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General Manager – Tea Operations

Date Posted: Aug 21, 2021

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Position: General Manager – Tea Operations

Eastern Produce Malawi, a multi-site agricultural corporation involved mainly in the production of tea, macadamia and fuelwood, invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the position of General Manager – Tea Operations.

This challenging position will best suit an energetic, dynamic and motivated individual with a strong background in leadership, management and agricultural production. An excellent understanding of agricultural business management fundamentals, the ability to manage large teams of employees, excellent communication skills and an impeccable work ethic are essential.

Based in Thyolo and reporting directly to EPM’s Operations Director the successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Operations & production management, tea & forestry field management, tea factory management,
  • Financial & administrative management, budgeting & strategic planning, data analysis,
  • Business administration, payroll management, stores & stock control, procurement.
  • Quality, food safety, traceability, social & environmental certifications management,
  • Stakeholder & community management,
  • Human resource management, and the promotion of gender equity & gender equality,
  • Security management,
  • Etc.


  • Candidates must have at least 10 years’ experience in a senior management role preferably in the corporate agricultural environment.
  • Experience in tea and forestry production would be an advantage but not essential.
  • We would also encourage candidates with transferable skills to apply.
  • Minimum educational qualification undergraduate Degree, valid driver’s license, outstanding communication skills, and no criminal record.
  • A post-graduate qualification would be advantageous.
  • Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Suitably qualified candidates should submit their CV’s together with a covering letter, as well as names & contact details of three traceable referees, by no later than Friday the 3rd September 2021 to:


with the subject heading “Application: General Manager Vacancy”.

Only successful shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview, and those applicants that have not received a response by the 17th September should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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