Farm Manager

Our client, an established organisation is looking to hire a Farm Manager with a proven track record and who has hands on experience in horticulture and animal rearing.

Location : Marondera- Hwedza District


•practical activities, e.g. driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock, spraying fields,
•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;
•monitoring animal health and welfare, including liaising with vets;
•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;


•Diploma in Agriculture / Horticulture and/ related discipline, Degree is an added advantage
•At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position
•Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook, and access
•Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Salary is Negotiable

Interested candidate email Curriculum Vitae’s to highlighting the position title in the subject line.


Muzarabani Rural District Council


  • ND in Civil engineering,
  • 5 O levels including math’s/science and English,
  • diploma in rural urban planning an advantage,
  • 2 years’ experience in civil engineering in road construction and maintenance,
  • class 4,
  • AutoCAD

Submit application letter with certified copies of certificates and detailed CV with contactable references to
The Chief Executive Officer,
Muzarabani Rural District Council,
P.O. Bag 660,

Deadline 20 October 2016



Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with a passion and drive to immediately impact on the overall business strategy of growth through penetration of new markets. The position requires a self starter with the ability to influence decision making at the highest level.

Job Responsibilities

– Research, develop and implement marketing strategies for new and existing products and services according to customer trends and feedback.
– Design and execute promotional activities to ensure continued sales and market share growth. – Generate leads through identifying opportunities in new markets
– Develop a Customer Relationship Management system suitable for the organization.
– Coordinate with divisional heads in identifying appropriate marketing strategies for specific divisions – Team leader in business development initiatives
– Increase brand visibility and awareness in attaining brand equity
– Championing excellent customer service initiatives
– Develop and implement digital and social media strategy
– Lead a Sales and Marketing team leveraging on their full potential in meeting sales targets
– Conduct competitor analysis to establish organization’s competitive advantage through quantitative statistics
– Prepare and present tender proposals in consultation with Divisional Heads
– Budgeting and forecasting

Person Specification and Attributes

– Degree in Marketing or relevant field
– MBA is an added advantage
– 5 years experience at similar level
– Strong negotiation, persuasion and presentation skills
– Strong senior management experience including demonstrated ability to inspire at all levels
– Knowledge of international franchise business partnerships
– Highly organized with a track record of excellence
– Good understanding of commercial business environment.
– Clean class 4 driver’s license
If you meet the above requirements and are interested to be considered for the above mentioned position, please submit your application and resume and in email subject area to the Human Resources Manager not later than the 30th of September 2016 through Email: