Thursday, September 15, 2016


Responsible to plan and manage all activities related to Quality Assurance of Seed Products as well as the QMS for relevant country. This role will also be responsible for the lab and relevant Quality Control tests for all phases in production and processing Monsanto hybrid seed.
Key Responsibilities
  • Promote an actively caring culture for Quality amongst all personnel, contractors and visitors
  • Understand government regulations and corporate requirements regarding Monsanto’s Quality program.
  • Represent the organization (Management Representative) as indicated in the ISO international guidelines and coordinate the implementation and upkeep of a Quality Management System across seed supply and associated functions within the country.
  • Develop and present training related to keeping our quality standards as well as ISO management systems.
  • Plan and manage the collection of samples from Foundation Seed to Fields and Plant for testing – physical purity, genetic purity, grow outs, etc. – to ensure that genetic purity of our seed stocks are maintained as per Monsanto and industry set standards
  • Continiously monitor field production processes to ensure that a high standard of quality in field production is maintained .
  • Generate reports and incident rates required for the evaluation and measurement of our quality program and our ISO Management system
  • Foster exchange of best practices between the different groups in the region and within Monsanto
  • Where seed does not meet Quality Standards make recommendations for write offs to prevent bad quality seed being sold to our customers .
  • Responsible for budget control in the quality department, minimize cost in conjunction of supply reliability, quality and speed to market objectives.
  • Maintain cooperation among operations, other functional areas and corporate with global counterparts
Academic Qualification Requirements
  • MSc degree in Plant Pathology, Microbiology, Genetics or relevant agricultural field
  • Experience in seed analysis
  • Theoretical and practical course in Seed Science
  • Computer Literacy
  • ISTA rules
  • ISO – proficiency and auditor trainin
Related Job Experience/Qualifications
  • Regular travel to all production regions and lab
  • Global representation for QA and QMS
  • The ability to fit within the Monsanto culture and work ethic
Additional Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong teamwork (flexibility to work across the areas and positively influencing others)
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Result oriented


NGO JOBS ICT JOBS Lusaka Finance Accountant Agriculture Administration Health Human Resources Sales Kitwe Lecturer Civil Engineer Solwezi Consultancy Legal Jobs SCHOLARSHIPS Education MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS Driver Jobs Mining Jobs Ndola Procurement Jobs Monitoring and Evaluation Electrical Engineering Telecommunications MTN Zambia First Quantum Minerals Ltd Project Manager Airtel Zambia ZRA Zambia Revenue Authority Community Development Jobs Kasama LMC Lumwana Mining Company Limited Marketing Zamtel Save the Children World Vision Environmental Jobs Kabwe Malawi Jobs Research Graduate Trainee Standard Chartered Bank CARE INTERNATIONAL ZAMBIA Zimbabwe AWF African Wildlife Foundation Choma GOVERNMENT JOBS Mechanical Engineering NAPSA National Pension Scheme Authority PwC Teaching Jobs UN United Nations Zambia Sugar Plc Afdb African Development Bank Mopani Copper Mines PLC Security Jobs AB Bank Zambia Customer Care FINCA Zambia MU MULUNGUSHI UNIVERSITY PATH INTERNATIONAL RDA Road Development Agency UNICEF US Embassy in Zambia BANKING JOBS CHAI Clinton Health Access Initiative COMESA Chipata FHI360 Mongu SNV ZAMBIA Sandvik Economist Internship Livingstone Plan International WaterAid Zambia Zambia Banks Zanaco Zambia National Commercial Bank AU African Union Access Bank BOZ Bank of Zambia CRS Catholic Relief Services Cavmont Bank Chingola Copperbelt Energy Corporation Democratic of the Congo Kalulushi SADC Southern African Development Community USAID Zambia BancABC Copperbelt University ECOBANK ZAMBIA Kalumbila Librarian Lubambe Copper Mine Limited UNZA University of Zambia ZTB Zambia Tourism Board Barclays Bank Zambia Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia Climate Change and Environment Copperbelt EGPAF Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation ERB Energy Regulation Board Lusaka University OXFAM Volunteering WFP World Food Programme ZEMA Zambia Environmental Management Agency ZICTA Zambia Information n Communications Technology Authority Zambia Breweries Plc Atlas Copco Zambia Aviation Jobs Citibank DBZ DEVELOPMENT BANK OF ZAMBIA Human Rights Jhpiego MEDICAL STORES LIMITED Mazabuka Ministry of Gender and Child Development NEPAD NPA National Prosecution Authority National Airports Corporation National Breweries PC Population Council PSI Puma Energy International Restless Development The World Bank UNDP VSO Voluntary Service Overseas ZIPAR Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research ZNBS ZAMBIA NATIONAL BUILDING SOCIETY Zambia Red Cross Society ACC Anti Corruption Commission Zambia Abt Associates Blantyre British Council in Zambia CIVIL SERVICE JOBS Chamber of Mines of Zambia Chibombo Chililabombwe Chirundu Coca Cola Customer Support - Technical Support Danish Refugee Council ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA ESAMI Eastern and Southern African Management Institute FNB FIRST NATIONAL BANK ZAMBIA Finca Malawi Food and Nutrition HPCZ Health Professions Council of Zambia Hospitality Jobs IRC International Rescue Committee Insurance Jobs Islamic Relief Kasumbalesa Konkola Copper Mines plc Legal Aid Board Lilongwe Lumwana MKUSHI MPIKA Maamba Collieries Limited Marie Stopes Zambia Ministry of local government and housing Mufulira NCC NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR CONSTRUCTION NFNC National Food and Nutrition Commission NHA National Housing Authority NLACW National Legal Aid Clinic for Women NRFA National Road Fund Agency NU Northrise University National Milling Corporation PACRA Patents and Companies Registration Agency PACT PIA Pensions and Insurance Authority Peace Corps Zambia Purchasing - Supplies Manager Records Management Rural Electrification Authority SUPPLY CHAIN Statistician Veterinary Council of Zambia WHO World Health Organization WWSC Western Water and Sewerage Company Workers Compensation Fund ZAWA Zambia Wildlife Authority ZDA Zambia Development Agency ZESCO Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited ZICA Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants ZWMA Zambia Weights and Measure Agency Zambia Catholic University