Farm Manager Jobs in Malindi

Farm Manager Jobs in Malindi


  • Our client is an established farm in Malindi.

  • They seek to hire a highly qualified Farm Manager with experience in the field of fruit and vegetable industry to maximize production growth and oversee output from the farm.

    Responsibilities

  • Commit to perform duties in a manner that further the mission and overall strategic direction of Farm.

  • Manage all farm machinery i.e. tractors and other implements

  • Manage labor planning and allocations as well as staff recruitment, allocating them to the various teams.

  • Allocate daily work targets to staff and record performance of all team members

  • Ensure that all labor in the section is effective and efficient and that all staff achieves the recommended daily tasks.

  • Maintain staff discipline and welfare in accordance with Farm policies

  • Be in charge of the Health and Safety of all employees

  • Design and Develop farm’s plant production plan and program.

  • Execute the Farm’s planting program

  • Ensure that the right plant population is attained at planting

  • Ensure weed free fields and general farm hygiene through timely weed control and general sanitation

  • Manage irrigation and scheduling of irrigation based on different crops requirements and stages of production.

  • Reduction of water wastage from leaks and over irrigation

  • Undertake agronomy work to ensure that pest control is well managed and all pests and diseases are kept below threshold at all times

  • Direct the Farm’s crop nutrition in terms of implementation of fertilizer plans, composting / manure application and foliar feeding

  • Plan all the farm/section operations for the month, week, and
    day in consultation with the CEO.

  • Confirm all picking predictions during harvesting.

  • Ensure that fruits & vegetables are picked on time, handled carefully and is of high quality in accordance with the Global standards.

  • Handle and address any deviation on standards (customer/sales team responses)

    Qualifications

  • Degree in Agricultural Sciences/ Horticulture

  • At least 5 years of extensive practical experience in similar role.

  • Demonstrated and verifiable experience in fruit & vegetable production lifecycle

  • Experience in developing and implementing farm management systems is a plus.

  • A proven track record of meeting various targets set.

  • Ability to work independently while constantly informing the head office in terms of reports

  • Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency in all MS Office applications

  • Strong leadership capabilities with minimal supervision and ability to take initiative.

  • NB: Must be willing to live in the farm in Malindi

    How to Apply

  • If this describes you and are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Farm Manager – Malindi) to

  • vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 24th July 2021.


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