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Horticulture Farm Manager - Australia - International

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #13694
Job Location International
Company Type Agriculture / Horticulture
Job Role Horticulture Farm Manager - Australia
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary USD 5000 p/month plus benefits

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location International
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to South African and Zimbabwean Nationals
Degree Agriculture or Farm Management or Related

Job Description

  • Job Status: CVs Submitted - Awaiting Feedback from Client

Our client in Australia is looking for a hands on Grower Manager to manage a small farm team to ensure the effective operation to optimise yield and quality in a sustainable and efficient manner. The Grower Manager will take direction from the General Manager to plan the overall growing operation.


Coordinating staff to meet production requirements
Managing growing duties, ground preparation, seeding, irrigation scheduling, spraying and other associated activities.
Solving day–to-day problems and reporting irregularities (defects, diseases)
Maintaining constant liaison with the packing shed and the sales team to maximise the product value and meeting consumer demands
Ensuring the farm meets current goals and assist in developing the farm to achieve the company’s longer-term business plan
Making recommendations on capital equipment and suggest areas of improvement based on daily practice
Responsible for the stock management and procurement farm inputs e.g. chemicals, fertilisers and small equipment
In conjunction with the General Manager, assist with the recruitment, development, performance management and termination of staff
Managing daily staff issues and delegating responsibility, supervising the execution of the work and suggesting corrections where necessary
To be the first point of contact in managing daily staff issues providing clear instructions to ensure tasks are executed on time and correctly
Ensuring the employees under your control are properly inducted, and provided with information, instruction and training to effectively and safely carry out their tasks
Maintaining records on the activities performed such as: dates of sowing, pest and disease and spraying diary.
Supervising field rotations and planning sowing, planting and harvesting programmes
Regularly inspect each crop to evaluate and report on growth, health and development of the crop and provide weekly production reports to the General manager
Identification of diseases, pests and weeds in the crops and take appropriate action.


Key Skills
Experience in management of intensive horticulture production under irrigation
Sound knowledge of Agronomy, preferably with some experience in plant nutrition, pest and weed control
Demonstrated hands on experience in leadership and day to day supervision of a small team
Familiarity with quality assurance and HACCP
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Job Role: Horticulture Farm Manager - Australia
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: USD 5000 p/month plus benefits

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Agriculture or Farm Management or greater is preferred
5 years plus experience in farm management and growing operations
Chem-Cert, Forklift Licence would be beneficial
Valid passport

Additional Requirements

Australia
Horticulture
agronomy
farm manager

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