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Forestry Assistants (x3) at Pyxus Agriculture Limited

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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Pyxus Agriculture Limited

Pyxus Agriculture Limited is a subsidiary of a trusted provider of responsibly sourced, independently verified, sustainable and traceable agricultural products and ingredients, operating in Malawi servicing the needs of its shareholders and their customers. Career
opportunities have arisen in our organisation for various positions within our Forestry Department as below:


Job Purpose

To provide first line supervision of forestry field activities in line with standard operating procedures.

Reports to: Forestry Technician

Key responsibilities

  • Determines and organises workforce for every task under the guidance of the forestry technician.
  • Enforces set daily tasks.
  • Supervises the field work done by general workers.
  • Enforces Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety, health, environmental and quality standards.
  • Identifies in field risks and advises Forestry Technician.
  • Monitors and updates daily attendance register.
  • Allocates man-days only upon successful completion of set tasks.
  • Attends fire stand by and firefighting duties.
  • Attends weekly meetings to evaluate progress and plan the way forward.
  • Promotes good housekeeping and advocates for wellness programs on the forest.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) is desirable
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in farm or forestry supervisory role
  • Certificate in Forestry or Motor cycle or tractor driver’s licence will be an added advantage

The Person

  • Must have experience working in a farm or forestry environment.
  • She/he must possess great communication and record management skills.
  • She/he must be a self-starter and must be able to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • She/he must be prepared to reside within the forest.


Method Of Application

Interested candidates must send their applications, clearly marked for the specific job applied for, e.g. “Forestry Clerk” or “Head Guard” etc., to the address below, no later than 7th June 2023

The Human Resources Services Controller
Pyxus Agriculture Limited
Plot 29/285, Kanengo
P.O. Box 40048

Or Email:

Or hand submission to the Forestry Technician at your nearest Pyxus forest office.