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16Aug
Mumbwa, Zambia

Our Client is looking for a Farm Manager to join their team
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Duties Includes:
Planning and programming of works relating to the planting through harvesting of Potatoes, Maize wheat, soya, sugar beans and other row crops.
Experience in the super food and organic industry will be beneficial.
Horticultural experience is required with relevant experience with vegetables.
Planning and implementation of all irrigation scheduling.
Planning & Management of large numbers of farm labour.
Planning & Management of all farm tractors, implements and other resources to effectively and efficiently deliver on prescribe deliverables.
Pest & disease Management control.
The Farm Manager will have a superior knowledge of the use of tractors, combines and implements, associated to the crops mentioned above.
The Farm manager will have sound mechanical experience and be in a position to least identify the mechanical issues that arise and effective have repairs conducted.
He will be able to calibrate agricultural equipment and have sufficient experience with planters, spreaders, sprayers and land preparation equipment.
The Farm manager will have sound knowledge of the acceptable practices of grain handling and postharvest loss prevention.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

7 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agric. Diploma/Degree and/or extensive practical farming experience (10 yrs).Within 6 months: Company Policies and Procedures. Farm budgetary controls<br>
Key Skills
Agricultural Operations.
Farm Equipment Management and Maintenance.
Administration and Records
Communication
Personnel: Development, Relationships and Welfare.

Additional Requirements

Our Client is looking for an experienced Agricultural Country Head to join their exciting and expanding operation based in Tanzania. Read More

Duties to include:
Agricultural farm management
Land/Field Infrastructure Development and Land Acquisition
Business Development including strategy, markets, and product innovation
Administration
Financial Planning and Review
Corporate Social Responsibility
PR

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agriculture / Agronomy related Degree <br> Minimum of 10 years experience within the agricultural sector
Key Skills
Ability to manage a large workforce
Strong networking abilities

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Country Head
Agronomy

Our Client is looking for an experienced Agricultural Seed Production Expert to join their expanding operation based in Tanzania.Read More

Duties to include:
Develop and maintain a grower evaluation system to drive increased yields and quality
Understand seed species and varieties, seed quality standards, and crop delivery requirements
Develop and implement programs regarding agronomic issues in production fields
Conduct and manage field productions of seed as required
Perform and coordinate seed logistics activities to ensure accurate records and movement of seed
Complete administrative duties such as signing grower contracts, collecting and inputting data for reports, pricing, and managing disposition of harvest
Remain current with latest production technology to support seed growers
Maintain relationships with growers, contractors and the local farming community
Satisfy internal production standards within quality, timeliness and financial objectives
Propose improvements to the field operations production program

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agricultural / Agronomy Degree
Key Skills
Strong technical abilities
Minimum of 5 years experience within a similar role Self motivated with strong people skills

Additional Requirements

Agronomy
Seed Production

Our Client is seeking an Agricultural Research Associate to join their team
The right candidate will focus on trial prioritization and design, trial management, analysis and interpretation of results as well as recommendations for core program change and improvement for the Zambia team.
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Responsibilities and duties include but are not subject to:
Desk research
Conduct outsight research and liaise with other agriculture institutions in Zambia and elsewhere to inform trial questions. Many questions need more in depth research to improve trial planning and success. Some example topics include:
Reducing the cost of growing maize for organisations farmers
Moving forward with trials and scale up of reduction of weeds pressure
Developing a strategy to build soil fertility and structure for organisations farmers
Best practices for designing crop storage trials
Lead farmers’ preference tests for maize and other crops
Develop surveys, focus groups, semi-structured interview protocols and other farmer engagement strategies, and analyse data to discover and evaluate new trial ideas for improving impact along our 3 major impact categories: Farmer profit, Healthy soil, and Healthy families.

Designing and supporting execution of Research station trials
Play a leading role in trial prioritization and design for all research station trials.
Prioritize trials effectively based on research and station results
Create impact models for each product or idea to be tested throughout trials
Create crop management protocols and calendars for trials
Support the research station team in executing trials and solving problems
Gather feedback from research station teams to inform further trial ideas
Develop and deliver trainings to research station teams
<Br> Designing and supporting execution of participatory farmer field trials
Prioritize trials effectively, particularly through use of desk research and research station trials results
Create planting protocols and calendars for trials
Support the Impact field team in executing trials and solving problems
Develop and deliver trainings to Impact field team
Data audit and analysis

Analysis and reporting
Following completion of trials, the Agriculture Research Manager will: <b> Carry out statistical analyses and interpret results
Draft trial reports
Make recommendations for next steps e.g. repeat trial, add treatments, scaling-up.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
A formal educational background in the agricultural sciences or soil science. . An MSc is required, PhD welcome. <br>
Key Skills
Experience with agricultural research and application of findings, especially in smallholder tropical agriculture.
Experience with trial management (research station and / or participatory farmer field trials) required
Strong work experiences, which may include a demanding professional work experience, successful entrepreneurial experience, leading a conference, starting a business, etc.
Strong project management, communication, and leadership experience.
Strong data management and analysis skills. Experience with Excel required; experience with R or Stata strongly preferred.
A willingness to commit to living in East Africa for at least two years.
The ideal candidate will have at least one year demonstrated experience working in the developing world, although this is not a strict requirement.
Language: English required.

Additional Requirements

Our client, a regional poultry and feed milling company, is now looking for a Nutritionist who would be able to assist with the feed formulation as well as run a small feed laboratory in Tanzania.Read More

Manage formulation systems – upgrades, formulation procedures
Set and control global raw material specifications(STL Base Matrix)
Set and control all global feed specifications(Nutrients, Raw Material Bounds, Additives)
Control all feed and raw material specification adjustments
Set all Raw Material and Feed Quality Control requirement
Investigate and sign off all feed related claims
Technical support and liaison for farms
Technical support for the feed mill team
Initiate trails required
Improving the productivity of the operation by managing and implementing a Production Improvement Program(PIP)
Safeguarding all the intellectual assets of the feed milling operation provided to the staff in the best interest of the company
Working 5 days a week in which weekend is the normal days off
Working hours from 7h00am to 17h00pm Mon – Fri

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Up to $4,000 p/m plus housing & medical

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Must have a B.Sc (Agriculture) degree with a post graduate qualification in Animal Nutrition <br> Must Possess a clean valid Driver’s License <br> The following would be highly desirable: <br> Degree or Post- Graduate Degree in Poultry Science <br> Knowledge of Basic Management Accounting <br> Knowledge of Risk Audits <br> Knowledge of Poultry Diseases and Nutrition <br> Knowledge of managing a Feed Laboratory <br>
Key Skills
At least 5 years' experience in Feed Milling Industry
Experience in management of trials, feed formulation and quality control
Technical competence and in depth knowledge of all aspects of Feed Formulation
Technical competence and in depth knowledge of all aspects of Raw Material Brokering
Ability to communicate well and interact effectively
Ability to learn quickly and be competent in areas which he is not familiar with
Good communication skills and good people management abilities
Ability to interact with persons from widely different nationalities and cultures
Computer literacy
Ability to motivate and create a team spirit
Highly numerate, planning and analytical
Knowledge of Bio-Security
Good verbal and written skills

Additional Requirements

Agricultural
Poultry
Tanzania
Feed Milling
Nutritionist

Our Client is looking for an experienced Assistant Farm Manager to join their team (based just outside of Lusaka, Zambia). This position is only open to Zambian residents / citizens.
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The ideal Zambian Candidate should be energetic, willing to learn and take instructions and directions with a positive result. Computer skills (especially excel) are required however this position involves majority of time spend in the fields (no matter the weather). Remuneration is flexible and TBC for successful Candidates. This position does not include accommodation Duties to include:
Direct and coordinate worker activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and record-keeping.
Coordinates growing activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, packing houses, and other related departments.
Record information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.
Procurement of machinery, equipment, and supplies, such as tractors, seed, fertilizer, and chemicals.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: USD$2K

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Computer Literate <br> Proficient in excel <br> Agricultural Related Degree/Diploma a distinct advantage <br>
Key Skills
Results Driven
Ability to take direction
Motivated
Energetic
Willing to learn
Honest

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Horticulture
Assistant Farm Manager
Farm Manager

Our International Agri Business Client is looking for a qualified and experienced Commercial Cluster Manager to be responsible to oversee the commercial business (technical marketing and technical support to sales team) that provide an innovative, efficient Marketing and Technical service to promoteRead More

The commercial manager is a key position responsible to oversee the commercial business (technical marketing and technical support to sales team) that provide an innovative, efficient Marketing and Technical service to promote Fertilizer and other agricultural input sales in the Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe Area.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Deliver superior customer and technical service.
Apply a differentiated marketing strategy to meet customer needs.
Provides Agronomic services to customers and potential customers.
Provide technical support and training to Sales Teams.
Training programs for sales staff (basic agronomy, plant nutrition and fertilizer applications) – create a groundswell which will show dividends in a short time frame
Oversee all demonstrations (establish where they are being done, the reason for the demo, define what is being measured and how it is being measured)
Develop relationships with decision makers of commercial estates (tea, tobacco, sugar, macadamia, cashew, timber industries) in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi and target that business with differentiated, crop specific and soil specific fertilisation programmes supported by regional blender capabilities.
Develop relationships with NGO decision makers – encourage utilization of differentiated fertilizers (which we have) to enhance production.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum a B.Sc degree in Horticulture / Agronomy / Soil Science / Plant Production from a reputable university or 5 years as a technical sales person with a reputable fertilizer company <br> Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an Agricultural sales environment. <br> Computer literacy. <br> Experience in cross-border business transactions. <br>
Key Skills
DESIRED COMPETENCIES:
Candidates must have a customer service orientation
Strong interpersonal skills
Must have initiative, and be proactive in dealing with problems
Confidence, flexibility and self-control
Ability to work independently and have a high degree of responsibility and accountability
Above-average presentation / public speaking skills
Willingness to travel
PERSONAL QUALITIES:
Integrity
Team player, collaborative with leadership.
Creative and takes initiative.
Ability to train, and motivate staff effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision.
Excellent planning and prioritization skills.
Adaptable.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Agri Inputs
Agronomy
Regional Manager
Commercial Cluster Manager

Our International Agri Business Client is looking for a qualified and experienced Commercial Cluster Manager to be responsible to oversee the commercial business (technical marketing and technical support to sales team) that provide an innovative, efficient Marketing and Technical service to promoteRead More

PURPOSE OF POSITION/ROLE
The commercial manager is a key position responsible to oversee the commercial business (technical marketing and technical support to sales team) that provide an innovative, efficient Marketing and Technical service to promote Fertilizer and other agricultural input sales in the Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Deliver superior customer and technical service.
Apply a differentiated marketing strategy to meet customer needs.
Provides Agronomic services to customers and potential customers.
Provide technical support and training to Sales Teams.
Training programs for sales staff (basic agronomy, plant nutrition and fertilizer applications) – create a groundswell which will show dividends in a short time frame
Oversee all demonstrations (establish where they are being done, the reason for the demo, define what is being measured and how it is being measured)
Develop relationships with decision makers of commercial estates for both perennial and annual cropping systems (Tea, Coffee, Sugar, Timber and Cashew industries) in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda and target that business with differentiated, crop specific and soil specific fertilisation programmes supported by regional blender capabilities.
Develop relationships with NGO decision makers – encourage utilization of differentiated fertilizers (which we have) to enhance production.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum a B.Sc degree in Horticulture / Agronomy / Soil Science / Plant Production from a reputable university or 5 years as a technical sales person with a reputable fertilizer company <br> Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an Agricultural sales environment. <br> Computer literacy. <br> Experience in cross-border business transactions. <br>
Key Skills
DESIRED COMPETENCIES:
Candidates must have a customer service orientation
Strong interpersonal skills
Must have initiative, and be proactive in dealing with problems
Confidence, flexibility and self-control
Ability to work independently and have a high degree of responsibility and accountability
Above-average presentation / public speaking skills
Willingness to travel
PERSONAL QUALITIES:
Integrity
Team player, collaborative with leadership.
Creative and takes initiative.
Ability to train, and motivate staff effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Self-motivated person able to work without close supervision.
Excellent planning and prioritization skills.
Adaptable.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Agri Inputs
Regional Manager
Commercial Cluster Manager
Agronomy
20May

Our Client, a very well established company in the Agricultural industry is looking for an Informal Trade Sales Manager to join their team
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Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:
Define a medium and long-term strategy for the Informal trade with a clear understanding of their decision making processes, strategy and expansion plans
Compile weekly and monthly sales reports by monitoring sales performances against budget
Develop and implement a channel plan in order to maximise volume, profit and share performance
Ensure that objectives in terms of availability, visibility, volume, margin, quality and customer price of products are achieved for Informal Trade
Define customer trading terms in the commercial planning following guidelines from Head of Sales
Assess business performance of the Company and competitors in Informal Trade in order to enhance effectiveness of developed trade programmes
Manage expenditure budget for sales programmes
Recommend suitable sites for depot opening

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: US$ Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Related Degree or Diploma <br>
Key Skills
IT, budget and report writing skills
Excellent sales and negotiation skills
The ability to motivate and lead a team
Excellent communication and 'people skills
Good planning and organisational skills
The ability to work calmly under pressure
Good verbal and written communication skills
Work well in a team and with a wide range of people
Be organised and methodical

Additional Requirements

Sales
Informal Trade
Agriculture
01Apr

Our Client is looking for an experienced Section Manager to join their team.Read More

Duties include:
Learning line and staff functions, operations, management viewpoints and company policies and practices that affect each phase of business
Monitoring the performance progress with management and key trainers

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Agriculture
Key Skills
Organised, pragmatic, proactive, result-oriented, rigorous
Must be able to demonstrate team spirit
Must have strong communication and social skills
Ability to live in a remote environment

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
18Mar

Our well established and International Agri-Business Client is looking for an experienced Senior Agronomist to join their team, based in Zimbabwe but there would be an element of Regional travel involved.
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Ensure accurate knowledge or reliable referrals to make recommendations to growers to achieve efficient crop production
Soil sample fields including multiple depth sampling, sampling by geo-reference and multiple site sampling in the event of changes in soil texture
Manage field trials, plant physiology and irrigation practices Scout customer fields for weed, insects, disease and nutrition issues
Ensure that application of seeding, fertility and pesticide occurs when weather conditions are optimal
Gather, compile, analyze and interpret test results and prepare progress reports
Analyze crop claim issues as necessary
Document field evaluation of seed, chemical, specialty products and fertilizers
Provide agronomic training for staff responsible for sales and marketing
Assist with agronomic budgeting and cost monitoring
Interact with suppliers, applicators and agronomy laboratories
Remain up to date on crop nutrition and protection technology

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field <br> Previous experience with fertilizers an advantage <br>
Key Skills
Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software.
Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.
Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
Sales and presentation skills are also a major plus.
Focused on developing and promoting better farming practices.
Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and analytical with excellent listening, communication, and problem solving skills.

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Agronomist
Agronomy
Agri-Business
14Mar
Chiredzi,Zimbabwe

Our Client is establishing a new venture and are looking for an experienced Farm Manager to join their team who has experience of greenhouses.Read More

The role will take responsibility for growth aspects from initial construction of the Greenhouses which will cover 10 hectares, to planting, reaping, and also cloning of seeds, staff management, etc

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable p/month Accommodation

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Agriculture or Horticulture or related
Key Skills
Must have extensive greenhouse experience and should have covered a range of crops
Should have staff management experience

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Farming
Greenhouses
Out of Harare
Managerial
12Feb
International

Our International Client is looking for a knowledgeable, experienced and thorough Agronomist with experience in growing Cigar leaf and prior agronomy experience in a developing Country to join their Team in Cameroon, offering a very attractive package.
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The Successful Candidate will supervise leaf cultivation, harvesting, curing, fermentation, sortation and packing.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Qualifications include <br> At least 5 years prior agronomy expertise in a developing country <br> French and English language proficiency. <br> Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field <br>
Key Skills
Analytical with excellent communication and problem solving skills
Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office and diagnostic scientific software
Strong research, decision making and critical thinking
Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments
Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties
Self Motivated
Detail-oriented

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Tobacco
Agronomist
Tobacco Growing
Ex Pat position