Farm Manager

NANGA FARMS LTD

JOB OPPORTUNITY

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL ADVERT

POSITION: FARM MANAGER (01 POSITION) – SUGARCANE DEPARTMENT
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the position of Farm Manager. The position report to the Sugarcane Manager and operates within the farm area.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please submit you’re detailed CV, copies of relevant qualifications, registrations, and ID/Passport for the attention of HR Officer:

All internal employees are required to complete the Internal Application Form and obtain relevant signatures when applying for vacancies.

Applicants may be required to complete pre-employment checks (qualification, credit, security, background, and medical assessments) as part of the recruitment process where applicable.

Should you not hear from us within 4 weeks after closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

The successful candidates will be responsible for farming systems, crop production performance of farm and all farm assets (which may include surrounding communities and non-cane areas) and will be responsible for ensuring the adoption and embedding of best practices as guided by Group COE’s and Agricultural Optimization teams. The operational performance ensuring the highest possible cane quality and farming productivity, whilst optimizing crop volume and yield at the lowest possible cost as well as develop farm plans that ensure long-term growth, development, and sustainability. around the farm.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all farming activities, timing and quality standards related to cane production.
  • Ensure all assets within the farm (which may include villages and non-cane areas) are maintained within IIlovo standards.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationship with neighboring village and farms, where relevant.
  • Develop, implement, and manage farm resource and activity plans.
  • Develop, monitor farm budgets, and implement cost reduction measures to ensure budget adherence.
  • Ensure adherence to harvesting schedule and crop estimate cadence, and accurate reports submitted on time.
  • Secure Materials and other farm inputs.
  • Ensure labor is recruited in line with farm plan and approve farm input data for monthly payroll.
  • Implement and monitor continuous improvement practices by driving work practices and ensuring that tools and techniques are applied to deliver high quality, sustainable supply of estate sugarcane.
  • Oversee effective talent and performance management, development skills within teams through on-the job coaching.
  • Identify and monitor KPIs and balanced scorecards, track performance and flag any issues.
  • Manage fire and security risks.
  • Promote and adhere to Illovo s procedures policies and guidelines, including without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILS REQUIRED

  • Good business acumen and agricultural expertise, with ability to anticipate, interpret and respond to changes impacting on functional.
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Effective competent in Microsoft Packages
  • Competent in CI processes.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree /Diploma in Agriculture Development/Agriculture Engineering
  • 3+years’ experience in sugarcane agriculture
  • Preferably MIT graduate
  • Member of AIZ
  • Good business acumen and expertise, with anticipate, interpret and respond to changes impacting on functional-on-functional area.
  • Strong data analysis skills.

Should be interested in applying for this role, please submit you’re detailed CV, copies of relevant qualifications, registrations, and ID/passport for the attention of HR Officer: Nanga email: [email protected].

All internal employees are required to complete the internal Application Form and obtain relevant signatures when applying for vacancies from there Supervisors.

Closing date for applications: 26th April, 2024

Applicants may be required to complete pre-employment checks (qualification, credit, security background, and medical assessments) as part of the recruitment process where applicable.

Should you not hear from us within 4 weeks after closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


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