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Monday, February 15, 2016

Assistant Farm Manager at Amatheon Agri Holding N.V.



The Assistant Farm Manager will deputise the Farm Manager to manage and carry out duties associated with the day-to-day and long-term management of our large commercial farm whilst ensuring that the farm runs efficiently and profitably.

Responsibilities 
  • Support in the set-up of an agricultural production from Greenfield Level
  • Support in the Development and Preparation of currently unused land for farming purposes
  • Support in planting of crops in cooperation with local staff and Management
  • Uphold farm administration practices, employee relations and welfare and keep a motivated workforce.
  • Take initiative and embrace leadership role; set a good example: pace, tone
  • Assist the farm manager on planning the running of a 3000ha farm
  • Drive farm machinery if need be for cropping, harvesting and fertilizer spread.
  • Train and supervise farm personnel on machine use
  • The position reports to the Farm Manager
Profile
  • A university degree  or higher diploma in Agricultural Business, Crop Science, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering or a related field.
  • 2 to 5 years hands on extensive agricultural experience and profound knowledge
  • Should be able to work long hours with minimum supervision in a challenging setup. 
  • Very good English speaking skills and people management
  • Excellent agricultural machinery knowledge
  • Experience in working in developing countries
  • Intercultural competence and is interest a must
  • Ability to effectively provide feedback to those under your supervision both positive and constructive
  • Great communication and self-motivation are imperative
Application instructions
All interested candidates can apply via email to: s.gustavus@amatheon-agri.com

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