Exciting Career Opportunity at Barry Callebaut

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About at Barry Callebaut

At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

POSITION: Technical Officer

About The Role

The position is embedded in Barry Callebaut’s Ghana local sustainability team, with direct reporting to the Sustainability Sector Managers in the different sectors of operations as defined by the company in Ghana. The recruits will be key in supporting the existing team in translating project goals and objectives into deliverables in the communities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain all relevant database of district farmer group details (Training, Input, planting material etc.)
  • Give technical advice on good agricultural practices
  • Lead in all community development interventions (Child labor, VSLA, CAPs)
  • Lead prospering farmer interventions (register farmers for Inputs packages )
  • Submit weekly report to sector manger
  • Ensure 100% registrations of all farmers delivering cocoa to the district
  • Coordinate Client visits
  • Establish nurseries to provide planting material for farmers

About You

  • A minimum qualification of Diploma in Agriculture, Social Works, Community Development. A Degree or Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge in Good Agronomic Practices and experience in cocoa supply chain
  • Proficiency in MS Office application – Word, PowerPoint and Excel to a competent standard
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with professionals and individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to speak a local language
  • Ability to ride a motorbike and travel 60% in rural cocoa communities
  • Willing to live upcountry and enjoy field work

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong.

Method Of Application

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Closing Date: 30th April 2022

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