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The General Manager will assume full accountability for the overall management and results of the
farm and oversee all day to day operations.
Oversee the agronomy activities with the Farm Manager, including irrigation, processing and maintenance activities on the farm, as well as coffee production.
International and local sales, including its administration, marketing, and quality control.
Responsibility for all accounting and financial aspects of the business.
All administrative departments (IT, procurement, legal, security, etc.).
Delegating responsibilities and supervising the work of department heads, as well as providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance.
Representation of the company to shareholders/boards, external business partners and any other third parties, including local government and societies.
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
Duties to include:
• building and leading a country wide team to promote sales of all seed varieties. • establishing demonstration plots and training/upskilling farmers throughout the country • setting seed production targets with contract seed producers • preparing budgets and reporting on performance to the Board of Directors on a quarterly basis.
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
People/Human Resources (HR):
Ensure the recruitment of high caliber talent to drive a high-performance culture and enable a succession plan of high performance and management cover.
Ensure all new appointments are always strictly approved by the CEO or designate in accordance with the latest company titles, salary bands, and budgets.
Effectively manage the team and the Customers within the assigned territory in alignment with the strategy as set by the Sales and Marketing Manager.
Ensure all permanent and temporary staff have up to date employment contracts as per the company policy and/or the applicable local legislation as a minimum.
Develop and implement a proper induction, onboarding and on the job training program including all company policies for all local roles to set all new temporary and permanent staff up for success.
Implement and drive a high-performance culture to enable pay for performance culture in line with Company standards and as directed by the CEO.
Ensure all non-performance, non-compliance and misconduct issues are addressed formally and timeously according to company policy and/or local legislation as a minimum.
Total management of our own and 3 rd Party branches and diesel truck parks
Develop and design best operating practices, processes, procedures, policies, stock planning and service levels KPI’s, as well as floor layout and look and feel.
Ensure adherence and compliance to business best-operating practices, processes, procedures, policies, health, safety, and environmental requirements.
Monitor, manage and improve stock levels, cash-up accuracy to eliminate stock-outs and minimize theft.
Service Stations (stations):
Develop and design best practice service level agreements that minimize risk the company and are compliant with Company procedure and relevant legislation.
Ensure up to date service level agreements are in place for all service stations and ensure adherence and compliance in all areas.
Monitor, manage and improve service levels at both sites and stations to ensure customer satisfaction, volume growth, and economies of scale.
Monitor, manage and improve input costs at both sites and stations to improve profitability and competitiveness.
Plan and schedule a minimum of 1 annual visit to all sites and stations with a skewed increased frequency to the pareto sites (20% of sites that do 80% of the volume).
Corridor and Business Development and Corporate Affairs:
Provide support and input into the development/design of the initial new corridor development, taking accountability for the successful implementation.
Take full accountability for the Corridor (Business) Development including new product and service development.
Proactively manage the fast and efficient rollout of the corridor development plans post the initial set-up.
Identify and actively pursue new business (product and service) development opportunities prioritized by ROI within both new and existing corridors.
Apply special focus to enable the conversion of both new and existing products to be fully automated financial technology/online payment solutions to enable the minimizing of the manual/physical intervention/work required.
Actively identify, grow and leverage key stakeholder/government relationships to enable and speed up all the above tasks.
Provide support and input into both the development/design of all new software and hardware development by the IT Department and prioritize according to Return on Investment.
Manage as required for both new and existing products and services/integration.
Monitor, manage and ensure utilization, care, and uptime of all software and hardware within responsible territory.
Provide support and input into the development/design of the sales (including calling) and/or marketing plan/s. Ensure and drive high quality engagement by the Sales teams and monitor to ensure that there is the required strict adherence to their sales calling plans.
Grow existing customer utilization of both existing and new corridors, products and services by ensuring understanding of performance by product and service by customer, service point, branch, diesel truck park and country.
Drive the increase in new customers sign-ups.
Provide support and input into the development/design of the finance, cost savings and budget plan/s by the Finance Manager.
Monitor, manage and ensure delivery, performance and adherence against cost savings and/or budget plans and/or spend plans/policies by all staff and sites.
Ensure business readiness and performance during and for all internal and external audits.
Regulatory, Compliance, Governance and Legal:
Lead and manage with an example of integrity, honesty, transparency and openness.
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