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General Manager (Farming) - Nigeria - Nigeria

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #10942
Job Location Nigeria
Company Type Agriculture
Job Role General Manager (Farming) - Nigeria
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary $Negotiable plus accommodation and other benefits

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 10
Residence Location Nigeria
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to Expat
Degree Agricultural / Business Degree or related

Job Description

  • Job Status: Interviews in Progress

Our client is a large and growing organisation who are currently looking for a General Manager of Farming to join their team. You will be reporting directly to the CEO.


Responsibilities to include:
Day to day planning and management of all farming operations including but not limited to over 2400ha of annual seasonal cultivation
Land/field infrastructure development
Develop and manage crop research facilities
Develop and implement policies and standard operating procedures.
Data collection
Manage all agricultural equipment working closely with the maintenance department.
Business development including strategy, markets, and product innovation
Financial planning and review
Project management
HR management
Adherence to environmental planning and permits
Manage all imagery and imaging technologies such as UAV's / Drones etc for monitoring farm activity


Key Skills
Demonstrable ability to lead Large Scale Farming Operations
Land/Greenfield Development Experience
Ability to lead and motivate a team
Experience with working in corporate environments
Strong operational and project planning abilities
Strong problem solving and creative abilities
Robust business acumen
Experience in mixed irrigated farming activities in excess of 1000ha including centre pivot and drip technologies.

  • Job Role: General Manager (Farming) - Nigeria
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable plus accommodation and other benefits

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor and or Master Degree in Agriculture or Agribusiness or related
Minimum of 10 years experience within a similar role

Additional Requirements

Maize
Soya Beans
General Management
Land Development

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