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General Manager - Agribusiness - Norton,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #13728
Job Location Norton,Zimbabwe
Company Type Retail / Wholesale / FMCG
Job Role General Manager - Agribusiness
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 7
Residence Location Norton,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean
Degree Diploma / Degree

Job Description

21May
  • Job Status: Interviews in Progress

A large diversified corporate group is looking for a General Manager-Agribusiness to lead and further develop the agribusiness unit.


This is a brand new role in the group and requires someone who can assist in making the agribusiness unit a success.
The ideal candidate must be dynamic with vast experience and knowledge in horticulture and general agriculture.
A “jack of all trades” individual is required with knowledge and experience across all agricultural crops and practices.
This person needs to be a strong leader, energetic, highly strategic, entrepreneurial, and dynamic and be comfortable in a boardroom and on the farms.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure that creation and implementation of operational strategy designed to grow business for all farms
Supervision, guidance and mentorship for the current Farm Managers ensuring a strong performance management culture across all the farms.
Driving the increase in yields, quality and ensuring that all budgets are exceeded and maximum profitability is achieved.
Assisting on group procurement for farm materials, consumables, equipment and ensuring that all costs are contained.
Assisting the Farm Managers in planning, training, budgeting & preparing cash flows.
Assisting the Farm Managers on sales, marketing and ensuring that the company gets maximum value from farm produce.
Developing and assisting the head office team on creation of business plans for new projects or new ventures.
Identifying various opportunities on the export and local markets for farm produce.
Ensuring export compliance and protocols are in place.
Continuous training and development for all senior farm personnel to ensure best practice at all times.


Key Skills
At least 5 years relevant experience in senior management preferably in an export oriented horticultural cropping set up.
Proactive and entrepreneurial individual with ability to analyse problems and formulate practical solutions with a bias towards best practise.
Knowledge of financial and human resources management is required.
Strong communication skills and ability to work independently with a high concern for order and quality.

  • Job Role: General Manager - Agribusiness
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

7 Years of Experience
Qualifications
A Diploma/Degree in Agriculture, Agriculture Economics, Agribusiness Management, Horticulture from reputable college or university.
A certificate in management a distinct advantage.

Additional Requirements

Agribusiness
Agriculture
General Manager
horticulture
Farm Managers

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