Corporate Staffing Services Farm Supervisor Jobs in Kenya

Corporate Staffing Services Farm Supervisor Jobs in Kenya



Our client is an exporter of fresh produce located in Kampala, Uganda. Along with buying the local fruits & vegetables from out-growers for export the company is setting up two large commercial farms growing Hass avocados, Macadamia and a variety of short-term crops including herbs and other vegetables.

They seek to hire a proactive Farm Supervisor who will be responsible in assisting the Supply Chain Manager in establishing the farm operations and manage the farm produce in order to meet the overall production targets, international export quality requirement and objectives of the company.


Responsibilities


  • Overseeing of the Farm construction and maintenance of the infrastructure including staff housing, storage shed, etc
  • Managing the contractors and ensuring work is completed within the agreed timeline
  • Completion of farm establishment plan using the best agronomy practices
  • Land preparation, irrigation, fertilization, pest and disease management
  • Planting the Avocado and Macadamia orchards
    Planting agreed short term crops
  • Coordinating daily production to achieve the most efficient cost of production while meeting the maximum yield and quality goals
  • Continually monitor and evaluate the efficiency of operations, equipment and work practices
  • Management and control of staff
  • Planning and implementation of a harvesting program to maximize returns
  • Setting up and ensuring compliance
    with health and safety requirements
  • Ensure the company is in compliance with all governmental agencies and regulatory agencies
  • Pro-active and regular maintenance of all farm machinery
  • Any other additional duties as required by the management


    Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience in avocado production for export
  • Experience in growing other fruits & vegetables for export
  • Knowledge of agricultural cropping systems, pest and disease control, production practices and crop maintenance
  • Integrity and honesty are prerequisite
  • Proven leadership and management experience in a company environment
  • Knowledge of production equipment
  • Experience managing, coordinating and communicating daily with laborers
  • Computer literacy


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 12th July, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; Corporate Staffing Services Farm Supervisor Jobs in Kenya


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