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8 Nov 2023

Extension Officer x2 at Mponde Holding Company Limited (MHCL)

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Job Description

Mponde Holding Company Limited (MHCL) is incorporated as Limited Liability Company established under the Companies Act Cap 212. The Company is solely owned by the Public Entities. The MHCL head office is located at Plot 38 Kweminyasa – Mponde, Bumbuli District Council in Tanga Region. The Company owns a tea-processing factory at Mponde and deals with the purchase of green tea leaves and processing the same.

The MHCL is seeking to employ qualified, dynamic, committed, responsible, and self-motivated people to fill the following vacant positions mentioned below:


Extension officer (2)


Main Responsibilities

  • To provide agriculture extension services to the company farms, individual farmers and those within AMCOS around Lushoto and Korogwe District.
  • Organizing plucking time table and daily communication with AMCOS
  • Organize field days and visit tours to and from field class/factory visit.
  • To attend workshops, training and conferences with all company departments.
  • To provide a link between transport officer, farmers and factory manager for smooth running of the factory.
  • Promotes good agricultural practices such as plucking, handling and transportation to ensure budgeted volume of high quality leaf is achieved
  • Provides green leaf projections to be incorporated to production budget;
  • Promotes good relationship with neighbors and other stakeholders to create harmony
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor


Academic qualification

Bachelor’s degree or diploma in agriculture general or any related discipline.

Work experience

Candidate shall have at least three years of relevant work experience in reputable Institution. Basic knowledge of weed and pests’ identification of green leaf and control, Knowledge of soil testing and fertilizer application in Tea, Ability to live and work independently in rural area with prolonged hours.


As provided in the salary structure and in the MHCL Incentive Scheme.

Interested applicants shall be required to provide detailed; application letter, Curriculum Vitae; Certified Copies of Academic and professional Certificates as follows:

  • Form IV/VI National Examination Certificate.
  • Degree/ Advanced Diploma Certificates/ Master’s
  • Professional Registration and Training Certificates from the respective registration or regulatory bodies (where applicable).
  • Birth certificate.
  • Certificates from Foreign Examination bodies or Ordinary or Advancedlevel education should be verified by National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
  • Professional Certificates from foreign Universities or other training Institutions should be verified by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) and National Council for Technical Education (NACTE).
  • Uncertified Certificates and Provisional Statement of Results will not be accepted.
  • Applicants should indicate 3 work related referees with their reliable telephone numbers and e-mails
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Method of Application

All applications should be submitted to below address not later than 22nd November, 2023, via email or postal.

General Manager,

Mponde Holding Company Limited,

38 Kweminyasa-Mponde,

P.O. Box 242,



Email: [email protected]

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