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

 

Responsibilities
•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;

Qualifications

•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 jobs@nppsrecruit.com highlighting the position title in the subject line.