Farm Manager

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Farm Manager 1 Position
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

Job Description

A farm in Kiambu County that specialises in Banana , chicken and pig farming is looking for a farm manager to oversee its overall operations.Reports to the Director

Job Purpose .

  • Develop and implement operational efficiency measures and be responsible for making a business case for the farm.

Key Responsibilities of the Farm Manager.

  • Managing all on-farm activities to include planning of all farm activities
  • Maintaining the standards of health and safety
  • In charge of the overall welfare of the farm in order to meet the 90% yield quota..
  • Efficient utilization of farm labor to avoid high wage bills, and cutting down on unnecessary farm costs.
  • Implement a farm records management system, and timely updates to management on progress status.
  • Should be well versed with pig farm economics on sales verses running costs
  • Understand how to optimize mating cycles, birth rates, maturity rates to ensure that the right sized animals are sold at the right time and right weight.
  • Maintain a less than 10% mortality rate for the pigs.
  • Experience with either chicken or pig farming.
  • Managing the farms growth projection at all times to ensure they are optimally planned and sustainable.
  • Manage the firms feed factory ensuring the right quality and quantities of feeds are produced.
  • Liaise with the relevant quality assurance bodies to carry out quality testing on the feed mixes.
  • They will be taken through the food mixing training and food factory management if they don’t have prior experience.
  • Ensure proper record keeping and management of farm records.
  • Ensure farms’ weekly meetings with the rest of the workers and briefings with directors are held promptly as required.
  • Managing farm workers.
  • Managing farm cleanliness through proper waste management.
  • Creating a value addition framework for the bananas before sales.
  • Innovate ways of managing feed costs through ensuring the right mixes and creating cost effective substitutions where necessary.
  • Embrace innovative ways to farming, advising on best practices.
  • Implement farm safety procedures at all times.

Requirements.

  • Degree/ Diploma in agricultural economics, agronomy, agribusiness, and any another related field.
  • Pig/Poultry expertise
  • Must have at least three (2) years’ experience in a commercial farm environment, managing farm assets and farm labor.
  • Veterinary knowledge preferred
  • Data entry.
  • Should be computer literate
  • Business savvy.
  • Great leadership skills.
  • Partner management skills.

Salary KShs. 30,000+a 2 bedroom house

Application deadline is 16th June 2021

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Emploi Recruitment
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

51 - 299 people

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