The New KPCU PLC Announces Over 50 Job Openings Across 30 Departments

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New KPCU PLC

New KPCU PLC Job Openings

About Us: KPCU

New KPCU PLC was established as a State Corporation under the State Corporations Act Cap 446 and incorporated as a Public Limited Company pursuant to the provisions of the Company’s Act 2015, on 4 th Day of November, 2019. At cabinet level, the company is represented for the time being by the Cabinet Secretary for Co-operatives and MSME’s Development, who is responsible for the general sectoral policy and strategic direction of the company. The company is domiciled in Kenya and has branches in Nairobi, Sagana, Meru, Tala, Kisii, Bungoma and Kitale.

New KPCU is Rainforest Alliance Certified, certificate code: RA118102. We are licensed to process certified coffee.

Our Vision

To be the leading institution in the coffee industry offering innovative products and services.

Our Mission

To provide farmers with affordable and sustainable services along the coffee value chain.

Principal Activities

The principle activities for which New KPCU Plc was established to perform include the following:-

1. Milling, warehousing and marketing of farmers coffee

2. Optimum utilization of the assets

3. Administration of the Coffee Cherry Advance Revolving Fund

4. Offer agronomy support services

Summary:

Are you ready to take the next step in your career journey? We’re thrilled to invite passionate individuals to join our dynamic team. Below are job descriptions and qualifications for our current job openings/opportunities. Review them carefully to determine which role aligns best with your skills and experience. Qualified candidates can send their application, including a cover letter and CV, to recruitment@newkpcuplc.go.ke or deliver their application details to Wakulima House, Haile Selassie Avenue, 6th Floor. In the subject line of your email, please include the job title and reference number.

Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. New KPCU PLC does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer).


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Current Vacancies

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Accountant 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Accounts Assistant 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Agricultural Extension Assistants 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Company Secretary 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Deputy Director – Agriculture 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Deputy Director – Finance 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Deputy Director – HR Mangement 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Deputy Director – Internal Audit 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Deputy Director – Production Milling 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Director – Finance and Accounts 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Director – Marketing Sales and Business Development 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Director – Supply Chain Management and Warehousing 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Finance Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
HR Management Assistant 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Legal Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Logistics Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Machine Operator 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Marketing and Sales Assistant 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Principal Accountant 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Principal Agricultural Extension Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Principal Corporate Communication Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Principal HR Management Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Principal Maintenance Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Principal Marketing and Sales Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Principal Planning Strategy and Research Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Principal Production Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Principal Supply Chain Management Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Quality Assurance Assistant 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Senior Quality Assurance Assistant 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Supply Chain Management Assistant 16th April, 2024 Apply Now
Supply Chain Management Officer 16th April, 2024 Apply Now


Sample Cover Letter 

[Your Name]
[Your Address]
[City, State, Zip Code]
[Your Email Address]
[Your Phone Number]
[Date]

[Hiring Manager’s Name]
[Company Name]
[Wakulima House, Haile Selassie Avenue, 6th Floor]
[Nairobi, Kenya]

Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the [Job Title] position at [Company Name] as advertised. With [number] years of experience in [relevant field or industry], I am confident in my ability to contribute effectively to your team.

Throughout my career, I have developed a strong foundation in [specific skills or qualifications relevant to the job]. My experience in [mention any relevant projects or achievements] has equipped me with the skills necessary to excel in this role. I am particularly drawn to [specific aspect of the company or role, e.g., company culture, mission, or recent accomplishments], and I am eager to bring my expertise to your organization.

In my previous roles, I have demonstrated proficiency in [mention any key responsibilities or tasks relevant to the job]. I am adept at [specific skills or technologies related to the job] and have a proven track record of [mention any achievements or successes]. Additionally, my strong [mention any soft skills or qualities relevant to the job, e.g., communication, teamwork, problem-solving] make me a valuable asset to any team.

I am excited about the opportunity to join [Company Name] and contribute to its continued success. Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the possibility of discussing how my skills and experiences align with the needs of your team.

Sincerely,
[Your Name]

KPCU
KPCU

Expert Tips to Be a Successful Applicant

  1. Tailor Your Resume: Customize your resume to highlight relevant skills and experiences that match the job description.
  2. Research the Company: Familiarize yourself with the company’s mission, values, and culture to tailor your application accordingly.
  3. Highlight Your Achievements: Emphasize your accomplishments in previous roles, demonstrating your ability to achieve results.
  4. Show Enthusiasm: Express genuine enthusiasm for the role and the company in your cover letter and during interviews.
  5. Prepare for Interviews: Practice answering common interview questions and be ready to discuss how your skills align with the job requirements.
  6. Network: Reach out to professionals in your industry or within the company to gain insights and potentially secure referrals.
  7. Continuously Learn: Demonstrate a willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges, showcasing your growth mindset.
  8. Follow Up: Send a thank-you email after interviews to express gratitude and reiterate your interest in the position.
  9. Stay Positive: Maintain a positive attitude throughout the application process, even in the face of rejection.
  10. Seek Feedback: Request feedback on your application or interview performance to identify areas for improvement.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do you charge any fees for the application process?

No, we do not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

2. Can I apply for multiple positions simultaneously?

Yes, you may apply for multiple positions that align with your skills and experience.

3. How long does the recruitment process typically take?

The timeline may vary depending on the position, but we strive to complete the process efficiently while ensuring thorough evaluation of candidates.

4. What documents are required for the application?

Typically, we require a cover letter, resume, and any additional documents specified in the job posting.

5. Can I apply if I don’t meet all the qualifications listed?

We encourage candidates to apply if they believe they can fulfill the responsibilities of the role, even if they don’t meet all the qualifications.

6. Are remote work options available for any of the positions?

Remote work options may be available for certain roles depending on the nature of the job and business needs.

7. How will I be notified of my application status?

We will contact shortlisted candidates directly via email or phone to provide updates on their application status.

8. Is there room for growth and advancement within the company?

Yes, we prioritize professional development and provide opportunities for growth and advancement to our employees.

9. What is the company culture like at New KPCU PLC?

Our company culture values collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning, fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment.

10. What benefits do you offer to employees?

We offer competitive benefits packages tailored to the needs of our employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.

Possible Interview Questions With Answers

  1. Tell me about yourself.

    I have [number] years of experience in [industry or field], specializing in [specific skills or areas of expertise]. Throughout my career, I have [mention any notable achievements or experiences].

  2. Why are you interested in this position?

    I am drawn to this position because [mention specific aspects of the role or company that appeal to you]. I believe my skills and experience align well with the job requirements, and I am eager to contribute to the team’s success.

  3. Can you describe a challenging situation you encountered in a previous role and how you handled it?

    In a previous role, I faced [describe the situation or challenge]. To address it, I [explain your approach and the steps you took]. Ultimately, [mention the outcome or results achieved].

  4. How do you prioritize tasks and manage your time effectively?

    I prioritize tasks by [explain your method for prioritization, such as using to-do lists or setting deadlines]. Additionally, I [mention any time management strategies you employ, such as delegating tasks or minimizing distractions].

  5. Tell me about a time when you had to work collaboratively with a team to achieve a goal.

    In a previous project, I collaborated with [describe the team members or departments involved]. Together, we [explain the goal or objective] by [describe your contributions and the teamwork involved]. As a result, [mention the successful outcome or achievement].

  6. How do you handle constructive criticism or feedback?

    I view constructive criticism as an opportunity for growth and improvement. I actively listen to feedback, reflect on it, and use it to refine my skills and performance. Additionally, I seek clarification if needed and take proactive steps to address any areas for improvement.

  7. Describe a time when you demonstrated leadership skills.

    In a previous role, I [describe the situation or project where you demonstrated leadership]. As a leader, I [explain your actions and decisions] to [achieve the desired outcome or goal]. I also [mention how you motivated or supported your team members]. Overall, my leadership approach emphasizes collaboration, communication, and fostering a positive team dynamic.

  8. How do you stay updated on industry trends and developments?

    I stay updated on industry trends and developments by [explain your methods for staying informed, such as attending conferences, participating in professional development activities, or following relevant publications or thought leaders]. I also [mention any memberships in professional organizations or networking groups].

  9. Can you provide an example of a successful project you spearheaded?

    In a previous role, I spearheaded a project to [describe the project or initiative]. To ensure its success, I [explain your role in planning, executing, and monitoring the project]. As a result of our efforts, [mention the positive outcomes or achievements]. I attribute the success of the project to effective teamwork, strategic planning, and diligent execution.

  10. Why do you think you are the best fit for this role?

    I believe I am the best fit for this role because [highlight your relevant skills, experiences, and qualifications]. I am confident in my ability to [meet the job requirements and contribute to the team’s success]. Additionally, [mention any unique strengths or qualities that set you apart from other candidates].

We appreciate your interest in joining the New KPCU PLC team. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion ensures that every individual has the opportunity to thrive and contribute to our collective success. We look forward to welcoming talented individuals like you who share our vision for driving positive change in the agricultural sector. Best wishes on your application journey!

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@newkpcuplc.go.ke


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