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Banana Farm Manager - Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #11182
Job Location Out of Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Agriculture / Horticulture / Exports
Job Role Banana Farm Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary $ Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Out of Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean
Degree Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, or equivalent to a Agri diploma

Job Description

Out of Harare,Zimbabwe
  • Job Status: Interviews in Progress

Our Agri inspired Client is a group of Agri and Hort Companies with a significant export portfolio of various Hort products. On their behalf we are looking for an experienced Banana farm Manager to cover 2 large operations in 2 locations.

We are searching for a Farm Manager with good business sense to join our Clients' team. The Banana Farm Manager’s responsibilities include monitoring staff, crops, and livestock, purchasing supplies, preparing budgets and reports, and ensuring maximum profit. You should be able to maintain professional networks and keep abreast of developments in agricultural science.
The successful candidate will be detail-oriented but also keep the bigger picture in mind. Outstanding candidates are keen problem solvers who are focused on efficiency and take a hands-on approach to management.
Farm Manager Responsibilities:
Analyzing existing operations, banana crops, livestock, staff, and financial documents and recommending improvements.
Preparing plans and schedules for planting and harvesting and ensuring staff understand expectations.
Visiting the different divisions to inspect crops, livestock, and also perform tests on soil and water.
Ensuring seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and other supplies are regularly restocked.
Scheduling repairs, maintenance, and replacement of equipment and machinery.
Handling the marketing and sale of products produced on the farm like fruit, vegetables, dairy, meat, and grain.
Ensuring all staff adhere to health and safety regulations.
Assisting with the recruitment and training of new staff members.
Collaborating with senior staff to prepare budgets and financial reports.
Building professional networks and keeping abreast of developments in agricultural science.

Key Skills
Extensive experience in a banana farming-related field.
Management experience would be a plus.
A passion for Agriculture.
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
The ability to make decisions in stressful environments.
Superb communication and interpersonal skills.
Willingness to work overtime as required.

  • Job Role: Banana Farm Manager
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, or equivalent to a Agri diploma with relevant banana experience
5 years Banana growing and operations experience
3-5 years experience in the same position

Additional Requirements

Banana Farm Manager
Farm Manager

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