Cattle Capitao job at Nanga Farms Ltd

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Vacancy title:
Cattle Capitao

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources , Category: Agricultural Services & Products ]

Jobs at:

Nanga Farms Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
29 January 2022  

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

Date Posted: Friday, January 14, 2022 , 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:-
Job title: Cattle Capitao

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Ranch Supervisor, the purpose of the job is to manage all daily cattle production management activities such as feeding, watering, grazing and maintenance of fencing infrastructure on the property.

Main Responsibilities
• Supervising the feeding and watering of the cattle in all paddocks
• Ensuring that the area around the cattle feeding and watering points are well maintained
• Assisting in ensuring general maintenance of fences on the farm.
• Tagging and branding of cattle that are under his responsibility
• Supervision of the driving of cattle to and from dip tanks, carrying out all operations regarding cattle dipping and vaccinations.
• Ensuring that animal welfare policy is implemented strictly at all times.
• Submits routine daily and weekly irrigation reports to the farm manager
• Keeping high productivity of labour through optimal activity tasking according to safe work procedures
• Implements the Company Safety, Health, Environment and Quality management Policy in the Section.

Qualifications and Experience
• Full Grade 12 Certificate.
• Certificate in General Agriculture or Animal health and production.
• Minimum two (2) years in the same field, preferably on a Cattle Ranch.
• Computer proficiency in word and excel.
• Valid driver’s licence will be an added advantage.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Candidates who meet the above specifications should apply before 29th January 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 Human Resources Officer, Nanga Farms Ltd, P.O. Box 670079, Mazabuka.
Email address: [email protected]

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