A section of Mwenge Tea Estate


All McLeod Russel Uganda tea estates are Rainforest Alliance certified.


Why McLeod Russel? McLeod Russel is recognised as one of the best employers in the tea industry. We are a dynamic company and continuously invest in people and technology which contribute towards our growth. At MRUL, we are committed to employing talented and enthusiastic people as we believe that each employee is crucial to our success. We are constantly looking out for candidates who share our vision and goal of being the best tea producing company in the world.

Management Trainees: Every year we recruit a small, select and gifted team of Management Trainees for our tea estates. We spend time and resources on training the new Trainees who come from all backgrounds. Career advancement is carefully monitored by us as we expect each of them to one day manage one of the Company's internationally renowned tea estates, with direct responsibility for the estates' success and the welfare of the families and communities associated with it.

Experienced Professionals: We help turn skilled professionals into leaders in their respective field. McLeod Russel's aim is to develop an effective manager by cultivating knowledge, entrepreneurship and imagination. We truly think it is these values that have made McLeod Russel one the best-managed tea companies in the world.

We have opportunities for a variety of roles that come up from time to time. If interested, please send your Resumé / CV with a covering letter to hradmin@mcleodrussel.co.ug.


Some Facts and Figures
Tea Figures
Number of Estates 6
Total Tea Production  21 million kgs
% of Ugandan Tea 29%
Total Employees 6,000
Area under Tea 3,600+ ha
Eucalyptus 1,300+ ha
Natural Forest  1,800+ ha


Tea Plucking

Tea Plucking at a McLeod Russel estate