Senior Farm Manager - Zambia - Zambia
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Role||Senior Farm Manager - Zambia|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||5|
|Nationality||Open to Expat|
Planning and programming of works relating to the planting through harvesting of Potatoes, Maize wheat, soya, sugar beans and other row crops.<br. Experience in the super food and organic industry will be beneficial. Horticultural experience is also required.
Planning and implementation of all irrigation scheduling.
Planning & Management of large numbers of farm labour.
Planning & Management of all farm tractors, implements and other resources to effectively and efficiently deliver on prescribe deliverables.
Pest & disease Management control.
The Farm Manager will have a superior knowledge of the use of tractors, combines and implements, associated to the crops mentioned above.
The Farm manager will have sound mechanical experience and be in a position to least identify the mechanical issues that arise and effective have repairs conducted. He will be able to calibrate agricultural equipment and have sufficient experience with planters, spreaders, sprayers and land preparation equipment.
The Farm manager will have sound knowledge of the acceptable practices of grain handling and post-harvest loss prevention.
FARM EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE : Ensure all the equipment, including tractors, implements and all other equipment is receiving the maintenance and care required through collaborations with the workshop teams.
All equipment will be the responsibility of the Farm Manager until the point of hand over to the workshop Manager.
All cleaning, greasing and preventative maintenance will be the responsibility of the farm manager.
ADMINISTRATION AND RECORDS : The candidate will be able to assist the operations manager with the preparation of farm budgets and ensure that all records are kept daily to ensure that budgets are strictly adhered to.
All records relating to the management of all resources including labour management, inputs allocation and vehicle usage will be the responsibility of the farm manager.
Strong leadership skills .
Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Min of 10 years previous agricultural management experience.
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