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Groundnut Buying Clerk (Seasonal) at Pyxus Agriculture Limited

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  • Lilongwe
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Pyxus Agriculture Limited

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill a vacancy of Groundnut Buying Clerk (Seasonal) existing in the Groundnut Services Department.

Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Groundnut Buying and Sales Controller, the Groundnut Buying Clerk is responsible for buying, capturing and reconcilling groundnut sales data during all the groundnut buying processes for Integrated Production System (PS) growers and contract market suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Groundnut buying and Payments
  • Facilitates the physical groundnut buying process for contract market growers at buying centres following the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Captures buying data at designated buying points using the required system following the SOP.
  • Ensures payment receipts are prepared and processed for payment.
  • Supports in organising buying schedules for contract market suppliers.
  • Supports in capturing buying data for IPS growers.
  • Ensures all buying equipment is operational, secure and ready for use at all times.
  • Data Reconciliation, Truckload creation and Record keeping
  • Reconciles bags on Nut In Shell (NIS) trucks arriving at the warehouse against physical documents.
  • Reconciles physical stock of contract marketing NIS In the warehouse against physical documents.
  • Creates truckloads for all groundnuts arriving at the warehouse following the SOP.
  • Liaises with the field team on issues related to the delivery of NIS at the warehouse.
  • Ensures buying documents are well filed and kept safe at the warehouse.


  • Identifies and timely reports all system related issues to responsible personnel.
  • Identifies and timely reports buying related issues to the responsible personnel.
  • Prepares weekly and monthly reports.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University diploma or degree in sales, marketing, business administration, or Accounting
  • 2 years experience in data capturing, buying or sales or accounting work is essential
  • Experience in working with the International Farmer Accounting System (IFS) is desirable

Person Specification:

  • Good interpersonal, communication, problem solving, analytical, and computer skills
  • Self driven, disciplined and motivated.

Method Of Application

Interested candidates must send applications clearly marked “Groundnuts Buying Clerk” to the address below, no later than 05th May, 2023.

HR Services Controller
Pyxus Agriculture Limited
P.O. Box 40048
Lilongwe 4.

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