
  2. Be responsible to achieve maximum production from the companies’ hives (currently 600)
  3. Participate in all work done at the apiary, including siting hives in trees, lowering hives from trees for inspection and harvesting, all camp duties, including cooking and the preparation of fire breaks
  4. Be responsible for accurate record keeping at the apiary
  5. Establish a beekeeping calendar for the apiary
  6. Lead the team of apiary staff by example and ensure they are trained continually in best practice apiary management

Duty Station:

Third Man Ltd Apiary Camp, Tongwe West Forest Reserve, Katavi Region (closest town = Uvinza about 30 km away).

Requirements – Selection Criteria:

Must have:

  1. Diploma/Degree in Beekeeping or other RELEVANT discipline
  2. Proven practical experience in managing topbar and Langstroth beehives in the forest
  3. Proven ability to make decisions and take responsibility
  4. Ability and willingness to site hives in trees
  5. Proven ability to solve problems
  6. Able to work independently
  7. Proven ability to manage staff
  8. Proven ability to manage funds
  9. Basic knowledge of MS Word and MS excel
  10. Willingness to live full time on site at the apiary camp

Advantage:

  1. Experience with traditional hives
  2. Motorbike licence and ability to drive
  3. Practical skills eg carpentry, construction

ONLY APPLICATIONS USING THE APPLICATION FORM DOWNLOADED FROM http://upendoagri.com/Application_form_apiary_manager.docx (please copy webstite address into your browser to download) WILL BE CONSIDERED. Filled application forms together with copies of TERTIARY education certificates and transcripts only should be sent to [email removed] by 15TH FEB 2019. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Only applications with attachments of 2MB or less will be accepted.

Upendo Honey is a fast growing export based company and we are looking for an Apiary Manager to help us manage our beehives.

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