KeMU Farm Manager Jobs in Kenya

KeMU Farm Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • Reporting to the Director, KeMU Holdings Services Limited, this position is responsible for efficient Management of the University Farm.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will:

  • To Manage the University farm as a profitable enterprise

  • To coordinate all activities and operations of the farm

  • To prepare farm budget and work plans

  • To ensure cost effectiveness and timely procurements of the farm inputs

  • To evaluate and recommend the right farm enterprise mix

  • Marketing and selling of farm produce

  • Maintaining effective pest and diseases control for both crops and livestock enterprises

  • Managing farm workers and casuals

  • Protecting environment and maintaining biodiversity.

  • Maintenance of farm Infrastructure, machinery and equipment.

  • Practicing Climate Smart Agriculture.

  • Implementing short term Agricultural Trainings and outreach activities.

  • Ensuring farm activities comply with government regulations.

  • Monitoring animal health and welfare.

  • Applying health and safety standards across the farm.

  • Monitoring and documenting all produce and land use to meet funding requirements.

  • Keeping up to date financial, and other farm records.

  • Accounting for revenue from the farm.

    Minimum Requirements

  • The suitable candidate should
    have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or Agriculture or Horticulture or Agricultural Engineering from a recognized institution.

  • Have at least five (5) years of relevant work experience in management of a busy mixed farm enterprise and excellent work performance.

  • Must be registered with a relevant body.

  • Knowledge of Human Resource Management and budgeting will be a definite advantage.

  • Have Technical and Practical competence in crop and livestock management.

  • Have good understanding of public procurement system and government regulations related to farm activities.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KeMU Farm Manager Jobs in Kenya

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