Assistant Farm Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in Kenya
Assistant Farm Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Jobs in KenyaJob 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.Plan finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters
Roles and Responsibilities
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: email@example.com 26th May 2019 with Assistant Farm Manager-Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.
Candidates Must indicate their Current & Expected salaries
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