Farm Manager (Hybrid Seed Maize Production) - Tanzania - Tanzania
- Harare, Zimbabwe
|Job Role||Farm Manager (Hybrid Seed Maize Production) - Tanzania|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Career Level||Senior Management|
|Years of Experience||10|
|Nationality||Tanzanian National or Expat|
|Degree||Agricultural Related Degree / Seed Production|
You will be required to run a 1300 Ha irrigated seed production and 250 Ha. avocado with extensive experience in:
- Hybrid seed Maize production
- Sunflower production
- Bean 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. A
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.).
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