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Our client is recruiting for a candidate to manage and co-ordinate their tobacco sustainability programme in Tabora, TanzaniaRead More

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

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: TBC

Required Skills

2 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Key Skills

Additional Requirements

Tobacco
17Jan
Mazabuka, Zambia

Our Client a well established farm operations is looking for a farm manager who has sugar cane experience to join their team in Mazabuka
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Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not Subject to:
Directs and coordinates worker activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and record keeping.
Contracts with farmers or independent owners for raising of crops or for management of crop production.
Coordinates growing activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, packing houses, and other related departments.
Analyzes market conditions to determine acreage allocations.
Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.
Determines procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment for greater efficiency and accuracy.
Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
Inspects equipment to ensure proper functioning.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable plus Housing and other perks

Required Skills

6 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Any related Degree or Diploma is Essential for any Non Zambian Applicants <br>
Key Skills
Applicants should have relevant farm management and / or agricultural experience.
Mechanical experience and / or knowledge would be an advantage.
Sugar Cane experience is essential

Additional Requirements

farming
sugar cane
agricuture
16Jan

Our Client, a well established farming operations in Mkushi is looking for an experienced Farm Manager to join their team on a 3 month basis
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The right candidate will be in charge of all aspects of the farm on a day to day basis
Responsibilities and Duties include but are not subject to:
Directs and coordinates worker activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and record keeping
Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.
Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
Inspects equipment to ensure proper functioning.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Any Related Degree or Diploma <br> crop management <br> farm business management <br> horticulture <br> land/estate management <br>
Key Skills
organisational and time management skills <br. ability to work under pressure
supervisory skills and management ability
numerical aptitude
willingness to be outside in all weathers and patience to undertake all sorts of practical, sometimes repetitive jobs; full driving licence
self-motivation and the ability to motivate others
larger-scale business awareness
genuine commitment to farming
IT skills

Additional Requirements

farming
agriculture
management
mksushi
zambia

Our client is seeking a Project Manager for a 6 month contract based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
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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;
Core Accountabilities
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

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: between 9 000 000 and 15 000 000 CFA for the full 6 months

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Postgraduate Degree (preference for Commerce and Agriculture)<br> Microsoft Office includes( MS Word, MS Excel, MS Projects, MS Power Point and MS Outlook)<br> Knowledge of Cote d’Ivoire Agriculture and Industrial sectors<br> Project Management qualification<br> Supply and Value chain qualificatons<br> General Business Management<br> Local and regional economic and politics<br> Well connected with established networks<br> At least 3 years commercial experience<br> At least 2 years FSCM or FMCG or Agriculture<br> Farming and Food processing<br> HACCP exposure<br>
Key Skills
Strong interpersonal skills
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
Entrepreneurial tendancies
Native Cote d’Ivoirian and been based there for the past > 3 years at least
Some International exposure

Additional Requirements

13Jan
Harare

Our Client is a well established regional organisation who is now looking for 2 Agronomists to join their growing team, with excellent career growth opportunities.Read More

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
Irrigation scheduling
Ag chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendations
Soil sampling
Equipment calibration
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

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

1 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Must have a Degree in Agriculture - This is essential
Key Skills
Must be dedicated, committed and happy to travel.

Additional Requirements

Agronomy
Degree in Agriculture

Our Client, a well established farming operations in Zambia is looking for a qualified and experienced Food, Health and Safety manager with knowledge and experience of ISO 22,000 to join their team <Br>Read More

Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Implementation of ISO 22,000 <BR> Strong grasp of regulatory standards of the field
Investigatory skills to uncover if an operation has complied with government regulations
Attention to detail when recording information
make sure food is safe and of a high quality by checking farms, businesses and food processing plants.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable Depending on Candidate

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
ISO 22,000 essential <br> any related degree or diploma <br>
Key Skills
Organised
Efficient

Additional Requirements

ISO 22,000
Food
health
safety
agriculture

Our Client is looking for an Advanced Farming Specialist to join their team.Read More

Duties to include:
Providing agronomic advice
Knowledge of agricultural machinery and ability to demonstrate
Delivering practical presentations
Sales

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 5 - 8 years farming / agricultural experience <br>
Key Skills
Excellent Communicator
Ability to sell

Additional Requirements

Agromomy
Sales
Practical Demonstrations
Farming
05Jan
Lusaka, Zambia

Our client, a multi-national poultry company is looking for a Junior Veterinarian to join their team.
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The right candidate should be interested in the poultry industry and will be trained on site to become the company's Operational Manager
Advises individual poultry raisers on poultry problems: Gathers from owner information on care, condition, performance, and action of birds.
Inspects flocks, pens, and housing.
Diagnoses disease and prescribes treatment.
Culls undesirable birds from flock.
Suggests feed changes to increase egg production or growth of fowls.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: K7000

Required Skills

3 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Any related Degree or Diploma <br>
Key Skills
The right candidate will possess the following skills
At least 2 years experience
Leadership and the ability to manage people
Excel literate
willing to see small scale farmers and assist them with training and problem solving

Additional Requirements

vet
veterinarian
poultry
farming
agriculture
06Dec

Our client, a well established company in the agricultural industry, is looking for an experience Abattoir Manager to join their team.Read More

The role requires an individual who has experience in Abattoir Management, has managed a large team, has excellent quality control and has a fantastic knowledge of all aspects of factory management.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $2000 net

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agriculture, Fresh produce preparation
Key Skills
Agriculture, Abattoir management, quality control

Additional Requirements

Abattoir Manager
Quality Control
Agriculture
Factory Management

Our client, a large well established organisation, is looking for an outstanding Agricultural Manager to join their team.Read More

Agricultural Manager – working in conjunction with the transport manager and workshop manager
Overseeing small scale out growers development, introducing a system using GPS to map various farmers fields, improving growth and supplying the right product variety to the different areas, controlling field technicians who will visit the farmers and organise the right harvesting times and methods, - please note we do not farm ourselves so this is mainly out grower scheme. Controlling right loading and harvesting techniques so as minimise wastage, introducing correct land prep techniques for various farmers in various areas, controlling farmers delivery payment systems and marketing so that we can expand the out growers numbers.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $4000 net accomodation benefits

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Experience is key but an agricultural or related degree would be beneficial <br>
Key Skills
Must have managed Outgrowers
Must have farmed on a commercial basis
Should be familiar with row cropping

Additional Requirements

Agriculture
Commercial Farming
Outgrowing
Row Cropping
07Nov
Out of Harare

Our Client is a large organisation based out of Harare who is looking for someone to cover management of a variety of livestock.Read More

The role will take responsibility for overseeing and acting as the General Manager - Livestock, and see that the livestock are maintained, cover the breeding side and also sales as well as managing a large workforce of around 500.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $6,000 Gross

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Any agricultural qualifications would be considered highly beneficial.
Key Skills
Must have extensive livestock experience and have worked for at least 5 years at a management level.

Additional Requirements

Livestock
Staff Management
Agriculture

Our Client is looking for an Senior Estate Manager to join their team to run a 300ha Irrigation Farm.Read More

Duties to include:
Directs and coordinates 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
Analyzes market conditions to determine acreage allocations
Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops
Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports
Determines procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment for greater efficiency and accuracy

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: R500/600k CTC

Required Skills

8 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agricultural Degree would be beneficial
Key Skills
Must have extensive experience in all types of irrigation and the use of irrigation for a variety of crops.

Additional Requirements

Irrigation
Fruit

Our Client is looking for Young Farm Managers to join their team based in South Africa who are happy to be trained in running blueberry farms for export. The Client is happy to consider Zimbabweans & Zambians for this role.Read More

Experience with Tobacco, tomatoes or any hydroponic crops would be ideal

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: R350-400k

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Agricultural related Degree or Diploma preferred
Key Skills
Passionate
Happy to learn

Additional Requirements

Fruit
Tobacco

Our Client is looking for an Experienced Regional Manager - Must have livestock knowledge and experience and be willing to live in remote locations.
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Project Development and Implementation:
Develop and implement effective value chain interventions aimed at improving the quality of livestock productivity, animal nutrition, animal health, breeding, and livestock marketing; ensure gender inclusiveness in project activities; and ensure activities comply with environmental requirements
Coordination:
Ensure productive relations with all key stakeholders, key government line ministries, other private organizations, etc.; work to develop capacity building opportunities for partners; regularly visit project sites as well as partner offices
Human Resource Management:
Supervise, recruit and monitor team performance; develop work plans and ensure implementation; manage contracts and ensure compliance
Procurement:
initiate tender processes, review vendor selection and identify key suppliers and vendors for both services and goods; develop and implement procurement plans
Logistics and Administration:
Ensure maintenance of office and equipment inventories; implement vehicle management system; compile and submit activity reports; develop and manage office operations budget with oversight from the CFO
Safety and Security:
Ensure safety and security procedures are properly followed

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $4000 - $6000 Plus Accomadation

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years of practical experience in livestock development, including livestock marketing and processing.<br> Minimum of bachelor’s degree in animal science, range management, livestock marketing, agribusiness management, pastoral livestock systems or related field
Key Skills
Strong administrative, logistics and management experience
Strong oral and written communication skills required
Good problem solver, self-starter, and innovator.
good leadership skills required.

Additional Requirements

05Oct

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

Duties to include:
Managing a 50ha Tobacco Farm
Staff Management
Ordering stock and supplies

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Minimum of 5 years experience within a similar role <br> Agricultural Degree or Diploma preferred
Key Skills
Hands On
Strong management skills

Additional Requirements

Tobacco
50ha
25Aug
Lusaka, Zambia

Our Client, a global firm that specializes in agricultural products and environmental protection agents is looking for the right candidate to join their team as Agronomist.
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The right candidate should possess the following: <Br> A knowledge of plant and soil nutrition and experience with sub-tropical crops
A good knowledge of the agricultural industry in Zambia
Proven experience working within a team and managing his / her time and operations.
Skilled in working with spreadsheet systems to anticipate, plan and record productivity and planning Commitment to follow-up and reliable after sales support.
Strong negotiating skills with ability to close deals and convince customers.
Exceed customer expectations in highly competitive, service and supply orientated industry.
Highly effective communicator with ability to interact with individuals and team members from any background.
Experienced in the effective management of budgets and business planning skills and the ability to forecast uncertainties, risks and opportunities for consistent growth and budget maintenance.
Community orientated.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: US$4500 Gross (Negotiable depending on candidate)

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Any Related Degree or Diploma <br>
Key Skills

Additional Requirements

Agronomist
Sales
Agriculture
Fertilizer
Environmental Products
25Aug
Lusaka, Zambia

A global firm that specializes in agricultural products and environmental protection agents is looking for the right candidate to join their team as HESQ Manager
The position will cover the Zambia Cluster, which includes Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi
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Responsibilities and Duties Include but are not subject to:
Support Management to identify areas of improvement in safety and other operational areas, analyzing and correcting where necessary
Implement HESQ policies and procedures in line with company standards at all sites within the Cluster
Provide the required support to management to ensure compliance with all relevant TOPs procedures and in line with company standards
Support Management to ensure that all Safe By Choice strategies as defined by comapny are implemented and maintained within the organization
Support management to achieve and Maintain Certification Status such as ISO 9001; ISO 14001 and IFA certification
Motivate, stimulate and lead various teams within the organization to comply with Safe by Choice behavior
Train local personnel in regard to various HESQ systems such as Synergi, risk assessments, BBS and accident investigation methodology
Support Management to Improve focus and performance on all directives raised by company in regard to the companies terminals and warehouses
Arrange, organize and participate in internal and external factory audits with close follow-up of findings to ensure early and proper close out of all issues
Coordinate and manage the processes, systems and reporting for activities related to safety walks, near miss/hazardous conditions, WOCs and accident statistical information
Support Management in maintaining Operational Discipline (Systematic Inspection)
Based on risk evaluation, key elements (physical, technical and process) identified where maintaining a high standard consistently will reduce exposure to injury.
Key elements to be developed to bring the actions into a single portfolio to improve the management of these issues.
Scheduled audits by personnel using inspection check lists to be monitored and reviewed to check trends and seek improvement opportunities.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: Negotiable depending on candidate

Required Skills

4 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Holder of min. Bachelor degree, preferably with subjects related to HESQ <br>
Key Skills
Minimum 5 years Occupational Health and Safety experience in an industrial environment
Working experience from an international company or having experienced working abroad is a must
Ability to work with companies HESQ computer systems such as Synergi, pulse and steering system and MS Office, especially Excel
Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
Calm, patient and assertive with good negotiation and interpersonal skills
Good communication and presentation skills
Fully conversant with local legislation such as the occupational health and safety act, construction regulations etc.
Internal awareness and discipline to ensure a safe working environment
Strong practical skills and ability to take initiative
Fluent in English, and Portuguese would be an advantage
Experience with Lean Methodology is a plus

Additional Requirements

Health and Safety
HESQ
Agriculture
Fertilizer
02Jun

Our Client is an excellent and established organisation who is now looking for Irrigation Specialists to join their team in Malawi.Read More

The role will cover providing advise and guidance on irrigation for farmers mainly in tea, sugar and tobacco, and some sales of equipment and services will be required during quieter periods.

  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $7,000 plus package

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
An agriculture degree would be beneficial
Key Skills
Must have extensive experience in all types of irrigation and the use of irrigation for a variety of crops.

Additional Requirements

Irrigation
Agriculture
Engineering