Vegetable Seeds Production Manager Jobs in Nanyuki, Kenya

Vegetable Seeds Production Manager Jobs in Nanyuki, Kenya

  • Under the supervision of the Home Farm Production Manager, the main responsibility is to oversee, coordinate and manage the daily production operations of a newly built greenhouse and production unit.

  • To ensure vegetable seed production (from sowing to harvest) and in compliance with quantity, quality, cost, and time constraints.

  • The vegetable seeds production manager will be responsible for the implementation production program and transferring essential product knowledge and experience to the rest of the production team.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee, coordinate and manage the daily farm production operations in greenhouses, seedling nursery and open field plots (transplanting, cultivation, pollination, and harvest).

  • Responsible for ensuring that planting activity, pollination, harvest activities respect deadlines and quality controls.

  • Transplanting and cultivation: close follow-up on crops with Crop and Maintenance Managers, ensure weeding, irrigation, staking, and pruning according to farm policies and procedures.

  • Management of a team in the newly built section, including supervisors and employees.

  • Supervise and guarantee correct chemical use, IPM, environmental issues with Spray and Irrigation Manager.

  • Supervise and guarantee H&S Implementation of his unit.

  • Maintain a collaborative environment with colleagues and implementation of the company policies

  • This position plays an essential role in the implementation of the Health
    and Safety policy and procedures of the company.

    Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in Horticulture or Agriculture.

  • Strong agronomic knowledge and experience and a real passion for agriculture.

  • 3 – 5 years of experience in seed production and are keen to join a company where you can expand and share your knowledge with experts from all over the world.

  • Highly motivated and capable of motivating others with strong leadership and communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office Tools

  • Fluent English and Kiswahili

  • Open position for Kenyan residents only

    How to Apply

  • If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Vegetable Seeds Production Manager) to

  • before 7th January 2022.

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