JOBS IN ZAMBIA - DAILY ZAMBIA JOBS

Monday, February 15, 2016

Farm Manager at Amatheon Agri Holding N.V.



We are looking for an experienced farm manager to develop a large farming unit for our Zambian farming operations. This will include the clearing of bush and develop irrigation systems. The incumbent will also be responsible for the daily management of farming units. The farm manager will report directly to the Amatheon Agri Zambia Managing Director.  
Responsibility
You will be responsible for the financial and physical performance of the farm and as such will be highly skilled in all aspects of farm business. Key objective will be the successful implementation of short and long term business plans in cooperation with the management team and ground staff. You will be required to optimize the farm performance, as a unit and as part of Amatheon’s farm portfolio, in accordance with company policies. In detail you will:
  • Manage the initial set-up of the farm from bush clearing, irrigation installations and building up your team.
  • Manage all day-to-day operations in grain production (maize, soya and wheat) & other associated farming activities (Livestock).
  • Manage grain stock and grain quality.
  • Participate in the  short and long term marketing programs
  • Manage budget and respective finance processes to maintain farm progress against budget parameters incl. respective management reporting.
  • Perform long and short term project management to optimize farm profit and minimize loss.
  • Manage maintenance of equipment and farm buildings.
  • Manage staff incl. human resources and health and safety procedures.
  • Manage sourcing and overseeing contractors.
Qualification and Experience 
  • Bachelor and or Master Degree in Agriculture.
  • Track record of profit-loss accountability in previous farm management roles.
  • 5 years hands-on experience in agricultural processes and farm operations with focus on grain production.
  • Self-started with a clear focus on effective planning, time management and decision-making.
  • Effective leader and team player receptive to feedback and willing to learn new things and share knowledge and skills; embracing continuous improvement. 
Salary: Industry related - based on qualifications and experience
Starting Date: ASAP
Application Instructions
If you feel that you qualify for the above position, please send your application letter and CV/ Resume only by email to: s.gustavus@amatheon-agri.com.  Please include your salary history and expectation. Do not include your testimonials at this time.
We appreciate all your interest, but will only be able to respond to shortlisted applicants with further instructions.

Categories

NGO JOBS ICT JOBS Lusaka Finance Accountant Agriculture Administration Health Human Resources Sales Kitwe Lecturer Civil Engineer Solwezi Consultancy Legal Jobs SCHOLARSHIPS Education MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS Driver Jobs Mining Jobs Ndola Procurement Jobs Monitoring and Evaluation Electrical Engineering Telecommunications MTN Zambia First Quantum Minerals Ltd Project Manager Airtel Zambia ZRA Zambia Revenue Authority Community Development Jobs Kasama LMC Lumwana Mining Company Limited Marketing Zamtel Save the Children World Vision Environmental Jobs Kabwe Malawi Jobs Research Graduate Trainee Standard Chartered Bank CARE INTERNATIONAL ZAMBIA Zimbabwe AWF African Wildlife Foundation Choma GOVERNMENT JOBS Mechanical Engineering NAPSA National Pension Scheme Authority PwC Teaching Jobs UN United Nations Zambia Sugar Plc Afdb African Development Bank Mopani Copper Mines PLC Security Jobs AB Bank Zambia Customer Care FINCA Zambia MU MULUNGUSHI UNIVERSITY PATH INTERNATIONAL RDA Road Development Agency UNICEF US Embassy in Zambia BANKING JOBS CHAI Clinton Health Access Initiative COMESA Chipata FHI360 Mongu SNV ZAMBIA Sandvik Economist Internship Livingstone Plan International WaterAid Zambia Zambia Banks Zanaco Zambia National Commercial Bank AU African Union Access Bank BOZ Bank of Zambia CRS Catholic Relief Services Cavmont Bank Chingola Copperbelt Energy Corporation Democratic of the Congo Kalulushi SADC Southern African Development Community USAID Zambia BancABC Copperbelt University ECOBANK ZAMBIA Kalumbila Librarian Lubambe Copper Mine Limited UNZA University of Zambia ZTB Zambia Tourism Board Barclays Bank Zambia Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia Climate Change and Environment Copperbelt EGPAF Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation ERB Energy Regulation Board Lusaka University OXFAM Volunteering WFP World Food Programme ZEMA Zambia Environmental Management Agency ZICTA Zambia Information n Communications Technology Authority Zambia Breweries Plc Atlas Copco Zambia Aviation Jobs Citibank DBZ DEVELOPMENT BANK OF ZAMBIA Human Rights Jhpiego MEDICAL STORES LIMITED Mazabuka Ministry of Gender and Child Development NEPAD NPA National Prosecution Authority National Airports Corporation National Breweries PC Population Council PSI Puma Energy International Restless Development The World Bank UNDP VSO Voluntary Service Overseas ZIPAR Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research ZNBS ZAMBIA NATIONAL BUILDING SOCIETY Zambia Red Cross Society ACC Anti Corruption Commission Zambia Abt Associates Blantyre British Council in Zambia CIVIL SERVICE JOBS Chamber of Mines of Zambia Chibombo Chililabombwe Chirundu Coca Cola Customer Support - Technical Support Danish Refugee Council ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA ESAMI Eastern and Southern African Management Institute FNB FIRST NATIONAL BANK ZAMBIA Finca Malawi Food and Nutrition HPCZ Health Professions Council of Zambia Hospitality Jobs IRC International Rescue Committee Insurance Jobs Islamic Relief Kasumbalesa Konkola Copper Mines plc Legal Aid Board Lilongwe Lumwana MKUSHI MPIKA Maamba Collieries Limited Marie Stopes Zambia Ministry of local government and housing Mufulira NCC NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR CONSTRUCTION NFNC National Food and Nutrition Commission NHA National Housing Authority NLACW National Legal Aid Clinic for Women NRFA National Road Fund Agency NU Northrise University National Milling Corporation PACRA Patents and Companies Registration Agency PACT PIA Pensions and Insurance Authority Peace Corps Zambia Purchasing - Supplies Manager Records Management Rural Electrification Authority SUPPLY CHAIN Statistician Veterinary Council of Zambia WHO World Health Organization WWSC Western Water and Sewerage Company Workers Compensation Fund ZAWA Zambia Wildlife Authority ZDA Zambia Development Agency ZESCO Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited ZICA Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants ZWMA Zambia Weights and Measure Agency Zambia Catholic University