8 Entry Level Field Officer Vacancies - Brookside Limited

Organization: Brookside Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Centre Manager – Milk Procurement

About US:
Brookside Limited is a subsidiary of Brookside Africa Limited, a dairy processing company in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community. Brookside Dairies was established in 1993 by members of the Jomo Kenyatta Family, including his son Uhuru Kenyatta, who was elected President of Kenya in 2013. In 2009, the Gulf-area-based private equity firm Abraaj Capital paid US$18.7 million for 10 percent shareholding in the business. In 2014, French yoghurt maker Danone paid an undisclosed sum to acquire a 40 percent stake in Brookside. Beginning in 2013, Brookside has expanded by buying stakes in rival milk processing plants in Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Uganda. In Uganda, they partly own a subsidiary, Sameer Agriculture and Livestock Limited.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Field Officer will be tasked with grading raw milk per set quality standards
  • Handle all testing apparatus and materials as required
  • Ensure high hygiene standards are maintained during grading and transportation
  • The Field Officer will also maintain raw milk collection records on daily basis
  • Guide farmers and suppliers on their daily milk quality performance
  • Ensure cleanliness of milk cans

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The candidates for the Brookside Field Officer career jobs should hold certificates in Food or Dairy Science & Technology. Possession of a Veterinary graduate will have an added advantage
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in dairy or beverage sector
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Accuracy and reliability of test results
  • High degree of personal integrity

How to Apply:
All candidates who so wish to join Brookside Diary in the aforementioned capacity should send their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, contacts of three referees, daytime and evening telephone contacts to these Email addresses: hr@brookside.co.ke and hrm@brookside.co.ke

Deadline: 30th April 2016 by 5:00PM

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