Farm Manager

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Shagasha Tea Company is seeking to recruit suitably qualified, dynamic and self-motivated persons to fill the following vacant position.

Job Title: Farm Manager

Reporting to the Field Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for effective control and monitoring of tea plantation activities in order to achieve maximum productivity at minimum cost.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities;

  • Ensure effective crop husbandry in the farm in order to maximize yield per unit area/bush
  • Liaising with research institutions on experiments and trials of crops in the farm
  • Ensure control and monitoring of green leaf logistics processes are running smoothly
  • Ensure compliance to the relevant statutory, legal and other requirements as may be required from time to time
  • Maintaining accurate records, preparing and presenting reports as required
  • Ensuring effective and efficient utilization of farm inputs
  • Preparing seedlings (tea and trees)/planting materials for the farm in a timely manner
  • Inspecting the access roads within the farm and ensuring timely repairs are carried out.
  • Supervising, appraising staff and identifying their development and training needs on a regular basis and coordinating the trainings.
  • Preparation of budgets and control of farm costs
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Academic qualification

  • B.Sc. in Agriculture, Agribusiness, agronomy
  • Diploma in Agriculture

Competencies/skills

  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines under minimum supervision
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English, Kinyarwanda
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Experience

  • At leastfive (5) years’ experience in the relevant field, 2 of which should be in farm management

How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements for these jobs are requested to send their applications accompanied by the following: -

  • Academic Certificates.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CVs) with at least three referees.
  • Any other relevant testimonials.

Please submit these via email to: Jennifer.mbabazi@thewoodfoundation.org.uk.not later than 25th January 2018.

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Job summary

This job has been viewed 925 times
Location:
Kigali
Rwanda
Sector:
Agriculture, Other
Education level:
Bachelor
Desired experience:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Contrat type:
Full-time
Apply before:
25-01-2018
Number of positions:
1

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