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29May

Our Client is seeking an Operations Manager to join their team.
The position is based on a farm 30kms out of Lusaka
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Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Provide day to day direction and management of the farm operations, direct and endorse policy to fulfil objectives, achieve specific goals, and maximise profit and efficiency in conjunction with the COO in Zambia.
Plan, oversee and enhance poultry production and quality.
Manage personnel, hatchery and breeder farm so that maximum chicks at the right quality are hatched.
Ensure the effective marketing and sale of all day old chicks produced.
Marketing and Promoting new and current products to develop customer base.
Take responsibility for the sales and marketing and achieving set targets and budgets.
Building, advertising and managing the brand in Zambia
Creating and growing sustainable economic value.
Promoting and maintaining trust and confidence with stakeholders
Establish effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders so that objectives are achieved.
Effective delegation of responsibilities, authority and accountability at all levels.
Develop effective decision making at all levels.
Provide oversight in field of expertise.
Consultation and transfer of technical and production skills and knowledge to commercial farmers and coordination thereof to smaller farmers to ultimately increase sales.
Ensure effective monitoring and maintenance of the hatchery and breeder farm, including housekeeping, hygiene, health, nutrition of stock, and premises.
Monitor and evaluate the overall performance of the farm and ensure implementation of policies and procedures.
Evaluate records of business activities, monitoring market activity and planning production accordingly.
Develop and monitor strategy in response to business context, assess changing situations and respond accordingly by issuing commands and directives to subordinate staff in conjunction with COO.
Represent the organisation at official occasions, in negotiations, at conventions, seminars, public hearings and forums, and leasing between areas of responsibility.
Prepare or arrange preparation of, reports, budgets, and forecasts and presenting them.
Forecasting fluctuating market price, demand and availability of raw materials and ensure selling prices are aligned to the market.
managing margins, profits, in conjunction with COO Zambia.
Establish effective measurable controls so that performance of personnel, hatchery and breeder plant can be corrected where variations occur.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in operations management or related field. <br> Strong Agri background <br>
Key Skills
Experience in management, operations, and leadership.
Understanding of general finance and budgeting, including profit and loss, balance sheet and cash-flow management.
Ability to build consensus and relationships among managers, partners, and employees. Excellent communication skills.
Solid understanding of financial management.

Additional Requirements

27May
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for an Agricultural Engineer to join their their team
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Duties to include:
Plan, design, and supervise the building of irrigation, drainage, and flood- and water-control systems.
Conduct research to find new sustainable ways to produce food and fibre for consumers.
Conduct research for the design of innovative new structures and systems.
Conduct research to develop new technologies and management practices for food production that protect environmental resources.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

1 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Agricultural Engineering <br>
Key Skills
to enjoy technical and engineering activities.
to be able to identify, analyse and solve problems.
to be responsible and work well unsupervised.
to be creative as well as practical.
to adhere to safety requirements.

Additional Requirements

Irrigation
Agriculture
Agricultural Engineering
Engineering
Farming

Our client is an established fresh produce grower and distributor who are market leading in their specialisation. They have a strong network and supply presence with major supermarkets and independents and they are looking for a proactive Packshed Supervisor for their Macadamia Packhouse.
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The Packaging Shed Manager will be responsible for a number of tasks to ensure the efficient management of staff to meet demands. Some tasks may include:
Monitoring current processes and identifying areas for improvement
Ensuring staff adhere to Company's practices and policies
Managing staff to ensure maximum productivity
Compiling staff rosters
Providing training for staff to ensure quality
Compiling and analysing packing statistics to identify areas to be improved
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure that all sales orders are met from customers;
Ensure that orders are packed in full and delivered on time;
Continuously communicate with customers to allow for transparency;
Maintain and manage good relationships with all customers
Strategically plan and manage logistics, transportation and customer service;
Direct, optimizing and coordinate full-circle logistics;
Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport cost and efficiency;
Arrange and plan routes and ensure that shipments are actioned;
Resolve all customer complaints or challenges;
Meet costs, productivity, accuracy and timeline targets;
Comply with legal regulations and laws;
Manage all staff reporting into your role in a fair, objective and equal manner;
Ensure that the relevant staff receives training on how to use equipment and machinery;
Manage all conflict and discipline of staff within the parameters of the disciplinary code and refer to HR Manager as and when required;
Ensure that you have a good understanding of how the disciplinary process works as well as working knowledge of the Company’s code of Conduct and Code of Good practices;
Ensure that all employees are aware of their role and what the expectation is.
Ensure that workers are at all times utilised effectively and to their full potential
You will be required to manage and assist those reporting to you in their tasks, as well as being aware of what they are doing at all times.
Ensure that there is proper communication between management and staff.
Assess employee’s performance and ascertain if any training is required.
Ensure that staff are continually trained and developed to execute their jobs timeously.
Develop maintenance procedures and ensure implementation
Carry out inspections of the vehicles, machines and equipment to identify and resolve issues
Develop maintenance procedures and ensure implementation
Carry out inspections of the vehicles, machines and equipment to identify and resolve issues
Ensure that all equipment and machinery are cleaned and kept tidy
Ensure that the maintenance team is aware of faulty machinery and vehicles as soon as possible.
Plan and oversee all repairs and installation activities of the equipment, machinery and vehicles.
Allocate workload and supervise upkeep staff
Monitor expenses and control budget for the maintenance of the equipment, machinery and vehicles
Ensure that maintenance logs are kept and updated on a daily basis
Develop maintenance procedures and ensure implementation
Carry out inspections of the facility to identify and resolve issues
Check electrical and hydraulic systems of building to ensure functionality
Plan and oversee all repairs and installation activities of the facilities
Allocate workload and supervise upkeep staff
Monitor expenses and control budget for the maintenance of the building
Ensure that the health and safety policies are complied with.
Responsible for Audits such as:
Globalgap
WW Hygiene and Safety
Farming for the Future
WW Ethical
Ensure that all administration is updated on a regular basis
Liaison with customers technical staff
Deal with customers complaints and rejects
Trending and technical data
Chemical control and discharge
Ensure that all products being dispatch meets the quality standards that are set.
Management of the Health and Safety audit and the execution of any other audits that may be required.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
4 years experience as a Packshed Supervisor / Manager <br> Prior experience in a management role would be an advantage <br> Macadamia Packhouse experience preferred <br> Experience in the fresh food industry highly regarded<br> Tertiary qualification in Agriculture essential, hydroponics and soil science essential;<br> Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the cultivation/farming of fresh produce <br>
Key Skills
Technical know how
A quick learner,
Good at managing labour,
A disciplinarian
Ability to communicate effectively to diverse cultural backgrounds
Strong organisational skills
Good knowledge on the establishment, care and production of Fresh Produce;
Excellent report writing, system/audit administration, verbal and written communication skills;
Effectively panning and organising skills;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Strong leadership skills and work confidently in a group;
Problem-solving capabilities;
Strong administration, process control and TQM skills;
Excellent time management; and,
Computer literacy is a must.

Additional Requirements

Packshed Supervisor
Packshed Manager
Macadamia
Packshed
FMCG
18May

Our client is looking for a Laying Supervisor to join their team
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Duties and Responsibilities:
Cleaning and preparing poultry houses for receiving parent stocks
Daily feeding of chickens
Daily collection of eggs
Daily grading of eggs<b
Daily recording eggs and mortalities
Weighing and manage body weights
Manage Biosecurity on sites
Manage of laying staff on sites
Weekly ordering of laying feeds
Reporting to Operational Manager on a daily and weekly basis
Reporting any maintenance issues to the maintenance supervisor

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
5 year Poultry experience or related <br> 2 Years Supervisor experience<br> Technical Diploma or Equivalent combinations of training<br> Knowledge of poultry and construction equipment<br> Experienced Supervisor for infrastructure underground Pipe Laying & Civil Works<br>
Key Skills
Self motivated with high energy level
High level communicating and listening skills
Problem solving and decision making skills
Time management skills
Must work independently
Maintain a schedule of work

Additional Requirements

Poultry
Agriculture
18May
Lusaka, Zambia

Our client is looking for a Rearing Supervisor to join their team
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Responsibilities:
Cleaning and preparing of houses for birds on Company standards
Receiving of Parent Stocks (verifying placement numbers; physical placement)
Brooding of both broiler and layer day-old Parent Stock on International Standards
Daily record keeping
Weighing and manage body weight accordingly to International standards
Vaccination of birds - Company vaccination programs
Transfer of birds (verifying numbers)
Manage Biosecurity on sites
Manage of rearing staff on sites
Weekly ordering of rearing feeds
Reporting to Operational Manager on a daily and weekly basis
Reporting any maintenance issues to the maintenance supervisor

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Diploma in Agricultural Business- Dairy Science and Poultry Science<br> 5 year Poultry experience<br> Relevant Knowledge at Supervisor experience<br>
Key Skills
Command of Basic Facts
Relevant Professional Knowledge
Continuing Sensitivity to Events
Analytical, Problem-solving, and Decision/judgement making skills
Social Skills and Abilities
Emotional Resilience
Proactivity – Inclination to Respond Purposefully to Events
Creativity

Additional Requirements

Poultry
Agriculture

Our Client is an Internationally renowned Agriculture Company that operates across SSA. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of Grower Agriculture Manager, reports to the Agriculture Head, and operates within the Agricultural function.
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The position reports to the Agriculture Head, and operates within the Agricultural function. The successful incumbent will be responsible for Develop Grower development strategy with a view towards long-term sustainable cane supply, optimisation of Grower operations, relationship management and practices for environmental sustainability and climatic resilience. The role will also be responsible for Ensuring a long term, sustainable cane supply by holding the function accountable to the highest standards of sustainable cane supply and Grower optimization.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop the long term cane supply plan; ensure that appropriate processes are run to refresh plan at appropriate intervals and that initiatives are in place to deliver on the plan strategy
Oversee coordination of a rateable supply of cane to the mill aligned with mill requirements, ensuring delivery equity between Growers (including Estate cane) and hauliers is maintained, and that “no cane“ stops, other than those for rain, are minimised and plant crushing capacity & OTE maximised
Develop crop forecasts from review of strategic analysis of crop growing areas being cognizant of prevailing conditions e.g. weather, soils, politics, social etc.
Build a strong leadership team and talent pipeline for Grower agriculture through ongoing coaching, mentoring and guidance
Drive rigorous performance management, biased towards rewarding strong performance and compliance with critical behaviours, and including managing consequences where required
Drive operational excellence across Grower agriculture by making informed tradeoffs and driving initiatives that will deliver a sustainable cane supply at optimal cost and quality levels
Ensure adoption of group standards and processes for identifying and securing cane supply, supporting the Grower ecosystem, managing Grower relationships and managing Grower cane supply.
Oversee integration of Estate Agriculture technical expertise into Grower Optimisation initiatives
Drive synergies with the group, effectively partnering with group counterparts to identify, share and embed opportunities for optimisation
Oversee relationships with Growers, key stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers
Report on cane supply and Grower performance, including key adverse or positive developments, to Country Executive and Group Grower Agriculture
Initiate and develop the business case for key projects (including innovation opportunities), ensuring required outcomes are delivered on
Establish and maintain a cane production and grower relationship management database that satisfies business requirements
Manage and coordinate sharing of identified best practices, frameworks and minimum standards within function through Head Office platform, and provide additional opportunities for problem identification and knowledge sharing
Oversee effective talent and performance management within function
Promote and adhere to Business procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)
Ensure enablers are in place to promote success (e.g. systems and processes)
Identify and monitor KPIs to track performance and flag any issues

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agriculture degree or equivalent <br> 8 years experience in sugar cane agricultural operations, Grower liaison and cane supply<br>
Key Skills
Good business acumen and agricultural expertise, with ability to anticipate, interpret and respond to changes
A passion for Agriculture.
Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
The ability to make decisions in stressful environments.
Superb communication and interpersonal skills.
Willingness to work overtime as required.

Additional Requirements

Sugarcane
Agriculture
Agriculture Manager
GROWER AGRICULTURE MANAGER
General Manager

Our Client is an Internationally renowned Agriculture Company that operates across SSA. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of Optimisation Manager. The position reports to the Agriculture Head, and operates within the Agricultural function. <brRead More

Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop sustainable agronomic strategies with the objective of closing the gap between the actual and the attainable yield potentials for each field on the estate
Drive agronomic modernisation, and optimisation improvement plans through innovation and new farming systems, improving the cost of production through yield and efficiency improvement
Support adoption and embedding of agreed best practices, frameworks, minimum standards and processes for agronomy
Develop an estate master plan that guides strategic decision agriculture to maximize sucrose production and profitability– e.g. seasonal planting variety and ground usage, sugar cane agronomic trials, Estate nursery fields management, seed quality, plant nutrition, water usage, fertilisers, and cane improvement practices
Develop an integrated pest and disease management program across the cane supply area, monitor / report on status and changes, and ensure best practice is applied
Provide Agronomic support service to Growers through Extension Officers
Own design and management of systems data analytics methodologies / reporting
Manage data to maximise accuracy and integrity
Coordinate capability building in data management, analytics and benchmarking, and drive on-site utilization
Set direction, implement and monitor continuous improvement by designing standardized work practices for in-Country nuances, and ensuring that tools and techniques are being applied to deliver high quality, sustainable supply of Estate sugar cane
Develop and update standardized work procedures in line with Head Office best practices and on-site constraints

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

5-10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture / Agronomy<br> 5-10 years experience in sugar cane agronomy on an irrigated estate, with 5 years in leadership/management role<br>
Key Skills
Proven track record of effectively developing and implementing strategies through managing budgets, people and resources to meet business KPIs
Strong agriculture data analysis skills
Experience in addressing multi-variable agronomic problems
Experience with CanePro (or similar) would be an advantage
Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, coaching, and conflict resolution skills.
Time and project management skills.
Ability to analyze processes and information, identify problems and trends, and develop effective solutions and strategies.
Commitment to providing exceptional service to customers and support to staff members.

Additional Requirements

AGRICULTURE OPTIMISATION MANAGER
Agriculture
OPTIMISATION MANAGER
Agriculture Manager
Sugarcane
12May
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our Client is a growing business in the agricultural industry and is looking for an Irrigation Designer to join their team.
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The role will take responsibilities for designing a range of irrigation solutions.
Perform site visits during construction to observe landscape and irrigation construction compliance to plans
Responsible for production & coordination of drawings and specifications; Including consultant coordination

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Agricultural Irrigation or related<br> Class 4 drivers license <br>
Key Skills
Must have experience of designing irrigation systems.
Ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously
Ability to work independently or with a design team to complete projects

Additional Requirements

Irrigation
Agriculture
Design
Engineering
Management
12May
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our Client is a very large agricultural organisation who is now looking to take on a Land Surveyor.Read More

Responsibilities will include -
Managing rural estates, which may comprise any combination of farms, tenanted dwellings, farm buildings such as workshops, and offices - this work often includes direct management of estate staff
Overseeing the development of farming facilities to ensure they are working efficiently and considering alternative uses for redundant farm buildings
Providing professional advice on how emerging regulations and practices may affect business plans
Keeping up to date with new national or EU regulations that are likely to affect land use

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Land Surveying
Key Skills
2 - 3 years experience preferably with Agricultural industry experience

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Land Surveying
Irrigation
Attention to detail
Communication

Our client is a large and growing organisation who are currently looking for a General Manager of Farming to join their team. You will be reporting directly to the CEO. Read More

Responsibilities to include:
Day to day planning and management of all farming operations including but not limited to over 2400ha of annual seasonal cultivation
Land/field infrastructure development
Develop and manage crop research facilities
Develop and implement policies and standard operating procedures.
Data collection
Manage all agricultural equipment working closely with the maintenance department.
Business development including strategy, markets, and product innovation
Financial planning and review
Project management
HR management
Adherence to environmental planning and permits
Manage all imagery and imaging technologies such as UAV's / Drones etc for monitoring farm activity

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable plus accommodation and other benefits

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor and or Master Degree in Agriculture or Agribusiness or related <br> Minimum of 10 years experience within a similar role <br>
Key Skills
Demonstrable ability to lead Large Scale Farming Operations
Land/Greenfield Development Experience
Ability to lead and motivate a team
Experience with working in corporate environments
Strong operational and project planning abilities
Strong problem solving and creative abilities
Robust business acumen
Experience in mixed irrigated farming activities in excess of 1000ha including centre pivot and drip technologies.

Additional Requirements

Maize
Soya Beans
General Management
Land Development

Our Client is seeking farm assistant managers and farm managers to join their team in Mumbwa.
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Responsibilities and Duties include but are not subject to:
To manage all areas of cropping, livestock, and associated departments effectively and efficiently.
Field Supervision
Weeding
Herbicide/Pesticide applications
Harvesting
Irrigation
Pest & Disease Control
Fertilisation
Identification of all issues relating to the business.
Planting
Equipment management
Field Supervision
Weeding
Herbicide/Pesticide applications
Harvesting
Irrigation
Pest & Disease Control
Fertilisation
Identification of all issues relating to the business.
Planting
Equipment management
Labour Management
Evaluate field conditions for every task that will be issued personally.
Issue tasks, measure and evaluate.
Take necessary action for non-performance, institute disciplinary action.
Ensure Labour are suitably motivated.
Consider the health and well being of labour
Install a good work culture driven by productivity
Administrative
Conduct Roll call daily.
Report Absenteeism.
Record all the work conducted daily as well as the following days plan.
Report daily to farm management on performance/non-performance.
Record all machinery allocated to the department daily – Diesel, hours etc.
Record all non-performance.
Record all daily labour hours, overtime, and verify daily with farm management.
Must ensure all applications are recorded accurately – Water, chemicals, fertiliser, labour etc.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: negotiable depending on candidate

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Any related Degree or Diploma
Key Skills
One needs to be physically fit and in good health.
Supervisory role in Agricultural business for a minimum of ten years
Agricultural Diploma/ Degree
Understanding of Agricultural Machinery
Good Working Ethic.
Experience in Agronomy.
Excellent Labour Management skills.
Team Player
Infallible integrity
Hands on
Not a “clock watcher”
Strong Disciplinarian
Ambitious
Academic and strong in Maths.

Additional Requirements

Our Client is looking for a Broiler Production Manager to join their team based in MalawiRead More

Duties to include:
ensuring all aspects of running the farm are met
maintaining safe working practices
managing and motivating a team
ensuring welfare of livestock
ventilation management
feed management
vaccinations
production performance
record keeping

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years experience within a similar position
Key Skills
Effective people management skills
Ability to carry out manual duties
Proficient computer skills

Additional Requirements

Broilers
Production Performance

Our Client is looking for a Layer Production Manager to join their team based in MalawiRead More

Duties to include:
ensuring all aspects of running the farm are met
maintaining safe working practices
managing and motivating a team
ensuring welfare of livestock
ventilation management
feed management
vaccinations
production performance
record keeping

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years experience within a similar position
Key Skills
Effective people management skills
Ability to carry out manual duties
Proficient computer skills

Additional Requirements

Layers
Production Performance
Poultry

Our Client is looking for a Hatchery Manager to join their team based in MalawiRead More

Duties to include:
Manage and coordinate hatchery activities
Oversee quality assurance program
Monitor facility equipment and repairs
Oversee hatchery sanitation
Keep a current knowledge of industry trends
Manage animal welfare program
Plan and oversee hatchery budget
Comply with all company policies and animal welfare guidelines
Manage chick care, maintenance, packing and transfer activities
Manage and maintain weekly hatch schedules
Direct supervision of employees

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Animal or Poultry Science a distinct advantage
Key Skills
Ability to work unsupervised
Ability to manage a taem

Additional Requirements

Hatchery
Poultry
21Apr
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

Our Client is established Agriculture Concern with a specific focus on Avocado and Macadamia exports, on their behalf we are recruiting for a experienced Farm Manager with knowledge of growing Avocado and Macadamia to join their Team based in Eastern Highlands.
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This position is based in the Eastern Highlands working for a rapidly expanding Company that grows, manufactures and exports their Avocado and Macadamia to International markets.
The successful candidate will have 3-5 years experience in growing and managing avocado/macadamia or similar farm operations and will be responsible for:
Overseeing all production related to avo's and macadamias.
Packhouse experience an advantage as will be required to run the avo packhouse during the season
Global GAP and other ethical trading audit experience would be a distinct advantage
Oversee workshop and tractor maintenance
You will be required to relocate if not in the area and the usual farm benefits are provided.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

3-5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agri Diploma from a reputable organization is required <br> B.Sc Agric or similar qualification is highly advantageous <br> Min of 8 years’ experience in Agriculture, at last 5 years’ experience in a management role <br> 3-5 years experience in growing and managing avocado/macadamia or similar farm operations<br>
Key Skills
Word/Excel and basic computer literacy is essential
Strong and proven labour management ability and experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proactive
Honest
Hands on

Additional Requirements

Farm Manager
Opperations Manager
Agriculture
Avocado
Macadamia
06Apr
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

Our established Client is looking for an experienced, results driven Operations Manager to join their expanding team in Burma Valley.
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The position oversees 3 farming units, their development, and builds value over time by the continuous improvement, expansion and development of horticultural operations.
Reports Purpose to: General Manager - Farming Operations
Major Functions /Accountabilities:
General operations management – operating costs per unit,
Drive ongoing continuous improvement focusing on detail that improves quality, volumes and yields,
Recruiting, leading and developing first class management team,
Attention to detailed operations systems and SOPs to drive productivity and quality and crop planning from field through packhouse,
Drive adoption of global best practices and benchmarks with local innovation,
Develop product SKU’s, packaging and implementation,
Budgets and forecasts, financial analysis and planning,
Plan and develop depth of skills and capacity at all levels through operations,
Closely guard our reputation and integrity.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $ Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Strong Agriculture Diploma or Horticulture Degree from reputable organization <br> Experience in any detailed, export oriented horticultural cropping or plantations<br> Minimum of 3 years in a commercial horticulture or tobacco and 3 years at management level.<br>
Key Skills
Skills and Competencies:
Technical expertise and high interest in driving technical progress,
Confident and open team player,
Strong leadership capacity with, high impact and influence,
Strong attention to detail,
Proactive and entrepreneurial bent with ability to solve problems and get completion,
Curious and demanding of new knowledge and its transfer,
Proven ability to build and mentor outstanding and growing individuals
Computer proficiency: - Strong aptitude for and all essential computer skills.

Additional Requirements

Operations Manager
Farm Manager
Agriculture
Horticulture

Our Client, a major International Agricultural group, are currently looking to recruit a self-motivated, results-driven, experienced General Manager to oversee and run an impressive, operational Tea Estate in Rwanda.
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The Estates current production is around 3 million Kg of which at least half of the supply comes from smallholders.
These Estate’s run as completely autonomous units so the GM will be responsible for running the entire business.
The package will be on expat terms and tax in Rwanda is 30%.
The GMs house is on the Estate and within a secure area close to the processing facility.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Expat package offered

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agriculture Degree or equivalent,<br> At least 10 years of professional experience, including at least 5 years in a senior management position,<br>
Key Skills
A proven record of successes in agriculture in Africa,
Excellent interpersonal skills,
A great knowledge of farm related management information systems.
Strong track record in an agricultural context and proven management capability.
Good knowledge of different business functions.
Strong leadership qualities.
Excellent communication skills.
Highly Organized.
Strong work ethic.
Good interpersonal skills.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Computer literate.
Proactive nature.
Experience in planning and budgeting
Knowledge of business process and functions (Finance, HR, Procurement, Operations etc.).
Strong analytical ability.
Excellent communication skills.
Outstanding organizational and leadership skills.
Problem-solving aptitude.

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
General Manager
Farm Manager
Expat
Tea
09Mar
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is looking for a Workshop Manager to join their team.Read More

Improving the workshop standards
We would like you to start to manage all the technical teams and train them where necessary
Implementing best practice procedures in the workshop
Managing workshop activity
Managing safety
Managing staff
Servicing and maintenance of Equipment

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Qualified Mechanic<br> 5 years experience in this field<br>
Key Skills
Good Management skills
Team Player
Hands on

Additional Requirements

Attention to detail
lawnmower
brushcutter
Management
repairs
04Mar

Our client is looking for 2 x Agricultural Travelling Sales Reps to join their new division for their organisation.Read More

Duties to include:
Business development
Market research
Customer service
Providing quotations
Sales administration
Call plans
Budget planning
Adopt new strategies to keep up to date with current business trends
Will be required to travel across the country

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Basic knowledge and understanding of Tractors and all agricultural equipment<br>
Key Skills
Motivated
Able to set and meet targets
Work without supervision
Able to close sales
Technically minded
Able to communicate with all levels of staff

Additional Requirements

Sales
Agriculture
equipment
targer driven
technical

Our client is looking for a Qualified Workshop Manager to join their new division for their organisation.Read More

Must be willing to oversee the department and a few staff members
There will be need to travel out to customers if there is a breakdown or if services need to be attended to
Must be willing to work on tractors and put in extra time when required

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 5 – 8 years of experience<br> Must be qualified mechanic<br>
Key Skills
Technically minded
Leadership skills
Excellent communication skills

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Mechanic
tractors
manage
Workshop Manager
04Mar

Our client is looking for a Counter Sales/Admin/Receptionist to join a new division of their organisation.Read More

Exhibit a positive, friendly & helpful attitude towards customers and be sensitive to their needs.
Willing to be a general run around and assist in all divisions in the office
Create proforma, delivery note and invoice.
Select appropriate product from stock. Assist with and resolve customer complaints where necessary.
Keeps abreast of new product information and upcoming product promotions.
Any additional tasks as assigned by the Office Manager
Perform basic mathematical calculations required to accurately complete assigned tasks eg. discounts and mark ups

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Experience in Agri Equipment<br> Experience in Agri tractor parts<br> High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience<br>. A minimum of two years experience in Counter Sales position. <br> Proficient use of English<br>
Key Skills
Must have excellent customer service and communication skills

Additional Requirements

Parts
tractors
reception
customer care
07Feb
Cape Town, South Africa

Our client is looking for a dedicated poultry farm manager to take charge of operations in their free range farm.Read More

Responsibilities will include:
ensuring all aspects of running the farm are met
maintaining safe working practices
managing and motivating a team
ensuring welfare of livestock
ventilation management
feed management
vaccinations
production performance
record keeping

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: R15 000 - R25 000

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
At least a foundation degree/HND in an agricultural, horticultural, land or animal-related subject.
Key Skills
You will need:
Effective people management skills
Ability to carry out manual duties
Proficient computer skills
NVQ level 3 in poultry production or similar would be desirable.
A competitive remuneration package plus accommodation is offered.

Additional Requirements

03Feb

Our client is looking for an experienced Agricultural Sales Representative to join their team.
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ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Sourcing potential new customers
• Maintaining regular contact with existing customers
• Traveling to the customers location and talk about our product range
• Demonstrating the technical features and benefits of our products
• Advising customers on when and why to use our products
• Maintaining strong customer relations
• Meeting sales targets
• Candidate must be sales driven

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: 720 000pa

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:<br> • Minimum BSc: Animal Science<br> • Previous experience with sales min 1-2 years<br> • Working with farmers as well as feed/ premix companies<br>
Key Skills
PREFERRED SKILLS
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Professional and friendly demeaner
• Strong communication skills
• Ability to meet sales and commission targets
• Ability to travel

Additional Requirements

03Feb

Our Client is a growing business in the agricultural industry and is looking for a Center Pivot Installation Manager to join their team.Read More

Managing sales and marketing of irrigation systems, includes Drip systems and Center Pivots.
Managing team of irrigation designers and technicians.
Maintaining and developing contacts with the suppliers from all over the world.
Maintaining appropriate stock levels.
Developing the company's business in this area, through direct contacts with existing and potential customers.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years experience within a similar role.<br> Engineering Degree will be an advantage.<br> Valid Drivers license<br>
Key Skills
A sound experience in designing, marketing and sales of irrigation systems.(Drip and Center pivots)
Expertise in drip irrigation will be a distinct advantage.
Able to communicate effectively with both colleagues and consultants,
Great management skills.

Additional Requirements

Center pivots
manager
irrigation

Our client is looking for an experienced Alfalfa Farmer to join their project in Tamale, Ghana starting end of 2020.Read More

The role is open to candidates of all nationalities globally, you must have experience farming alfalfa crops.
The client is a start up business with the aim to bring alfalfa farming to Africa on a commercial scale, their first operation will be based in Tamale in Ghana.
The farm will initially have around 10,000 hectares of land which will increase after the first season and the aim will be to produce the crop all year round
We are looking for a Farm Manager that has global experience, has worked in different cultures and tried different approached to farming
If you have worked in USA farming this will be an added advantage
We are ideally looking for someone with experience with underground irrigation, solar power farming and other similar techniques
The salary is negotiable and will be discussed with shortlisted candidates, accommodation will be provided as well as car, costs, visas and other amenities

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: From US$ 40,000 gross per annum plus benefits

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
At least 5 years Farm Management experience with Alfalfa<br> Must have a valid passport and be willing to relocate<br>
Key Skills
Must have alfalfa farming experience

Additional Requirements

09Jan

Our Client is looking for a Agronomic Sales Representative to join their team.
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Duties
Develop agronomic plans/programs to support farmers all the while being cognisant of the farmers budgets
Transfer knowledge with regards to sustainable biological farming systems and products to farmers
Develop and maintain customer relationships by providing sound agronomic services
Maintain regular client visits throughout the season
Be able to provide technical services and interpretation of the likes of soil & or leaf results, if not suitably qualified to do so must at least be willing to learn and be progressive minded.
To constantly learn about and advance ones knowledge and understanding of Sustainable Biological Farming so as to assist farming clients to progress from a more conventional system or way of farming to a more sustainable and profitable system

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable Bonus incentives

Required Skills

4 years Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree or Diploma in Science (such as Agronomy, Agriculture, Horticulture, Plant or Soil Science)<br> 3 to 4 years industry experience within an Agricultural related field<br>
Key Skills
Technology savvy
Sales and agronomic technical services
Multi-dimensional thinking person
Analytical and problem solving skills
Willingness to learn
Innovative • Self-motivated and driven
Must have a definite interest in agriculture “green fingers”
Personable with excellent listening and communication skills
Confident but modest
Scientifically minded with the ability to be practice

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Sales
Agronomy
09Jan

Our client is looking for a Blueberry Plantation Manager to join their team.Read More

Decides on how to discipline subordinates
Makes decision regarding manpower requirements
Executes on cropping program as per set guidelines
The person provide leadership in the Blue Berry Project
Must be prepared to work in a high pressure and dynamic environment
Daily, Weekly and Monthly reports
Formulation of Good Agricultural Practices and ensuring that the contracted farmers adheres to the standards. (GAP, Eurogap) accreditation programs
Management of Company’s community development plan-running the out-grower scheme
Setting up project associates and co-ordination of operation in line with strategy and company policy
Production planning and management

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: ZWL 16 000 p/month (Negotiable)

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum 2-year experience working in Blueberry farming operation.<br> Experience in the production of export crops with a command of QMS (GLOBAL GAP, ETI, GRASP AND BRC).<br> An understanding of cold chain export management systems for blueberries with a working knowledge of post-harvest management is a critical must have.<br> Must have technical or university education, with a degree in agriculture an added advantage.<br>
Key Skills
Must have Leadership skills
Team player
A favorable attitude towards working in the field
Superb communication skills
Employee management and decision-making skills
Be pro-active

Additional Requirements

Blueberry
agriculture
export
farming
02Jan
Cape Town, South Africa

Our Client is looking for an Operations Manager to join their team!
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Order Processing
Accurate Invoicing (dates, item codes, product quantities, filing etc)
Order fulfilment: correct matching of orders according to supply (stock levels) and rate of sales (ROS)

Merchandising
Reporting of red alerts, and resultant action/resolution
Regular store feedback: requests or issues (perishable manager)
Merchandising on site check points, and wins and positive feedback

Deliveries
Loading trucks with correct stock levels
Missed deliveries, and resolution (if any)
Rollovers, and resolution (if any)

Claims
Accurate claim processing and reporting

Claim levels (general target to be agreed by management)

Depot Oversight
General building, access, condition, security, cleanliness, equipment etc

Staff Management
Staff register, general HR and IR responsibilities including leave, performance,

Duties, capacity. Good performance.
Cash Management
Cash collection, reconciliation and reporting
Stock Control
Stock reporting levels
Vehicle Oversight
Vehicle inspection sheets – highlight red alerts
Services on time, scheduled conveniently

Customer / accounts visited for week and key

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: R15 000 - R22 000 per month

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Relevant Qualification<br> 5 Years experience<br>
Key Skills
Leadership.
Understanding of policy, planning, and strategy.
Ability to develop, implement and review policies and procedures.
Ability to oversee budgeting, reporting, planning, and auditing.
Understanding of necessary legal and regulatory documents.

Additional Requirements

31Oct
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is now looking for a Livestock Manager to join them.Read More

To cover all aspects of livestock management

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable TBC

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agriculture degree or diploma is required <br>
Key Skills
Must have animal production/livestock experience at a managerial level

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Livestock
Management
Animal Production
05Sep
Cape Town, South Africa

Our Client, a large group of companies in the Agricultural industry is seeking a Hatchery Manager to join their Poultry Division Team
This position is responsible for directing operations which include receipt of fertile eggs, traying, vaccination, grading, and placement of baby chicks
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Responsibilities:
Creates feed orders and transmits them to the feed mill
Direct the Hatchery to produce the highest quality chicks at the highest percentage hatch rate possible for the lowest cost.
Ensure that the Hatchery, Tech Advisors, and Contract Producers follow Animal Welfare guidelines.
Plans production, spending, and capital improvement projects.
Prepares yearly budget for the hatchery.
Controls cost in labor, repairs, supplies, and vaccines.
Prepares monthly reports and graphs on hatchery performance.
Reports egg fertility and hatching residue results, as needed, to breeder department.
Ensure compliance with Company and OSHA safety guidelines.
Ensures completion of all quality assurance checks for the following: chick quality, vaccination checks, equipment checks, and maintenance work.
Consults with company veterinarian before making changes.
Prepares employee schedules, approves vacation requests and hires new employees as needed.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: R500 000 pa

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Bachelor Degree in Animal or Poultry science<br>
Key Skills
Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
Energetic - Ability to work at a sustained pace and produce quality work.
Ethical - Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
Honesty/Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

Additional Requirements