Grower Business System Manager

Kilombero Sugar Company Limited

Morogoro 20/07/21 -30/07/21

Descriptions



EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY



Kilombero Sugar Company Limited (KSCL), the largest producer of
sugar in the country operating cohesively with Extra Neutral Alcohol Distillery
is seeking to recruit a dynamic, visionary and result oriented person to fill
the position of Grower Business System
Manager
at Grower Agriculture
Department reporting to Grower Agriculture Head.



 



Role Intent



Implement and manage agriculture business systems for effective agriculture data
analysis, with focus on components of the Planning, Forecasting and Reporting
Systems, Ensure accurate business
metrics through a Geographic Information Systems database, Contribute
statistics necessary
for the production of Strategic
plans and Budget Revisions
, Support agricultural
optimisation by driving a high level of
data accuracy and integrity in agriculture reporting
, Enable effective monitoring,
reporting, benchmarking and
decision making across the agriculture function in Country, Promote information sharing through the grower
communication platform, Promote a
culture of continuous improvement
in agriculture data management, Adhere
to
SHERQ
standards and promote world class safety practices.



 



Duties and Accountabilities:



·        
Coordinate installation of
business systems and components as required, including effective systems
integration (e.g. CanePro with other estate information management systems), to
report on long-term and season trends, crush and production plans,
meteorological, manpower and other statistics and reports as required



·        
Implement and manage GIS system
with reference to grower registration and mapping, land use plans, assets under
management, land encroachment.



·        
Build standardized, accurate
reports within required timeframes (e.g. Resource Planners, Scenarios and “Op
Charts” in CanePro)



·        
Build capability on-site to
enable use of reports e.g. training, streamlining agriculture business systems
to facilitate single point of entry, automation, etc.



·        
Promote the use of and maintain
local platforms (e.g. Kilombero ‘Yetu, Asikhulume, etc.)



·        
Implement and monitor
continuous improvement by driving work practices and techniques to deliver high
quality, useful agriculture information



·        
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)



 



Job Requirements:

         
BSc Degree in Business IT



         
5 years’ experience managing or
developing systems for agricultural businesses



         
Good
business acumen and agricultural expertise, with ability to anticipate,
interpret and respond to changes impacting on functional area



         
A formal
business/commercial qualification would be an advantage



         
Strong
agriculture data analysis skills



         
Knowledge to use GIS will be an added
advantage



                                                                         



Terms of service: The successful candidate will be engaged on Permanent Contract.



 



All interested
candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send their application
letters and CVs with three referees indicating “Grower Business System Manager” in the subject line to
kscl.agric@illovo.co.za on or before 30th July, 2021.



 



KSCL is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with
disability are highly encouraged to apply.



 





Beda Marwa Chacha



Human Resources Head




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