Pyrethrum Company of Tanzania ltd (PCT), a subsidiary of an international company, is engaged in agriculture and agro processing business. The company promotes the growing, processing and exporting pyrethrum products.
PCT is focused on specific industry segments with worldwide customers. To strengthen management team and cope with our business growth, PCT is looking for high caliber personnel to fill the following positions in the company

Job Title: Manager Finance or Chief Accountant
Sation: Mafinga, Iringa Region and frequent travel to Dar es Salaam


• Responsible for the overall management of finance and accounting functions of the company, including the following functions:
• Monthly financial and management accounts reporting
• Annual budget & rolling forecasts preparation
• Treasury management
• Intercompany transactions reconciliation
• Project cost control
• Taxation
• Audits (internal and external)
• CAPEX evaluation


• University Degree in Accountancy with recognized professional qualification such as CPA, ACCA, ICMA,
• 8 years or above relevant experiences in the agrobusiness/manufacturing industry
• Familiar with PRC finance and taxation, strong knowledge in Tanzania, East Africa,
• SADC tax regulation and other regulatory requirements
• Good knowledge of Pastel Sage accounting package
• Good IT knowledge: Excel and Accounting systems
• Good command in both spoken and written English
• Able to work independently
• High integrity
• Strong analytical, problem solving, communication & interpersonal skills

Job Title: Agronomist (1 post)

Station: Mafinga, Njombe, Mbeya,

Duties and responsibilities

• Managing PCT Field Operation Department:
• Farmer Extension Services, inclusive of: Promoting Quality Pyrethrum production
• Educating Farmers in best Pyrethrum production methods and practices
• Economic Benefits to improved farming methods and improved yields/production.
• "How to triple or quadruple production from the same acres in just 2 years."
• Economic benefits to timely crop management: weeding, harvest, drying, storage
• Managing Farming Monitoring programs, Data collection and Reporting.
• Agronomic studies on pyrethrum production, for continued production improvement.
• Plant & Seed development:
• Coordinating Pyrethrum seed multiplication & distribution with proper growing information.
• Breeding studies development and management.


• Advanced or Graduate degree in Agronomy or Agriculture from recognized University,
• 3- 5 years practical field or research experience
• Knowledge of use of modern technologies in agriculture etc
• Good research skills, paying attention to details
• Good report writing, communication & interpersonal skills
• Good computer knowledge: Excel and Word
• Good command in both spoken and written English, Kiswahili
• Able to work as a team outdoors for long hours, results oriented


Job Title: Technicians / Processing Foremen (2)
Station: Mafinga, Njombe, Mbeya,

Duties and responsibilities

• Perform supervisory responsibilities in accordance with process/ maintenance jobs
• Coordinate and oversee various engineering and processing activities.
• Maximize machine outputs by maintaining product cycles as per or improving on required standards;
• Ensure effective running of mill, extraction, distillation equipment as per Production Plan;
• Effect product changeovers in accordance with the Production Plan
• Set processing parameters so as to optimize product yield, quality, machine availability and process performance
• Conform to all machines safety, pump protection systems and procedures;
• Monitor the process parameters and product quality of all machines in operation on an ongoing basis.
• Ensure products produced are of the required quality standards;
• Perform relief duties in other areas as and when required;
• Perform any other reasonable task as instructed by management
• Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.


PCT offer successful candidate with an attractive remuneration and excellent opportunities to grow.

Interested individuals are welcome to apply by emailing your detailed resume in WORD FORMAT with current and expected salary to martin.oweka@pct.co.tz or pct.mafinga@yahoo.com or Send by post to:
General Manager
Pyrethrum Company of Tanzania Ltd
P.O.BOX 63

Source: Mwananchi 23rd November, 2015

Credit: Ajira Zetu

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