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Quality Assurance Manager (Horticulture) - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #11874
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Horticulture / Agriculture / Fruit / FMCG
Job Role Quality Assurance Manager (Horticulture)
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary $ Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean
Degree University Degree or First-Class Diploma in Agriculture

Job Description

  • Job Status: CVs Submitted - Awaiting Feedback from Client

Are you a dynamic, proactive Quality Assurance Manager with 5 years’ experience in Horticulture or other fruit related industries? This new and exciting opportunity is one not to be missed! We are inviting suitably qualified Candidates to apply and join this expanding Company.

Quality Assurance Manager
Job Purpose
To raise the quality standard of the Group to world class level by implementing quality systems and audits to achieve the desired standards.
Reports to - Managing Director
Major Functions /Accountabilities:
Determining, negotiating and agreeing on in-house quality procedures (SOPs), standards and specifications for the farming & distribution operations.
Assessing and monitoring the performance of the farming & distribution operations to ensure that the agreed quality standards are met.
Specifying the quality of raw materials to be used as inputs at the farms.
Investigating and setting standards for quality, health and safety for the farms.
Determining the training needs that will enable the farming and distribution operations meet the agreed quality standards.
Change Management
Acting as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance and quality management. Records
Work together with the statistician to record, analyse and distribute statistical information on quality management performance.
Quality Audits
Formulate systems for quality audits.
Carry out internal audits on the quality management systems.
Work closely with the farm assurers to arrange, co-ordinate and participate in the external quality audits.
Review and report the principle causes of quality loss, non-conformance and make recommendations on how to improve.
Work closely with consultants and farm assurers to implement PIP, CIP and Global Gap.

Key Skills
A confident individual with excellent planning, organisation and analytical skills.
Good technical skills with excellent and proven communication skills, verbal and written.
A good working knowledge of numbers for accurate decision –making.
A strong character with good leadership skills that can implement change effectively.
Knowledge and experience in Global Gap.
Knowledge & experience in relevant quality management systems & quality standards.
A good problem solver with the ability to work effectively within a diversified team.
Computer proficiencies
Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point plus experience with Sage Evolution.

  • Job Role: Quality Assurance Manager (Horticulture)
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Horticulture or other fruit related industries
A strong First University Degree or First-Class Diploma in Agriculture with relevant experience.
A relevant qualification in business is an added advantage.

Additional Requirements

Quality Assurance Manager
Quality Assurance

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