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Farm Manager

Ntungwa Farms
Kazo, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Ntungwa Farm is a livestock farm that deals in breeding and fattening of both cattle and goats for sale. We use a combination of free grazing and Intensive methods on a rotational basis.

The Farm is broken up into two sections i.e. Rwebikoba section and Bugarihe section.

We are looking to hire a competent farm manager to manage optimal performance and productivity of either Bugarihe section or Rwebikoba section

Responsibilities

  • Plans and budgets for the operations of either section and ensures their effective implementation.
  • Manages and accounts for the human, fiscal and physical assets of either section of the Farm.
  • Supervises monitors and evaluates the performance of either section in respect to set targets including production and breeding programs.
  • Prepares and submits periodic reports on the performance of either section
  • Supervises, mentors and appraises staff and oversees the administration of all staff.
  • Initiates innovations to enhance the productive capability of either section including but not limited to fattening feeds, veterinary needs
  • Organizes and coordinates feedback sessions of the farm hands to enhance their productivity and get insight on challenges they encounter.
  • Enforces acceptable standards of production, breeding, health and safety on the farm
  • Ensure preventive maintenance or repair farm equipment and animal housing or spray crashes
  • Maintains an inventory of their section’s Asset including stock
  •  Ensure scheduled tagging of animals including calves
  • Ensure periodic Veterinary checks and immunization of livestock
  • Ensure weekly spraying of animals
  • Undertakes any other official duties as assigned by the immediate Supervisor.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • A degree in Veterinary Sciences, Animal Sciences with training in Farm Management.
  • Should have broad knowledge of records management as farm activities involve a lot of records keeping
  • Should have broad knowledge of project planning and management.
  • Should have the ability to work with and supervise multidisciplinary teams.
  • Working experience of at least four (4) years with a practical exposure to farm

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Mandatory attachments

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