Assistant Farm Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Kenya

Assistant Farm Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Kenya

Job Vacancy:
  • Assistant Farm Manager – Fruits and Vegetables

    Our client in the export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire an Assistant Farm Manager with a good understanding of the modern farming methods.

    S/he will be tasked with implementing strategies for maximum yield, organize farm administration, work machinery and manage any associated businesses and staff.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plan finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters
    undertake practical activities, such as driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock or spraying fields
  • Market the farm’s products and Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
  • Buy supplies, such as fertilizer and seeds
  • Arrange the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment
  • Maintain and monitor the quality of yield, whether livestock or crops
  • Understand the implications of the weather and make contingency plans
  • Make sure products are ready for deadlines, such as auctions and markets
  • Ensure current government regulations concerning farm activities are complied with
  • Maintain a knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them
  • Apply health and safety standards across the farm estate
  • Protect the environment and maintaining biodiversity
  • 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.

    Skills and Qualifications
  • Major in agriculture or relevant course, diploma & above
  • At least 2 years above experience in farm management
  • Familiar with the planting of French beans, snow peas, etc.
  • The location of farm is in Mbooni, Mwea, Meru- can smoothly communicate with local farmers and even effectively train them.
  • Knowledge of food production and an awareness of customer demand, food standards and sustainability
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • The ability to work under pressure

    How to Apply
  • Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: jobs1@hcsafrica.comby 26th May 2019 with Assistant Farm Manager-Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.
  • Candidates Must indicate their Current & Expected salaries

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Kenya.

    Scholarship 2019/20

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.