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Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Review production records
Schedule feed production
Keep inventory of feed ingredients and order as needed
Test and review feed/grain quality
Schedule employee shifts and keep track of employee time
Handle customer questions and complaints
Evaluate operating procedures,
Set quality assurance standards
Prepare and monitor monthly, quarterly and yearly budgets
Stay up to date on new technology and ways to make process improvements
Train new employees and provide development opportunities
Ensure all employees are trained on safety and continue to stay up to date
Maintain filling equipment and other equipment needed to perform duties such as loaders, scales etc.
Good knowledge of potatoes.
Knowledge of tomatoes, beans and row cropping is an added advantage. As well as livestock.
Implement Farm Management Plans, in conjunction with the Farm Team
Oversee daily farm operations with little supervision <bre> Consult on operating plans, purchase and replacement of equipment
Create and maintain a budget with assistance from management team
Appraising the performance of farm foremen and field workers
Strong communications skills and ability to lead a team
Knowledge of potatoes, tomatoes, beans and row cropping an added advantage
The role depending on level will take responsibility for production of crops and staff management on the farm.
Ability to speak Portuguese would be beneficial.
The role will take responsibility for selection, and importing of Agricultural chemicals and distribution them to company shops. The role would also cover getting import licences and training staff on the products in the branches.
Must have sales and management experience
Must have done importation and licencing.
Duties to include:
Harvesting round planning,
Preparing the annual budgets.
Planning and executing all other field general works in the field ( weeding/herbicide/fertilizer application etc)
Manage work force 200/250 on all aspects
Calculate the fertilizer requirement.
Salary package on offer:
Free housing & electricity
Cimas- Private Hospital
Farm -Motor Cycle
School Fee- for 2 kids in Manica land province
Bonus- up to 50% of basic.
Ability to use spreadsheets and compile reports
Responsibilities and duties include but are not subject to:
Planning, organising and managing the activities of a farm.
planning finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters;
practical activities, e.g. driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock, spraying fields, etc;
marketing the farm's products;
buying supplies, such as fertiliser and seeds;
arranging the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment;
planning activities for trainee staff, mentoring and monitoring them;
maintaining and monitoring the quality of yield, whether livestock or crops;
understanding the implications of the weather and making contingency plans;
making sure products are ready for deadlines, such as auctions and markets;
ensuring current government regulations concerning farm activities are complied with;
ensuring that farm activities comply with government regulations;
maintaining a knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them;
applying health and safety standards across the farm estate;
protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity;
keeping financial records up to date.
The Tobacco Sustainability Programme helps to drive standards in agricultural practices, environmental management and key social and human rights areas.<b>
We are after a candidate that is young, energetic and has at least 2 years experience within the tobacco industry
The role will require a relocation to Tabora, Tanzania if the selected candidate is not already located locally
Some experience in a similar position would be an added advantage
The recruiting client is a leading industrial food processor with operations in Maize, Soya, Wheat, and Animal Feeds.
The candidate will be working directly with and reporting to the Senior Strategic Project Manager with regards the execution of specific tasks and information gathering required to evaluate and develop business cases for the foods processing business opportunities that have been (or potentially will still to be identified) in Cote d’ivoire.
As the Cote d’Ivoire Project Manager, the position will encompass:
(1) Being an on-theground resource and source of support for research, analysis and conducting fact finding verifications or validations;
(2) Being a source of contact for important strategic in country stakeholders (e.g. National Government, local government and community leaders as well as potential suppliers and clients);
(3) Manage, plan, organize and control various short to medium term initiatives in support of specific business case development requirements;
Business Case Evaluation - Conduct in depth research and validation of key business case drivers that have been identified for a particular business case
Business Management - Provide on the ground support to key strategic and operational initiatives at various business opportunities
Stakeholder Management - Building and maintain strong relationships with key strategic partners in country
Project Management - During the business launch phase; plan, coordinate, control and implement the project management activities in order to meet the contract milestones and objectives.
Manage in-country activities to ensure effective launch of new business and opportunity
Reporting - Regular reporting to the Senior Strategic Project Manager on progress, challenges, additional support required
Excellent communication skills
Report writing skill
Well versed in English and French (Verbal and written)
Meticulous attention to detail
Well organised with time management capabilities
Logical reasoning capabilities and problem solver
Scheduling and planning abilities
Ability to manage multiple work streams
Confident and Motivated
Self-sufficient and Independent
Well organized, self starter
Passionate about Africa and food
Native Cote d’Ivoirian and been based there for the past > 3 years at least
Some International exposure
The role will involve
Provide leadership and expertise in custom designing agronomic service programs for each customer
Regular field checks
Insect, weed & disease monitoring / diagnostics
Soil moisture status monitoring
Ag chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendations
Crop rotation planning and hybrid/variety selection recommendations
Solicit customers & increase acres and/or opportunities
Precision Ag services (including GIS/GPS information)
Detailed computerized field reports & permanent record keeping
Crop budgeting & planning
Provide personal consultation with customers as needed
Duties to include:
Providing agronomic advice
Knowledge of agricultural machinery and ability to demonstrate
Delivering practical presentations
Ability to sell