Farm Manager job at Recruitment Matters Africa

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Vacancy title:
Farm Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Agribusiness ]

Jobs at:

Recruitment Matters Africa

Deadline of this Job:
13 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Mazabuka , South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Our Client is a mixed farm that grows various agri crops is looking for a Farm Manager to join their team
Responsibilities
• Planning and programming of works relating to the planting through harvesting of Potatoes, Maize wheat, soya, sugar beans and other row crops.
• Experience in the super food and organic industry will be beneficial.
• Horticultural experience is required with relevant experience with vegetables.
• Planning and implementation of all irrigation scheduling.
• Planning & Management of large numbers of farm labour.
• Planning & Management of all farm tractors, implements and other resources to effectively and efficiently deliver on prescribe deliverables.
• Pest & disease Management control.
• The Farm Manager will have a superior knowledge of the use of Silos, tractors, combines and implements, associated to the crops mentioned above.
• The Farm manager will have sound mechanical experience and be in a position to least identify the mechanical issues that arise and effective have repairs conducted.
• He will be able to calibrate agricultural equipment and have sufficient experience with planters, spreaders, sprayers and land preparation equipment.
• The Farm manager will have sound knowledge of the acceptable practices of grain handling and postharvest loss prevention.

Key Skills
• Agricultural Operations.
• Farm Equipment Management and Maintenance.
• Administration and Records
• Communication
• Personnel: Development, Relationships and Welfare.

Qualifications
• 5 Years of Experience
• Agric. Diploma/Degree and/or extensive practical farming experience (10 yrs).Within 6 months: Company Policies and Procedures. Farm budgetary controls

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
Please click here to apply.

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