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Farm Manager

Closing: Apr 17, 2024

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Published: Apr 2, 2024 (18 days ago)

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Who You Are
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or a related field is preferred; a diploma in agriculture with extensive experience may be considered.
  • A results-oriented Farm Manager with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in managing large-scale, multi-crop/livestock farms.
  • Proven track record of success in increasing farm productivity, profitability, and operational efficiency.
  • In-depth knowledge of agricultural practices for oil palm, poultry, fisheries, and cash crops relevant to the Nigerian context.
  • Strong commitment to sustainable farming principles and a passion for environmentally responsible agriculture.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills to motivate, guide, and collaborate effectively with a diverse farm team.
  • Proficiency in farm management software and data analysis tools (a plus).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities
Who You Are
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or a related field is preferred; a diploma in agriculture with extensive experience may be considered.
  • A results-oriented Farm Manager with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in managing large-scale, multi-crop/livestock farms.
  • Proven track record of success in increasing farm productivity, profitability, and operational efficiency.
  • In-depth knowledge of agricultural practices for oil palm, poultry, fisheries, and cash crops relevant to the Nigerian context.
  • Strong commitment to sustainable farming principles and a passion for environmentally responsible agriculture.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills to motivate, guide, and collaborate effectively with a diverse farm team.
  • Proficiency in farm management software and data analysis tools (a plus).
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Oversee all aspects of daily farm operations for oil palm, poultry, fisheries, and cash crops, ensuring adherence to best practices, efficiency, and smooth running.
  • Implement production strategies to maximize crop yields/livestock output while maintaining the highest quality standards.
  • Lead and motivate a team of farm workers, providing ongoing training, fostering a positive work environment, and ensuring safety compliance.
  • Manage farm budgets effectively, optimizing resource allocation and minimizing operational costs to achieve revenue generation targets.
  • Collect and analyze farm data to monitor performance, identify areas for improvement, and generate comprehensive reports for the Agriculture Director/Head of Agriculture.
  • Champion sustainable farming practices to protect the environment and promote long-term agricultural success.

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