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Block Managers Tomatoes And Onions

Closing: Aug 11, 2022

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Published: Aug 4, 2022 (4 days ago)

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Company Description

Are you a professional seasoned Block Managers Tomatoes and Onions who can be accountable for leading large-scale commercial farming operations in Taveta? If so, then we are looking for you. Our client would like to fill the position of Block Managers Tomatoes and Onions.

Job Description

Block managers are accountable for the production of a crop in the specific block in a pivot.  A pivot is divided into four (4) blocks.  A Block Manager is assigned single or multiple blocks under a pivot (20-50hectares).

Qualifications

  • A degree in Agriculture/horticulture or associated disciplines. BASIS & FACTS qualifications an advantage. A valid Kenya driving license.
  • Skill level: A minimum of 7 years direct accountability for production of crops on an acreage of 25 – 50ha, within the fresh produce industry,

 


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Company Description

Are you a professional seasoned Block Managers Tomatoes and Onions who can be accountable for leading large-scale commercial farming operations in Taveta? If so, then we are looking for you. Our client would like to fill the position of Block Managers Tomatoes and Onions.

Job Description

Block managers are accountable for the production of a crop in the specific block in a pivot.  A pivot is divided into four (4) blocks.  A Block Manager is assigned single or multiple blocks under a pivot (20-50hectares).

Qualifications

  • A degree in Agriculture/horticulture or associated disciplines. BASIS & FACTS qualifications an advantage. A valid Kenya driving license.
  • Skill level: A minimum of 7 years direct accountability for production of crops on an acreage of 25 – 50ha, within the fresh produce industry,

 


Key Responsibilities

  • Production of year-round, high-quality fresh Tomatoes/onions in line with our clients product demand planning
  • From land preparation and planting through the crop production process to harvest up to packhouse level.
  • Implementation of the advice given by the Agronomy team for irrigation and nutrition/crop protection.
  • A key focus on harvest team management and personnel management of up to 250 harvesters for tomatoes and additional support staff daily.
  • Yearly and seasonal crop production planning, in line with our clients demand planning and quality specifications with a current planting program of 6 ha of Tomatoes every week. All grown under centre pivot irrigation
  • Training and development of the Tomato team for continual professional improvement.
  • Retaining good staff working relations and a high standard of Health and Safety.


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