Agricultural Engineering Manager Job at Nanga Farms Limited – Career Opportunity in Zambia

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Vacancy title:
Agricultural Engineering Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Nanga Farms Limited

Deadline of this Job:
26 August 2021  

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

Date Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Company Profile
Nanga Farms Ltd. is a large irrigated Sugarcane Estate situated near Mazabuka in the Southern Province of Zambia. The Company is part of the Illovo Sugar Africa Group and its main activities are the cultivation of 2,860 hectares of Sugarcane and the rearing of 1,400 head of Cattle. The Company now invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of:-
Agricultural Engineering Manager

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, the purpose of the job is to manage the operation and maintenance of all Vehicles, Plant, Equipment, Irrigation and Electrical Infrastructure, Field Structures, Offices and Housing Units. The position will manage approximately 100 employees split into teams for the various areas of responsibility.

Main Responsibilities
• Maintenance and operation of a fleet of vehicles, tractors and agricultural equipment.
• Maintenance of irrigation & bulk water supply infrastructure and infield irrigation systems.
• Maintenance of electrical infrastructure for irrigation and domestic installations.
• Maintenance of office and housing units.
• Maintenance of road network throughout the farm.
• Ordering of spare parts and control of relevant stocks.
• Management of a multidisciplinary team of employees.
• Formulation of annual Capital and Operating budgets for the section and control of costs.
• Provision of routine and ad hoc reports.
• Management of Safety, Health and Environmental matters in areas of control.

Qualifications and Experience
• Full Grade 12 Certificate.
• Degree (preferably) OR Diploma in Agricultural Engineering.
• Degree – Minimum 5 years of management experience, preferably on an agricultural operation OR,
• Diploma – Minimum 10 years of management experience, preferably on an agricultural operation.
• Good technical, organisation and interpersonal skills with a high level of integrity.
• High level of computer literacy.
• Strong managerial ability.
• Must be a Member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ).

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Associate Degree


Job application procedure
Candidates who meet the above specifications should apply before 26th August 2021 , enclosing their detailed CV (together with references), certified copies of educational and professional qualifications, contact address, phone number (s) and email address to:
The General Manager, Nanga Farms Ltd, P.O. Box 670079, Mazabuka.
Email address: [email protected] , Tel Nos: +260 21 235340 / 41 or +260 97 8 772211