Farm Manager Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Janta Kenya

Job Description

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience working as a farm manager. He /she must have experience managing over 15 people.

Key Responsibilities:

Budgeting and maintaining accurate financial records for the firm.
Handling paperwork and keeping administrative records for the farm.
Recruiting, training/ instructing and supervising farm workers on need basis with agreement with the HR.
Ensuring compliance with government regulations and health and safety standards.
Keeping an up to date knowledge of pests and diseases and how to control and what pesticides to be used.
Ensuring that the farm is profitable and meets projected financial targets.
Organising maintenance / repair of farm property, equipment and machinery.
Ensure sustainability of the farm.
Oversee the collective farms from start to finish.
Provide leadership to the team to ensure a successful projects.
Ensure harmonious relations between the farm and the neighbours.
Ensure the farm is making profit and that the community is benefiting.
Be a source of information, inspiration and target setting for your team.
Report quarterly budgets to supervisor.
Be the eyes and ears of the community and provide community expression and perspective to the extended team.

Qualifications:

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or agriculture related fields.
Musthave at least 4 years working experience as a farm manager.
Musthave experience dealing with vegetables and fresh produce.
Must be willing to relocate too Bomet.
Must have experience managing over 15 people.
Must have knowledge of disease and pest control.
Must possess good communication skills.
Must possess good negotiation skills.

Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh.100, 000 – 120,000/= (USD 1,000 – 1,200) depending on skills and experience.

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To apply for this job please visit www.brightermonday.co.ke.