Our Openings

Become part of the winning team and join the leading Sugar producer in the country, we want to grow with you!

Full Time        Posted on 2024-04-17

Job Purpose
The successful candidate will be responsible of receiving all materials obtained from suppliers by ensuring they are of the correct quantity, quality, and specifications as per Purchase Orders (PO). They will also be accountable for the storage and dispatch of all materials at Dar es Salaam store to the Estate. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Inspects, validates, and authorizes all deliveries as per specifications on Purchase Order (PO), creating a financial obligation for the operation.
  • In the event of receiving goods based on Group contracts, the onus resides on the local receiving team to ensure accuracy of goods receipted (Automated process for contract buying means that this is the first point of human intervention)
  • Investigate and resolve receiving queries with Purchasing and/or accounts team. This includes investigation of shortages, incorrect or damaged goods supplied which either occurred in transit, dispatch or from the supplier.
  • Engage with suppliers and ISJ/Purchasing team to complete documentation and arrange return of incorrectly supplied, damaged or reject goods to suppliers (this includes verification of supplier & Illovo order details)
  • Ensure that all documents relating to the receiving operation are promptly and correctly archived for easy retrieval/reference.
  • Supervise and direct the offloading of goods at the receiving bay to ensure that goods supplied are in the correct quantity and are in accordance with quality specifications as per the procedure (i.e. QCP etc.)
  • Manage bulk items (fertilizer, cement, lime etc.) received by ensuring that they are received via the weighbridge and appropriate verifying of quantity (number of bags) and weight is completed.
  • Capture all delivery notes into the ERP system the same day goods are delivered and print reports (GRN) for various stakeholders.
  • Dispatch stock orders to the relevant stores with copies of the GRN attached to the delivery note for records.
  • Report all shortages and damages that cannot be resolved to the Inventory Operations Controllers in writing and develop plan for appropriate resolution.
  • Ensure query resolution is complete by ISJ within 30 days of claims to prevent financial implications later in the procurement cycle.
  • Where applicable, assign labour to accompany bulk delivery trucks (e.g. fertilizer and lime) to remote stores (e.g. Estate Agriculture Area Stores) to monitor and verify the offloading for control purposes.
  • Responsible for engaging and supervision of temporary labour required to support offloading and loading activities at the Dar es Salaam warehouse.
  • Responsible for SHERQ performance of the Dar es Salaam warehouse eliminating risks and ensuring adherence to standards.
  • Accountable for the stock held in transit at the Dar Es Salaam warehouse including safe and appropriate storage and handling.
  • Promote and adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies, and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)
  • Ensure compliance to the FCFQ is achieved through rigorous engagement with group and internal audit (this includes maintaining relevance to current systems, policies & procedures)
  • Maintain housekeeping of designated area (5S) in accordance with SHERQ and ISO standards 
  • Ensure goods that are to leave the operations are issued out with the appropriate documentation (i.e. gate pass)
  • Ensure that special stock is always kept under controlled security.
Job Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Stores Management, Procurement and Supplies / Logistics Management or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in general stores.
  • Registration by Professional Board (PSPTB) is an added advantage.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of inventory technology systems.
  • Knowledge of engineering equipment and spares is an added advantage.
  • Strong communication skills with experience engaging with stakeholders at all levels.                   
Terms of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on a Permanent Contract.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements should apply for the position on or before 26th April 2024.

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.
Apply here

Full Time        Posted on 2024-04-16

Job Purpose

The successful candidate will be responsible for Maintenance and repair of all Boiler machines.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Boiler maintenance during steam stops and off crops.
  • Operate the boiler as per set standards and procedure.
  • Monitoring and controlling all boiler performance parameters.
  • Controlling steam pressure and steam flow.
  • Ensure Safety of people and boiler.
  • Ensure the working place is clean and free from any hazards.
  • Ensure that all problems are reported immediately to the relevant authorities.
  • Effective communication.
  • Ensure boiler physical checkup is done by using the check list.
  • Ensure that all running parameters recorded and logged by checking and countersigning.
Job Requirements:
  • Full Technician Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or Form IV/VI certificate accompanied by sound Grade I in Fitter Mechanics from a recognized Institution or Level III Fitter Mechanics from VETA.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a Factory environment.
  • Honest, Obedient, ready to work long hours under pressure and attentive to details.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a Factory environment.
  • Computer literate.
  • Mentally and physically fit.
Terms Of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on Permanent Contract.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements should apply for the position on or before 30th April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.
  Apply here

Full Time        Posted on 2024-04-16

Job Purpose
To analyze and inspect all incoming raw materials, utilities, in-process product, and final products, according to set procedures while always ensuring Good Laboratory Practices.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that all operations are carried out as per ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System at Distillery to achieve the quality standards.
  • Conducts all designated activities in line with providing an efficient service to the Production, Stores and SHEQ departments.
  • Participates in internal auditing exercises on various departments, ensuring that the processes are compliant with the relevant standard operating procedures.
  • Uphold the company’s safety, health, environmental and quality policies and procedures and to ensure compliance of all applicable legislation.
  • If any situation that is non-conforming to required standards, unsafe or unhealthy or anything that threatens to impact on the environment comes to your attention, report this to manager using the existing incident report system.
  • Performs instrumental and chemical analysis on raw materials, in-process and final products and all relevant utilities.
  • Perform inspections, as may be required, on final product that is being dispatched.
  • Prepares and issues quality control reports and communicates this to the wider distillery team.
  • Captures analytical data on the laboratory information databases and maintain such databases in a manner to facilitate the easy auditing thereof.
  • Calibration of all analytical instruments in the laboratory.
  • Prepare reference standards used for analysis.
  • Assist in the validation of laboratory equipment and test procedures.
 Job Requirements:
  • Diploma in Science and Lab Technology, Diploma in Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Technology, or another related field.
  • Degree in Science and Laboratory Technology will be an added advantage.
  • 2 years of work experience.
  • Computer literacy Self-motivated.
  • Report writing.
  • Creative, innovative and team working skills.
Terms Of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on Permanent Contract.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should apply for the position on or before 30th April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.
  Apply here

Full Time        Posted on 2024-04-16

Job Purpose
The successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance equipment and trouble shooting at Factory K1 department.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carries out maintenance and repairs mechanical breakdowns and troubleshooting at Factory during crushing season.
  • Repairs all mechanical equipment during off crop.
  • Attend all breakdowns of machines and systems all over the factory during crushing season.
  • Able to read drawings.
  • Able to prepare spare during stop day.
  • Monitor the performance of the machine / equipment.
  • Ensures check list done daily basis.
  • Effective communication with others.
  • Inspects machine condition and safety before starting up.
  • Ensure safety of people and machines.
  • Reports defects of mechanical equipment after inspection.

 JOB QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • At least form IV certificate accompanied/vocational training, fitter mechanics trade test grade 1 and above.
  • Extensive knowledge in electrical machinery, running behaviors, safety and lock out procedures.
  • 2+ years’ experience working in mechanical jobs in manufacturing industry.
  • Mentally and physically fit.
  • Ready to work abnormal hours should the job require it.
  • Attention to details.
TERMS OF SERVICE: The successful candidate will be engaged on Permanent Contract.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please apply for the position on or before 30th April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.


  Apply here

Full Time        Posted on 2024-04-16

Job Purpose
The successful candidate will be responsible for Maintenance of Machines and machine parts during off crop and crushing season.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carries out maintenance and repairs on River Pump Station (K1 & K2) during crushing season, breakdown and off crop.
  • Attend all breakdowns of machines and machine parts during crushing season.
  • Monitor the performance of the Irrigation Engineering machines.
  • Checks and rectify all running machines faults.
  • Effective communication.
  • Inspects machine condition and safety before starting up.
  • Ensure safety of people and machines.
  • Reports defects of machines.
  • Attend to any other task as allocated by superiors.
  • Ensure all tasks are being performed correctly.
  • Ensure the working place is clean at all times.
Job Requirements:
  • Form 1V Certificate accompanied with Grade one /Level Three in Fitter Mechanics from a recognized Institution.
  • Extensive knowledge in Machinery running behavior, safety and lock out procedures, maintenance and repair on plant machinery.
  • 3+ years’ experience working in mechanic jobs.
  • Mentally and physically fit.
  • Ready to work long hours.

Terms Of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on Permanent Contract.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should apply for the position on or before 30th April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

  Apply here

Contracted        Posted on 2024-04-09

Job Purpose
The  Kilombero  Community  Charitable  Trust  (KCCT)  is  seeking  passionate  Agriculture  
Training Officers  to  lead  our  training  initiatives  in  sustainable  sugarcane  cultivation  
and  marketing  for Agricultural Marketing Cooperative Societies (AMCOS).

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
•     Training  Needs  Analysis:  Conduct  assessments  to  identify  skill  gaps  and  training requirements among AMCOS, farmers, and stakeholders involved in sugar cane production.
•     Training Delivery: Facilitating engaging and interactive training sessions to AMCOS.
•     Performance  Evaluation:  Monitoring  the  effectiveness  of  training  programs  through assessments, evaluations, and feedback mechanisms to measure knowledge retention and skill development.
•     Stakeholder  Engagement:  Collaborating  with  internal  departments,  external  partners, government agencies, and community stakeholders to align training initiatives with broader organizational and industry objectives.
•     Continuous  Improvement:  Continuously  reviewing  and  updating  training  materials, methodologies, and  curricula  to  incorporate  new  technologies,  industry  trends,  and  best practices.
•     Community Outreach: Engaging with local communities and farmers to provide education, extension services, and capacity-building initiatives aimed at improving sugar cane farming practices, socio-economic development, and sustainability.
•     Record Keeping:  Performing record keeping for all training, modules, manuals, events, costs, and registers.

Job Qualification and Experience
•     Diploma in Applied Agricultural Extension, Agriculture or a related field.
•     Experience delivering training in a diverse environment, with a focus on inclusivity and 
cultural sensitivity
•     Minimum 3 years of experience in sugarcane farming.
•     Proven expertise in the sugarcane industry, including a strong understanding of AMCOS grower 
operations.
•     Demonstrated commitment to sustainable agricultural practices and environmental stewardship.
•     Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and time-management skills.
•     Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Swahili.

Terms Of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on a Contract Basis.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please apply for the position on or before 22nd  April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kilombero Community Charitable Trust is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

  Apply here

Contracted        Posted on 2024-04-09

Job Purpose
The Kilombero Community Charitable Trust (KCCT) Seeks a detail-oriented and highly motivated Administrative Assistant to join our team and ensure the smooth operation of our daily activities.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Managing Correspondence: Handling incoming and outgoing emails, phone calls, and other communications, and responding to inquiries.
  • Scheduling and Coordination: Organizing meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements for team members, and maintaining calendars to ensure smooth operations.
  • Office Management: Overseeing office supplies, equipment, and facilities, including ordering supplies, coordinating repairs, and maintaining a clean and organized workspace.
  • Data Entry and Record Keeping: Inputting, updating, and maintaining databases, spreadsheets, and filing systems to ensure accurate and accessible records.
  • Compliance: Maintaining confidentiality, and adhering to company policies, procedures, and legal requirements.
  • Time and Expense Management: Tracking employee hours, preparing timesheets, and processing expense reports to ensure accurate reimbursement.
  • Miscellaneous Tasks: Performing various ad-hoc administrative tasks and projects as assigned by management to support the overall functioning of the office or organization
Job Qualification and Experience
  • Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Proven experience in an administrative role, preferably in an office setting.
  • Proficiency in office software applications, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Swahili.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
Terms Of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on a Contract Basis.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please apply for the position on or before 22nd April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kilombero Community Charitable Trust is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.
  Apply here

Contracted        Posted on 2024-04-09

Job Purpose
The Kilombero Community Charitable Trust (KCCT) is seeking an experienced Training Manager to lead our initiatives focused on sustainable sugarcane farming within Agricultural Marketing Cooperative Societies (AMCOS) in the Kilombero Valley.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Developing Training Programs: Designing and developing comprehensive training programs tailored to the specific needs of AMCOS members, focusing on best agricultural practices, crop management, and sustainable farming techniques.
  • Conducting Training Sessions: Deliver high-quality training workshops, and demonstrations to AMCOS members, utilizing effective teaching methodologies and tools to ensure knowledge transfer and skill development.
  • Promoting Sustainability: Promoting sustainable agricultural practices among AMCOS members, including environmental conservation, natural resource management, and smart farming techniques, to ensure the long-term viability and resilience of farming communities.
  • Reporting: Fulfill administrative requirements for reporting and documentation of all the training and other administrative roles.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation: Monitoring the effectiveness of training programs through regular assessments and evaluations to ensure that training objectives are met and identify areas for improvement.
Job Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree within Science in Applied Agricultural Extension or a related field.
  • Experience delivering training in a diverse environment, with a focus on inclusivity and cultural sensitivity.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in sugarcane farming.
  • Proven expertise in the sugarcane industry, including a strong understanding of AMCOS grower operations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to sustainable agricultural practices and environmental stewardship.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Swahili.
  • Experience working on Donor-Funded Projects and with Non-Government Organizations (preferred).
Terms Of Service: The successful candidate will be engaged on a Contract Basis.

All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please apply for the position on or before 22nd April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kilombero Community Charitable Trust is an equal-opportunity employer. Women and people with disability are highly encouraged to apply.
  Apply here