Careers

Western Seed is one of the leading seed companies in Kenya
The Company wishes to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacancies:-

Hatchery Manager-1 Post.

Qualifications and Experience for Hatchery Manager

For appointment to this grade, the officer must have: –

• A Diploma or Certificate in Animal Science from a recognized institution.
• Experince of more than Five (5) years.
• Should be Computer Literate(Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint Access) for data entry and posses a valid driving licence.
Responsibilities of Hatchery Manager
• Plan, develop, impliment policies and/or practices for operation of hatchery to ensure attainment of goals and profitable operations.
• Direct as well as coordinate, through subordinate supervisor personnel, hatchery activities, like hatching of eggs, sorting, vaccinating plus shipping of chicks and also maintenance of facilities equipement.
•Prepare hatching Schedules for variety of chicks considering such factors as customer orders, market forecast and aslo hatchery facilities equipement.
• Interprets hatchery records as well as genetic data on chicks and advises customers regarding breeding, brooding, feeding and also practices to follow for various species of poultry.
• Arrange for purchases of equipement supplies, like brooders, incubators, feeds and medicine.
• Prepares reports o hatchery activities, like chick production as well as sales reports required by regulatory bodies.

Sales Managers-3 Posts.

Qualifications and Experience for Sales Managers

For appointment to this grade, the canditate must have: –

• A Diploma or Certificate in Sales and Marketing from a recognized institution.
• Experince of more than Five (5) years.
• Should be Computer Literate(Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint Access) for data entry and posses a valid driving licence.
• A valid certificate of Good Conduct.
Responsibilities of Sales Managers
• Shall be acountable for executing mutually defined National Pricing Strategy and ensuring full compliance by distributors and stockists to recommended pricing structure.
•Ensuring our Loyalty Program is properly executed, including branding requirements, product offering, pricing execution and minimum storage obligations.
• Accountable for customer satisfaction through ensuring proper chick variety recommendation and timely resolution of any complaints of any nature, in particular hatching issues, distribution issues and pricing issues.
• Accountable to secure the logistics set up, steering and coordination of all necessary specific logistics demands with the logistics department to ensure customer satisfactionand to achieve sales goals.

Receptionist/Data Entry Clerk-1 Posts.

Qualifications and Experience for Receptionist/Data Entry Clerk

For appointment to this grade, the canditate must have: –

• A Diploma or Certificate in Computer from a recognized institution.
• Experince of atleast Two (2) years.
• A valid certificate of Good Conduct.
• A Form Four Certificate.
• Good Communication skills and a presentable public relations outlook.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV by email to administrator@westernseedcompany.com by 15th of June 2016
Your CV must be backed up with copies of certificates and testimonials.