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  • Posted: Jul 14, 2021
    Deadline: Jul 31, 2021
  • Sian Roses is the leading Kenyan producer of high quality Roses. The group of three flower farms, all located in Kenya, produces a wide variety of Roses of the highest quality with a portfolio of more than 50 varieties of both standard and spray roses.The Sian Roses brand is synonymous with quality, reliability and responsibility.

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    Equator Avocados Officer (Re-advertisement)

    Job Purpose

    To provide leadership in production of high quality Avocados for export, run the Avocados nursery and processing



    • Manage Avocados processing pack house.
    • Manage Avocados and other planted nursery.
    • Manage production costs through increasing efficiency, improving production systems and procedures
    • Manage staff performance and productivity through performance appraisals, training needs assessment, training and motivation for maximum output
    • Manage production compliance requirements by ensuring certification standards are adhered to by the organization.

    Project Management

    • Oversee the transfer of Avocados nursery from Sololo Farm to Equator Avocados new site.
    • Oversee construction of offices and building for the Avocados processing plant.
    • Clearing, fencing and bringing other services to the new Equator Avocados site.

    Nursery Management:

    • Oversee all the activities/ infrastructure within the nursery section
    • Sourcing of the root and mother stock materials, potting, planting and grafting of scions
    • General plant health hygiene, fertilization and pest control activities

    Community outreach program

    • Work closely with the community on out grower program
    • Demonstrating and training of good practices to selected farmers in the out grower program

    Skills and Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Agronomy or related course from a recognized institution
    • At least 6 years’ managerial experience in Avocado Production pack house management and Nursery management.
    • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent planning skills

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    Graduate Trainee

    We believe a well managed, diverse work force expands Sian Roses base of knowledge, skills and cross-cultural understanding, which in turn, enables us to understand, relate and respond to our diverse and changing customers throughout the world, connecting them to the power of technology. Our overall commitment is reflected in our diversity and inclusion philosophy.

    Sian Roses Diversity and inclusion philosophy

    A diverse, high-achieving workforce is the sustainable competitive advantage that differentiates Sian Roses. It is essential to win in the marketplaces, workplaces and communities where we operate.

    An inclusive, flexible work environment that values differences motivates employees to contribute their best.

    To better serve our customers, we must attract, develop, promote and retain a diverse workforce.

    Trust, mutual respect and dignity are fundamental beliefs that are reflected in our behaviour and actions.

    Accountability for diversity and inclusion goals drives our success.

    Compliance, equal opportunity and affirmative action

    Sian Roses policies and supporting practices are built upon this philosophy, as well as a set of values that include a strong belief that all employees should be treated with dignity and respect. In accordance with this, Sian Roses does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, or covered veteran status. It is also Sian Roses policy to comply with all applicable national and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination and equal opportunity.

    Graduate Trainee

    We are seeking to recruit competent and self-driven individuals to join our graduate trainee program. The program will run for twelve (12) months and is aimed at identifying and nurturing fresh graduates to grow and sustain their careers.

    The successful candidates will be attached to our various farms in Kitengela, Nakuru and Eldoret.


    The ideal candidates should possess the following qualifications:

    • Must have attained a degree in Horticulture or Agriculture related course from a recognized institution
    • Must have graduated within the past 2 years
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Should be willing and ready to learn.

    Other Skills

    • Good analytical skills
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Organizational skills.
    • Initiative

    Method of Application

    Applications should be recieved latest by 31st July, 2021 addressed to HR Business Partner,Sian Roses Po Box 19169-00501 JKIA Nairobi or via email to [email protected]

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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