Operations Manager (Farming/Horticulture) - Out of Harare,Zimbabwe
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Location||Out of Harare,Zimbabwe|
|Company Type||FMCG / Agriculture / Horticulture / Exports|
|Job Role||Operations Manager (Farming/Horticulture)|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Monthly Salary||$ Negotiable Accommodation and Benefits|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||3|
|Residence Location||Out of Harare,Zimbabwe|
|Degree||Strong Agriculture Diploma or Horticulture Degree from reputable organization|
The position oversees 3 farming units, their development, and builds value over time by the continuous improvement, expansion and development of horticultural operations.
Reports Purpose to: General Manager - Farming Operations
Major Functions /Accountabilities:
General operations management – operating costs per unit,
Drive ongoing continuous improvement focusing on detail that improves quality, volumes and yields,
Recruiting, leading and developing first class management team,
Attention to detailed operations systems and SOPs to drive productivity and quality and crop planning from field through packhouse,
Drive adoption of global best practices and benchmarks with local innovation,
Develop product SKU’s, packaging and implementation,
Budgets and forecasts, financial analysis and planning,
Plan and develop depth of skills and capacity at all levels through operations,
Closely guard our reputation and integrity.
Skills and Competencies:
Technical expertise and high interest in driving technical progress,
Confident and open team player,
Strong leadership capacity with, high impact and influence,
Strong attention to detail,
Proactive and entrepreneurial bent with ability to solve problems and get completion,
Curious and demanding of new knowledge and its transfer,
Proven ability to build and mentor outstanding and growing individuals
Computer proficiency: - Strong aptitude for and all essential computer skills.
Experience in any detailed, export oriented horticultural cropping or plantations
Minimum of 3 years in a commercial horticulture or tobacco and 3 years at management level.
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