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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;
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;
Oversee and manage all operations
Manage a large workforce
Responsible for Fair Trade
Oversee planting and grading
Well spoken and well presented
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
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.
Strong analytical skills
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of leadership
Strong understanding of financial accounting, internal control over financial reporting
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.
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.
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.
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.
Strong communication and social skills
Ability to lead a team
Ability to live in a remote environment
Project proposal design and concept development
Livestock-crop integration modelling
Capacity building in relation with livestock husbandry and disease prevention and control
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.
Customer Service Skills
Good Manual Dexterity
Passion for Animals
Quick Decision Making Skills
Time Management Skills
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.
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
Duties to include:
The role will take responsibility for cattle and poultry and cover all aspects from staff management, to feeding, etc
Ability to adapt and lead a team
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).
Must be strong with staff management and be prepared to be extremely hands on.
Must be happy to live in a very remote area.
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
Strong communications skills and ability to lead a team
Knowledge of potatoes, tomatoes, beans and row cropping an added advantage
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.
Be able to enforce discipline
Duties to include:
Providing agronomic advice
Preparation of plant nutrition marketing material
Sales & marketing
Implementing & managing systems
Ability to sell
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.
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.
The position will provide training in the Agriculture Sector
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.
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