Tuesday 12 June 2012


Vacancy : Leaf Instructors at British American Tobacco (BAT)

British American Tobacco (BAT) is set to recruit for a Leaf Instructors. Our people are the key to maintaining our competitive advantage and ensuring sustainable growth. We employ the best talent and provide a great place to work, to grow and to develop.

We are recruiting to fill the position of Leaf Instructors.


Ref No:
Location: Ogborro, Oyo state

  • Operational/Technical/Professional Results
  • Target crop volume purchased.
  • Target average yield per hectare achieved.
  • Agreed Best practices fully implemented.
  • Crop production target allocated to farmers to optimum productivity.
  • Hitch free Organisation & distribution of crop inputs with up to date records.
  • The jobholder has to achieve his crop production target through 90 small-scale independent rural farmers.
  • Liaise with Leaf admin supervisor and Leaf Growing Manager for crop funding and supply of crop inputs.
  • Liaise with Leaf Account Assistant on accounting records and all forms of returns.
  • Liaise with Leaf Admin Supervisor for staff matters.
  • Liaise with Leaf Admin Supervisor for delivery of crop inputs to farmers
  • Liaise with Commercial, Agricultural and Micro finance Banks in the area for payments to farmers.
  • Maintain effective presence and cordiality with community and opinion leaders to promote socially enabling environment for tobacco production with regular assistance from the Leaf Growing Manager.
  • Liaise with tractor contractors and operators for effective rendering of tractor services to farmers.
  • Maintain contact with organised tobacco companies to avoid unhealthy competition practices.

Skills and Knowledge
  • Possess at least ND/NCE in Agriculture.
  • Should be mature and physically agile.
  • Ability to observe, and diagnose agronomic problems on the crop and proffer workable solution to obtain optimal productivity.
  • Ability to recruit, supervise and control farmers for the achievement of production targets.
  • Ability to monitor tobacco quality, grading, baling and presentation at buying in accordance with agreed grade specification.
  • Ability to render accurate production estimates useable for effective management control of operations and planning.
  • Ability to monitor loans disbursement to and recovery from farmers for sustained production.
  • Ability to effectively understand, implement and "cascade" technical information and new concepts to farmers.
  • Past experience in tobacco production will be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date

19th June, 2012

How To Apply
Interested candidates should:
Click here to apply online
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