Banana Farm Manager - Out of Harare,Zimbabwe
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Location||Out of Harare,Zimbabwe|
|Company Type||Agriculture / Horticulture / Exports|
|Job Role||Banana Farm Manager|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||$ Negotiable|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||5|
|Residence Location||Out of Harare,Zimbabwe|
|Degree||Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, or equivalent to a Agri diploma|
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.
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.
5 years Banana growing and operations experience
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