Our Client is an international holding with the headquarter in Singapore. They developed several industrial projects in Nigeria in the field of Renewable Energy, Agro-Industry and Industrial Parks. They have mandate Smart International Consulting to recruit a Cassava Farm Manager.
Responsible for managing Cassava production
Responsible for planning strategies for maximum yield, organising farm administration, working machinery, organising associated businesses and managing staff.
Display technical and practical competence, as well as the ability to make sound business decisions.
Understands the various irrigation systems and manage for optimum efficiency
Demonstrate new agricultural discoveries to staff and farm communities
Manage relationships with government officials, regulatory bodies, community leaders and Farmers
Planning finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters
Practical activities, e.g. driving tractors, operating machinery, spraying fields, etc.
Planning, organising and managing the activities of a farm
Arranging the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment
Planning activities for trainee staff, mentoring and monitoring them
Maintaining and monitoring the quality of crop yield
Understanding the implications of the weather and making contingency plans
Making sure that products are ready for deadlines, such as auctions and markets
Ensuring that farm activities comply with government regulations
Maintaining knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them
Applying health and safety standards across the farm estate
Protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity
Keeping financial records up to date
Prepare annual farm plan, goals and objectives
Setting budget and production targets
Keeping records of crops
Recruiting, training and supervising staff for crop infection and disease
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree/HND from a top tier School, or relevant experience 3 years of work experience, with at least 2 years of experience developing and executing agricultural projects
Agricultural Extension Services
Strategic thinking and strong execution skills
Exceptional Project Management skills
Project Planning, Reporting & Control
Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong interpersonal skills, maturity and ability to build and lead effective teams
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Deadline: 31 January 2017
Work location: Nigeria with some travels to our other project sites in the Southeast Asia.
Salary and Incentives based on your performance.
Please email your application which emphasized your past experiences related to the above topics to firstname.lastname@example.org Skype: adalidda WhatsApp:+85577778919
Illustration Photo: a cassava plantation in eastern Thailand (Credit: CIAT/Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 2.0)