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Illovo Sugar (Malawi) plc is the country’s leading producer of raw and refined sugar as well as specialty sugar. It employs more than 9000 permanent and seasonal employees in a year at its corporate office in Limbe and operation sites at Dwangwa and Nchalo.  Illovo Sugar (Malawi) Plc is part of Illovo Sugar Africa Group, operating in 6 countries in Africa, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Associated British Foods Plc (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group operating in 48 countries.

Illovo Sugar (Malawi) plc – Nchalo Estate invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Farm Supervisor tenable in the Estate Agriculture Department.

Purpose of the role
Ensures that Agriculture Field Operations are carried out in a sale and profitable manner


Key Duties

  •  Supervising all farming activities, farm resources, activity planning timing and quality standards related to cane production
  •  Carrying-out inspections and activity assessments and submit reports to management
  • Maintaining discipline within the team and develop skills within the team.
  • Keeping daily record of farm activity data for capturing into cane Pro.
  • Managing and monitoring labour requirement in line with farm plan
  • Implementing continuous improvement practices by monitoring work practices, and ensuring that tools and techniques are applied.
  • Guiding the team on Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ. Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC).

Minimum Specifications/ Requirement Areas
  • Diploma in Agriculture or Irrigation Technology
  • Should have 2 years working experience in Agriculture Production Sector
  • Knowledge and experience in pre-task safety risk assessment
  • Those with valid motorcycle license will have added advantage

How to apply
Please send your application letter together with detailed CV with copies of relevant certificates and National ID to:

Nchalo HR Mill Head

Nchalo Sugar Estate

Private Bag 50


Email to: nchalohr@illovo.co.za 

Closing date for receiving application letters is 24 February, 2021 and only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Skills Required

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    27 Feb, 2021

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