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Farm Manager (Hybrid Seed Maize Production) - Tanzania - Tanzania

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #12406
Job Location Tanzania
Company Type Agriculture
Job Role Farm Manager (Hybrid Seed Maize Production) - Tanzania
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary USD$ 5000 Net plus international travel allowance, medical cover and performance bonus

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 8
Residence Location Tanzania
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to Expat
Degree Agricultural Related Degree

Job Description

  • Job Status: Open

Our Client is looking for an experienced and commercial minded senior person to join their team.
A young couple would be most suited to this role due to the remote location.

You will be required to run a 600 Ha irrigated seed produduction: - Hybrid Seed Maize production
- Sunflower seed production
- Bean seed production

Manage company seed production
. Monitor/audit external production field selection, ensuring that grow-outs are technically managed to maintain seed purity and hybridity.
Collect samples of product and coordinate in-process testing as needed.
Travel to current seed production locations, potential growers, tradeshows, and conferences.
Develop and support the quality protocols to ensure parent seed integrity.
Forecast variety-level production needs to meet sales demand
Negotiate and coordinate grower contracts and processors to process, bag, and deliver seed.Demonstrate desire and ability to proactively develop grower relationships, clearly understand their capabilities, and match them to JSS production needs.

Key Skills
5 - 10 or more years of experience in managing seed product function
Knowledge of hybrid seed maize production is essential
Knowledge of domestic and international regulations related to seed importing and exporting and certification standards.
Ability to develop key relationships internally and externally and focus on project details.
Proven ability to work effectively with others in the organization to influence the overall strategy and coordination of seed production needs.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage time and multiple projects.
Working knowledge of standard office software (MS Word, Excel, etc.).
Willing to learn Swahili language.

  • Job Role: Farm Manager (Hybrid Seed Maize Production) - Tanzania
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: USD$ 5000 Net plus international travel allowance, medical cover and performance bonus

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Degree in Agronomy, Plant Science, Biology, Agriculture or related field.

Additional Requirements

Seed Maize
Sunflower Seed
Bean Seed
Farm Management Couple

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