Monday, 12 May 2014

Farm Manager Jobs in Tanzania at Global Skill Consulting and Education

Job Title: Farm Manager

Employer: Global Skill Consulting and Education

Duty Station: Mwanza, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 19th May 2014

Job Description:


Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture having majored in horticulture

5-8 years of progressive experience.

Technical and practical competence in horticulture.

Not more than forty years of age

Can live in remote areas

Responsibilities:

The farm managers will be responsible for planning, organizing and managing the activities of a farm. Specific tasks may vary depending on the type of farm but in general include:

Planning finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters;

Perform practical activities, e.g. driving tractors, operating machinery, spraying fields, etc;

Marketing the farm's products;

Buying supplies, such as fertiliser and seeds;

Make timely arrangement for the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment;

Training and mentoring staff.

Maintaining and monitoring the quality of yield.

Understanding the implications of the weather and making contingency plans;

Making sure that products are ready for deadlines, such as auctions and markets;

Ensuring that farm activities comply with government regulations;

Knowledgeable about pests and diseases and how to treat them;

Applying health and safety standards across the farm estate;

Protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity;

Keeping financial records up to date.



How to Apply:

All applicants should send their CV to; apply@globalskill.co.tz .Deadline for the application is 19th May 2014.Qualified candidates will be contacted.