Gap Recruitment Services Ltd Farm Manager Jobs in Kenya

Gap Recruitment Services Ltd Farm Manager Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:

  • Develop and implement operational efficiency measures and be responsible for making a business case for the farm.

  • Our client a large-scale/commercial vegetable (Tomatoes, French beans, Cabbage, Kales, Spinach, etc.) farm located in Isinya.

    Key Responsibilities of the Farm Manager

  • Managing all on-farm activities to include planning of all seeding, nursery, growing and harvesting, sorting, packaging, pruning, pest control, record keeping.

  • Maintaining the standards of health and safety as per G.A.P.

  • In charge of the overall welfare of the plants in order to meet the 90% yield quota.

  • Assign duties, such as cultivation, irrigation, harvesting, pruning, packaging, grading, and equipment maintenance.

  • Efficient utilization of farm labor to avoid high wage bills, and cutting down on unnecessary farm costs.

  • Stock-taking of farm Inputs and know when re-order levels are due.

  • Implement a farm records management system, and timely updates to management on progress status.

  • Embrace innovative ways to farming, advising on best practices.

  • Post-harvest processing including storage and packaging in preparation for sale.

  • Implement farm safety procedures at all times.

    Qualifications of the Farm Manager

  • Certificate/Diploma in agricultural economics, agronomy, agribusiness, and another related field.

  • Must have at least three (2) years’ experience in a commercial farm environment, managing farm assets and farm labor.

  • Deep knowledge of agrochemicals and the permissible residue levels for various markets.

  • Must be conversant with greenhouse and open field farming technology.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Gap Recruitment Services Ltd Farm Manager Jobs in Kenya

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