Recruitment Matters - Jobs Zimbabwe
Your Regional Recruitment Specialists - Now Recruiting throughout Sub Saharan Africa!

Available Jobs - Agriculture(15)

Hot Jobs

Finance Manager / Executive - Outside of Harare
Our client, a leading regional manufacturing/production company based outside of Harare is now looking for an experienced and qualified Finance Manager / Executive to join them asap.

Interview top tips

Do your research

Fail to plan, and you plan to fail. You are certain to be asked specific questions about the company, so make sure you've done your homework on things like their last year's profits and latest product launches. Also take a look at the latest developments in the industry so you can converse with confidence.

Available Jobs Agriculture

This role would be ideal for a young expat with exposure to tobacco processing and storage, someone with an acute eye for detail and compliance with procedures. Someone who can instill a regimented and disciplined approach to doing things properly through the correct channels.
The salary wouldRead More

The Tobacco Forwarding Supervisor (TFS) oversees and manages all tobacco operations for the company in Beira
The TFS reports to the Mozambique CEO.
Duties & Responsibilities include:
Manages the Group’s freight forwarding activities in Beira;
Draft Standard Operating Processes (SOP), implement these procedures, and rigorously follow up that actual processes comply;
Follows up on all relevant shipping and transport documentation to ensure all containers are shipped on board as per clients’ requirements;
Ensures containers are packed/unpacked as per clients’ requirements;
Ensures cargo is handled and fumigated as per clients’ requirements;
Ensure cargo is re-handled, re-labeled, etc. as per clients’ requirements;
Undertakes regular stock-takes, ensures safety & security of the cargo, and avoids any losses;
Ensures housekeeping at warehouses and the facilities in general is top of its class to reduce beetle infestation and contamination of the area and cargo;
Identifies and implements improvements to reduce infestation levels or ensures they are maintained at zero levels;
Ensures sufficient empty containers are available for tobacco packing;
Avoids and reduces penalties for the company such as liner export demurrage, export port storage, re-fumigation, and any other claims;
Ensures all trucks are offloaded at the quickest possible time;
Establishes damages, investigates losses and furnishes reports, e.g. after road and/or handling accidents;
Ensures data quality meets highest standards;
Ensures filing is in order and conducts regular audits;
Oversees all operations, identifies improvement areas, amends SOPs, and implements action plans;
Fully owns all KPIs for the Beira operations as per clients’ requirements;
Identifies local operational talent and mentors them to grow within the company;
Builds excellent working relationships with local suppliers such as shipping lines and transport companies;
Builds excellent working relationships with colleagues to ensure best possible teamwork that translates into the best customer experience in the market;

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Experience required (minimum): 2 years in logistics and/or in the tobacco industry;<br> Excellent knowledge of information systems and MS Office;<br> Age (minimum / maximum): 22-35;<br> Others: English fluency, spoken Portuguese an advantage;<br>
Key Skills
High levels of responsibility and accountability;
High levels of drive, energy, self-motivation and work endurance;
Planning and organization skills;
Hands on approach to operations;
Ability to analyze and improve operational processes;
Excellent communication skills;
High drive to coach and grow direct reports;
High ethical standards with a drive for compliance with national legislation and international corporate governance principles;
Open to continuing self-development to promote role-effectiveness and performance;

Additional Requirements

12Jan
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

Our client is well established in the Horticulture industry and looking for a farm manager with strong HR knowledge to join their team
Read More

Oversee and manage all operations
Manage a large workforce
Staff management
Responsible for Fair Trade
Oversee planting and grading

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $1500 gross plus benefits

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Prior horticulture experience <br> Prior planting and grading experience <br> Prior HR and staff management experience <br> Drivers license and own car is essential <br>
Key Skills
Team player
Well spoken and well presented

Additional Requirements

Horticulture
Management
HR

Our Client is a large agricultural organisation looking for an Internal Audit / Loss Controller to join their team.
Must have a strong farming background and a good understanding of loss & systems control.Read More

Duties to include:
Responsible for the planning, execution, and reporting results of financial, compliance, operational, and strategic internal audits. This includes:
Analyzing processes and controls
Testing
Identifying improvement opportunities
Developing recommendations to strengthen internal controls, improve business processes, and verify that proper internal control safeguards are in place across all farms
Assist in the preparation of reports to communicate the results and recommendations to management
Assist with the evaluation of the design and operating effectiveness of the Company’s internal controls over financial reporting
Participate in consultative assessments and special projects as needed
Provides input and assist Management with planning and organizing department activities, risk assessment, and annual internal audit plan.
Develop positive working relationships throughout the organization.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable plus benefits

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years experience within a similar internal audit / loss control role <br> Accounting Degree or equivalent is preferred but not essential.
Key Skills
Understands farming systems and can establish auditable systems that reduce the risks on the farms
Strong analytical skills
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of leadership
Strong understanding of financial accounting, internal control over financial reporting

Additional Requirements

System Controls
Agriculture / Farming
Internal Audit

Our Client is looking forward for an Agricultural Engineer to join their team for a large farming project based in Malawi.Read More

Duties to include:
Plan, design, and supervise the building of irrigation, drainage, and flood- and water-control systems.
Plan, design, and supervise the construction of agricultural buildings and storage facilities
Design and evaluate equipment used for ground preparation, seeding, spraying, harvesting, and transporting agricultural goods.
Ensure design is consistent with local codes and all required permits obtained.
Prepare and present technical reports, meet with clients, and communicate technical concepts to colleagues and clients with non-technical backgrounds.
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 plus house & accommodation

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Agricultural Engineering / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering
Key Skills
good oral and written communication 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

Agricultural / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering

Our Client is looking for an experienced Plantation Manager / Farm Manager to join their team.Read More

Duties to include:
Involved with taking over process of the new farm and taking full account of the inventory
Identifying the suitable areas on the farm and preparing the full layout plan.
Revive the irrigation infrastructure.
Establishing nurseries
Carryout the land prep and plant out suitable cash crop /row crop while establishing a long term plantation crop
Manage day to day business and preparing the annual budget.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agricultural Engineering or related degree preferred <br> Minimum of 5 - 10 years experience within a similar role
Key Skills
Organised, pragmatic, proactive, result-oriented, rigorous
Autonomous
Team spirit
Strong communication and social skills
Ability to lead a team
Ability to live in a remote environment

Additional Requirements

Plantation Manager
Row Cropping
24Nov

Our Client a New Cattle Start Up are looking for a Qualified Vet to join their team as Head of Animal Health.
Read More

Project proposal design and concept development
Livestock-crop integration modelling
Capacity building in relation with livestock husbandry and disease prevention and control
Rangeland management
Review of monitoring and evaluation planning tools
Financial planning and budget formulation
Livestock value chain analysis: addressing gaps, enhancing the productivity, improve market linkages (M4P) and profitability
To manage and supervise animal health
To be present and selective when purchasing cattle from locals. To ensure no major sick cattle are bought.
To take control of the sick pan by physically medicating the cattle with the local team of vets at the feedlot and the broodstock section.
To take stock management and control of all the drugs for the cattle farm.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $2000 - $3500 Nett Plus Accommodation

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Veterinary Qualification. <br> 5 years Experience in Southern Africa <br>
Key Skills
Business Acumen A great veterinarian has sharp business skills and can manage finances and other requirements a veterinary clinic demands.
Communication Skills
Compassion
Customer Service Skills
Dedication
Good Manual Dexterity
Passion for Animals
Quick Decision Making Skills
Thorough Knowledge
Time Management Skills

Additional Requirements

Our Client, a well established company in the Agri industry seeks an experienced Cattle Farm Manager to join their team.Read More

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Other duties may be assigned
Monitor expected delivery list and prepare receiving list.
Oversee preparation and insure completion of all receiving records.
Manage, lead, and develop all Pen-Riders, Animal Health Crew, QC, and Processing Crew.
Oversee itemized animal health billing process for customer billings.
Ensure animals are weighed prior to shipping and shipping information is complete.
Communicate with Doctor and Feed Manager with issues concerning animal health and feeding.
Oversee department vehicle and equipment maintenance.
Project capital expenditures for animal health and assists in the preparation and maintenance of the annual budget.
Evaluates personnel for job performance and bonus.
Ensure monthly housekeeping inspections.
Oversee preparation of non-conformance logs and reports on cattle received.
Ensure compliance with all safety procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on candidate

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
No less than 10 years experience working with Beef Cattle production <br>
Key Skills
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interr

Additional Requirements

Cattle
Management
Farming
Zambia

Our Client is currently looking for a Livestock Manager to join their team for a ranch located about 2 hours drive from Kampala.Read More

Duties to include:
The role will take responsibility for cattle and poultry and cover all aspects from staff management, to feeding, etc

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $2000 - $3000 Negotiable plus accommodation

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years experience within Livestock Management (Cattle / Poultry)
Key Skills
Livestock management experience
Ability to adapt and lead a team
Initiative

Additional Requirements

Cattle
Poultry
Farm Management

Our Client is a well established agricultural enterprise that is currently looking for a Farm Manager to join the team as they continue to grow their operations.Read More

The role will take on responsibility for overseeing all aspects from planting to fertilizing, irrigation to reaping, and will take a very hands on approach with the farm laborers. Staff management is a very keen aspect in this position. (Our Client is happy to take on a couple should the wife be strong on administration and accounts).

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

15 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Either a Diploma or Degree in Agriculture or related or over 15 years of experience.
Key Skills
Must have excellent farming experience across a range of crops and have covered row crops.
Must be strong with staff management and be prepared to be extremely hands on.
Must be happy to live in a very remote area.

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Farming
Row Cropping
Hands-on
Remote location
02Oct
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our Client is looking for a mature Farm Manager to join their team.
Knowledge of tomatoes, beans and row cropping is an added advantage. As well as livestock.
Read More

Good knowledge of potatoes is essential
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

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $1500 - $2000 p/month plus accommodation

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agricultural related Degree or Diploma
Key Skills
Self Starter
Strong communications skills and ability to lead a team
Knowledge of potatoes, tomatoes, beans and row cropping an added advantage

Additional Requirements

Farm Manager
Row Cropping
Potatoes
20Sep
Harare,Zimbabwe

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

Duties Include: Managing chicken hatchery, production and processing departments. Works out of company's headquarters but will visit different sites
Plan chicks program and supervise broiler management
Plan breeders program and supervise breeder management
Planning vaccination programs and overlook medication use
Recruit, screen, hire farm managers
Effectively communicate with farm managers
Ensure the accurate completion of all administrative tasks on a timely basis.
To coordinate with abattoir house on needs, expectations and schedules
Plan eggs setting program
Coordinate transportation of eggs from the breeder farms to the hatchery
Overlook hatch ability, fertility, egg quality and hygiene of hatchery
Ensure the overall good health of the chicks and their safe arrival to poultry farms <br. Understand and manage the KPIs of a hatchery.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $800-$1000

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Hatchery operations experience<br> Poultry production experience<br> Chicken Processing experience<br>
Key Skills
Be able to work with people and train local personnel.
Be able to enforce discipline

Additional Requirements

04Sep
Harare,Zimbabwe

Our Client is a large company with regional interests looking for an Agronomist to join their team.
Must be willing to travel Read More

Duties to include:
Providing agronomic advice
Preparation of plant nutrition marketing material
Data analysis
Sales & marketing
Implementing & managing systems

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable plus benefits

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Qualified Agronomist / BSc in Agriculture would be a distinct advantage
Key Skills
Excellent Communicator and ability to deal with people at all levels
Team leader
Ability to sell
Energetic

Additional Requirements

Sales
Agronomy
22Jun

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Operations Manager is responsible for strategically managing the production, processing and logistics of the company product in the company portfolio.Read More

Responsibilities include:
Ensure that production and demand plans and activities are aligned and visible across the business; develop systems and S&OP processes, including timely reporting of any issues that may impact plans.
Ensure field production is done in both a timely and effective manner, to make sure that the planned quantities of seed of specified quality are produced and available as required.
Coordinate recruitment of growers and the implementation of the field production plan.
Ensure phytosanitary, regulatory and quality requirements, including certification, are adhered to and all shipments of seed made do not contravene any country or international regulations or good practice.
Effectively manage inventory (including storage and transport) to optimise working capital deployment and assure seed quality is maintained, providing visibility to inventory by line by stocking point.
Liaise with regulators and testing stations to provide independent certification with respect to company product quality parameters and assure required documentation is issued.
Liaise with the sources of breeder seed to ensure sufficient quantities are available in a timely manner to meet the production plan, ensuring agreements are in place with the seed or hybrid owners.
Putting in place planning and logistics systems and processes that integrate with the company finance system.
Procure, install and operate seed processing equipment at company sites in Kenya, Zambia and South Africa.
Ensure customer orders are fulfilled, dispatched and invoiced in a timely manner.
Ensure the companies HSEQ rules and procedures are established and fully implemented.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $5,000 Gross

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Agriculture, Business or Supply Chain
Key Skills
Deep experience of the African Agricultural inputs supply chain including seed supply.
Managed production planning and S&OP systems and developed processes in a cross border business.
Aware of regulations and certification pertaining to cross border seed trade in ESA.
A customer focused individual, committed to building a reputation for trust and reliability.
Ideally will have worked in a seed production environment in a similar role for at least 5 years. Willingness to travel periodically to the companys operations in ESA.
Experience of working with a start-up business is desirable.

Additional Requirements

Operations
Logistics
Processing
Finance
Seed
08Jun
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

A well established company is in search of Trainee Agriculture Managers
Read More

The position will provide training in the Agriculture Sector

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $450 p/m accommodation on site and additional benefits

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Degree in Agriculture<br> Relevant Diploma or Qualification <br>
Key Skills
Attention to detail
Focused
Excellent Communicator

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Trainee Manager
25May
Mozambique

Our Client is looking for a Farm Manager for a Macadamia Nuts plantation in Mozambique. Read More

This is a position with long term opportunity for the right candidate. We are seeking a FARM MANAGER to establish and develop macadamia nuts. Responsible for the day to day management of operations on the farm.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

15 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Outstanding work ethic<br> Experience in managing a farming enterprise<br> Good managerial and time management skills<br> Good Mechanical knowledge<br> Computer literacy<br> An aptitude for record keeping and operational precision<br>
Key Skills
Working with our head office for administrative requirements
Managing land preparation and planting of trees
Overseeing and working with various contractors during the development phase
Management of operations including, fertilization, irrigation, spraying, pruning, harvesting and conditioning of nuts for maximum sustainable yield and quality
Liaising with industry stakeholders, specialist consultants, suppliers and customers; and Developing and ensuring safe and environmentally sound farming practices

Additional Requirements