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Farm for Sale in Hluhluwe , South Africa

Mind you, this is not a job advertisement, but this property is for sale.

Established lodge;

20.4 HA on unique location, bordering iSimangaliso Wetland Park. 13 km from Hluhluwe town and 20 minutes from Hluhluwe Imfolozi game reserve. On populair touristic route and easily accessible. 15 chalets and cottages, 4 separate houses, 2 pools, lisenced bar / restaurant. With separate licensed activity company with Game viewing and Horse trail concessions.

The Lodge:
Centrally located within the lodge you'll find the bar with fireplace and restaurant, kitchen and reception, boma with fireplace, pool, public toilets with showers. The lodge accommodation is nested around the main area in a tropical garden. The location, atmosphere and sense of nature make this piece of paradise truly unique.

Lodge - Accommodation:
- 4 x en suite cabins, 20 m2 with 1 double or 2 single beds
- 8 x en suite chalets 25 m2 with 1 double or 2 single beds
- 1 x cottage, en suite with bath, shower and double basin 35 m2 with 4 poster double bed
- 1 x family cottage, 2 bedrooms, en suite bathroom, 3 single, 1 double bed. 100 m2
- 1 x family cottage, 2 bedrooms, en suite bathroom, kitchen, lounge 2 single 1 double bed. 100 m2

Houses & Other buildings:
- 1x owners house. 200 m2, 2 bedrooms, 1 en-suite bathroom, separate toilet, large living with open plan kitchen. Office and storeroom with own entrance. Private garden, large pool, braai area. Partly air conditioned.
- 1x managers house 120 m2 with veranda, 1 bedroom, bathroom with toilet and shower, wash basin, kitchenette. Walk in closet.
- 1x cottage, 65m2, lounge with open plan kitchen with kitchenette, 1 bedroom, bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. Bedroom and living with double doors. Fully airconditioned.
- 1x 2 bedroom cottage 140m2. Bathroom with shower, toilet and basin, kitchen, carport. Private stoep at the back of the cottage.
- Staff quarters with 8 rooms, 2 bathrooms with shower and toilets.
- Workshop, laundry, staff workshop.
- Stables; 8 stands, paddocks, arena and saddle room.

Property:
- The property is easily accessible from R22
- Game fenced, entry gate with access control and camera's, 20.4 HA with Nyala, Impala, Warthog, Grey and Red duiker, Suni, Reedbuck
- 2 strong and reliable boreholes
- A seasonal dam size +/_ 0.8 HA
- Rainwater catchment and storage (aprox 250 000 ltr)
- Municipal water available at the border of the property (aprox 800 meter to the lodge)
- 3 phase eskom connection + solar + diesel generator for bar / restaurant area.

Property Details

Type of Property: Farm
Size of farm: 20.4 ha
Floor Size: 500 m²
Rates and Taxes: R 0
Listing Date: 08 November 2017

Rooms
Bedroom: 22
Bathroom: 21

External Features
Garage: 2
Parking: Yes
Garden: Yes

Price: R 8 000 000

Are you interested in buying this Farm in Hluhluwe? You can send an email to martijn@wildebeesecolodge.com.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Special job

Expiring: Dec 25, 2017
Finance and Administration Manager in Tanzania , Tanzania

Location: Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania
Renumeration: Competitive and depending on experience
Contract Type: 2 Years (+)

Who we are:
Kilimanjaro Plantation was established in 2000 and is now one of East Africa’s largest coffee farms located above Moshi, on the southern slope of Kilimanjaro Mountain. It is recognized for growing and producing excellent Arabica Coffee for export thereby being one of the most modern coffee farms in Tanzania. We have 180 permanent employees and over 300 seasonal workers. For further information please visit our website: www.kili-plantation.com

We are currently looking for a young experienced, qualified and motivated financial controller to join and further develop our Finance and Administration team and activities in a long-term perspective.

Role:
The Finance and Admin Manager will be responsible to professionalize, enhance and guide the KPL’s finance, procurement and IT departments, with the objective of enabling management, shareholders, and departments to make sound financial decisions based on transparent financial planning and reporting.

Tasks and responsibilities:
In this role you will report to the Managing Director and your responsibilities will comprise:
• All matters pertaining to the overall management of the finance, accounting, procurement and IT departments.
• Ensure that all interfaces to support other departments are clearly defined and working accordingly to support the farm department and operations.
• Develop suitable reporting templates and monitor overall administration.

Skills:
A candidate envisaged for this role will have the following skills:
• In depth knowledge and experience of accounting and firm grasp of accounting principles and financial statements.
• Ability to monitor, forecast, assess and interpret corporate financial performance
• Strong leadership, sound judgment and strong organization skills.
• Analytical management skills with an accurate attention to detail, yet hands-on approach.
• Knowledge of largescale commercial agriculture preferable.
• Excellent team player

Experience:
A candidate envisaged for this role will have:
• Education: Undergraduate Degree in Accounting/Finance/or equivalent;
• Work Experience: 3 - 5 years of experience in Accounting or Finance, preferably in an international accounting/ auditing or financial advisory firm
• Fluent in English, preferably in Swahili
• Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software (e.g. Navision)
• Experience and interest to live and work in Tanzania on a long-term perspective.

If you are interested and believe you qualify for this role, please submit your application (CV and letter of application) in English.

Are you interested in becoming a Finance and Administration Manager in Tanzania? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Special job

Expiring: Dec 21, 2017
Packing House Manager (PHM) , Tanzania

Company
Teampro is an international consultancy company focused on developing, promoting and facilitating business and trade opportunities in East Africa – with a focus on supporting private sector engagement. The Company provides assistance and advice to European entrepreneurs already doing or would like to do business in East-Africa, and vice versa.

Teampro is looking for one of its clients – a newly established Fruit Processing Company in Tanzania- a Packing House Manager

Job Description
To give leadership during installation and startup of a new Packing House. After the set up the packing House Manager will provide overall direction and guidance to the operational activities of the processing plant with the objective of maximizing operational efficiencies and profitability. Assures high production output, high quality product, and wastes reduction, elimination of safety issues and controls overhead/labor costs. He / she will provide day-to-day leadership and management of processing functions to maximize both productivity and profitability while ensuring the company exceed food safety requirements and maintain a safe working environment. He is required to perform a variety of management, administrative as well as physical functions to ensure timely and accurate processing. Responsible for the supervision of personnel and operations in the execution of produce receiving and packing functions.


Main Responsibilities of the position are:
• Ensure the safety of all employees, at all times.
• Deliver results across key business functions such as safety, quality and efficiency.
• Ensure effective teamwork throughout the business.
• Ensure that an engaged, committed, skilled and flexible workforce is maintained at all
times. This includes recruitment, selection and training of supervisory and equipment
maintenance staff.
• Promote the business as a 'learning environment' in which continuous improvement and bias for action are second nature.
• Control all aspects of direct and indirect costs to make a substantial improvement in profitability in a methodical, sustainable way.
• Ensure systematic planning and control of operational activities.
• Support the development of quality systems and processes, which create and maintain the integrity and food safety of all products.
• Ensure that an effective communication system is in place which should include team briefings and regular management meetings.
• Reviews inventories of material stored, all box manufacturing and pallets supplies, to ensure accuracy and to reorder supplies as needed also advise other departments of the inventory status of each item. Directs requisitions for maintenance, equipment, machine parts, and manufacturing supplies. Recommends and/or makes improvements in machinery and equipment and in manufacturing methods.
• Completes yearly performance appraisals for direct reports.

Requirements
• Must have 5+ years Fruit Processing or Food Manufacturing experience.
• Must have at least 3 years' experience as a Plant/ Operations Manager running a Fruit Processing or Food Processing Plant.
• Must be able to lead a processing plant in a very fast paced environment.
• Solid technical operating skills in a food environment, including processing, equipment, food safety basics, maintenance systems, production and inventory control and information systems.
• Qualified candidates will have processing, logistics and warehousing/shipping experience.
• Experience developing appropriate policies and procedures to ensure compliance within manufacturing, operational practices, applicable laws and GMPs/food safety requirements.
• Strong ability to inspire and motivate self and others. Experience building and maintaining a high-performing team. Must be hands-on with employees in a labor-intensive environment.
• Ability to lead and motivate individuals/teams and committed to excellence and continuous learning and improvement.
• Able to work very long hours during our busy season or as business activities demand. Plant operations are seven days a week during Mid-July to Early September.
• Ability to speak Spanish to communicate with Spanish speaking workforce an asset.
• Experience with optical sorting equipment an asset.
• Experience in the cherry industry an asset.
• Computer Proficient – Outlook, MS WORD and MS Excel application minimum. Knowledge of SAP an asset.

Our Offer
• A great and challenging job with strong focus on contributing to the economic development of the East African Region;
• Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit a CV and Motivation Letter to Ms. Rachel Tocklu at tocklu@teampro.nl, before 15 of November 2017 (or until the position is filled).

Are you interested in becoming a Packing House Manager in Tanzania? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Special job

Expiring: Dec 01, 2017
New Market Development Intern in Kenya , Kenya

Job Title : New Market Development Intern
Location : 80% Nairobi; 20% Kenya (New market development will require some travel)
Company Name: Victory Farms Ltd.
Company Url : http://victoryfarmskenya.com/
Start date : 1 December 2017
Duration : 6 months

Qualifications:
We are looking for a recent university graduate with education in business, sales & marketing to come in and immediately make an impact on the organization. We are rapidly growing and in we therefore have a variety of tasks that need to be performed. In addition to the daily workload, we expect the professional can support in creating processes and supporting other functions, including development of distribution channels.

Ideal candidates will possess:
• Between 22 years and 28 years old
• University level degree with some combination of business, economics, sales & marketing (supply chain elements a plus)
• 0 - 4 years’ experience working in fast moving consumer goods, FMCG, with preference for candidates with some cold chain experience or knowledge
• Capable in MS Word, MS Excel, Google, latest Android OS knowledge, and Apps.
• High energy and positive spirit, will be working alongside range of skill and experience levels as we build a new channel in Kenya (amazingly, fresh fish is not available in most parts of Kenya today)

Job Description:
• Travels to markets and interfaces with potential new customers, existing customers and various channel sales reps. Markets include wet markets, fish and meat markets, slum-based markets, and small town markets
• Will meet with hotel, restaurant, and other premium potential customers (United Nations, government, etc.)
• Able to work with modern web tools to develop new methods of communicating with customers, keeping tabs on their growth and development, etc.
• Works closely with Sales Operations department and Finance department to ensure daily accuracy of records, and helps improve processes and controls on an ongoing basis
• Updates company database by inputting data from field sales, compiling, consolidating, formatting and summarizing information, graphs and presentations and distributing reports.
• Capable of generating marketing and training literature
• Compiling account and competitor analysis
• Expected to spend considerable effort and time training local team on controls, processes, and new market development
• Expected to travel throughout Kenya to new cities, markets, and help develop new distribution strategies, and execute on those pilots and ideas
• Work weeks are expected at 5.5 days per week — of course we will also want you to take some time to enjoy Kenya, too, but the workweek itself is rather intense in Kenya and we have to follow the local market practices since we operate 300 days per year

Compensation:
VF will provide the following in compensation for the role, with associated values:
• Housing, $800 / month (housing unit provided near headquarters in Nairobi)
• Airfare, $1,000 budget for airfare to/from Europe once
• Work permit, $1,500 for 6 months
• Phone and laptop if needed (can also bring your own if you prefer)
• In-country Uber budget, $100 / month (any additional travel to new cities will also be covered by company)
• Living allowance, $500 / month gross pay

About Victory Farms:
Victory Farms is an integrated fish farm established in 2015. VF is building its operation on the Kenyan side of Lake Victoria and distribution capacity throughout Kenya. VF is rapidly expanding its farm operation, fish processing, and sales & marketing capabilities. VF is employing world-class technologies, people and processes to build the leading tilapia farm globally. The Company has the highest standards for performance, execution, culture, and integrity.

VF is the largest aquaculture farm in East Africa and is on track to be the fastest growing aquaculture company in Africa in mid 2018. The company will also likely be among the fastest growing companies in Kenya in 2018. Given this rapid expansion, very capable and thoughtful leaders are required to build the human capital and physical infrastructure to sustain the rapid growth.

Are you interested in becoming a New Market Development Intern in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Special job

Expiring: Nov 20, 2017
Marketing Manager in South Africa , South Africa

We are recruiting for one of South Africa's best-loved e-commerce destinations. Almost 20 years ago they launces and is South Africa’s leading e-commerce FMCG store, selling the widest range of their products across South Africa.

They are in need of a dynamic Marketing Manager to join the team.

The incumbent will be responsible for driving sales through effective management of all marketing channels; strategizing and execution of campaigns to drive customer acquisition and increased brand awareness. This individual will need to have an understanding of the customer requirements in order to define the goals for user experience; and work closely with merchandise and customer service to ensure customer satisfaction goals are met to ultimately improve brand loyalty.

The company is owned by a company that builds and invests in Internet-enabled businesses targeting South African and African consumers. We focus on rapid, disciplined and number-driven execution, with a strong operational focus, and implement global-proven business models that take advantage of technology.

About the Role
The role will include the following deliverables:

Plan and co-ordinate email marketing
• Manage the email marketing calendar and brief merchandisers on the offers required to drive sufficient revenue and desired brand perception
• Direct and oversee the design and coding of emailers
• Schedule emailers and manage the email database wrt list size and segmentation

Budgeting & Channel reporting
• Monitor margins and identify problems to relate to merchandise, operations, customer service or marketing spend
• Assess and Manage the efficiency of marketing spend per channel
• Monthly revision of marketing budget

Customer acquisition and retention
• Source new partnerships and campaigns to drive brand awareness and generate new leads
• Monitor email database size and interactions - list size, open rates, clicks and related customer service tickets
• Manage the wine club and curate monthly selections
• Soft marketing efforts to improve brand positioning, brand awareness and retain the various customer segments
Website Manage banners and promotions on the homepage
• Monitor sold out products, basket reservations and mixed cases and relate to merchandise to manage
• Creating and managing new campaign and category landing pages for promotions
• Front-end features to improve UX: Research, design & brief dev on long-term new front-end features & improvements.

Staff Management
• Manage the team/pool as to achieve set performance goals and effectively contribute to team performance
• Actively identify problem areas within workflow and improve processes where necessary
• Transfer knowledge and skill and encourage design-related learning outside the company

Key qualifications and skills:
• Relevant degree, qualification or recognition of prior learning based on minimum of 3-5 years in a Marketing or Brand manager role, in retail, beverages, FMCG or similar consumer-facing environment.
• Exceptional skills in the Digital Marketing space as well as in Traditional Marketing.
• Previous experience in an online/ecommerce environment highly beneficial.
• Understanding of South African retail consumers, and preferably an understanding of online consumers.
• Business acumen, data driven and numeric.
• Passion and interest in the wine industry.
• Initiative, enthusiasm, commitment to the role, and pro-activity.
• Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

Our Offer:
• Salary will be market-related and will depend on the candidate’s profile

Expiring: Dec 28, 2017
Factory Manager Soybean Oil in South Africa , South Africa

Factory Manager Soybean Oil production

Our clients vision is to unlock the potential of African agriculture through food processing, whilst they transform the lives of millions of Africans economically, socially and spiritually.

Currently our client has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified, well-motivated and driven individual to fill a role of Factory Manager for their Soybean Oil Production.

Purpose: To ensure that the operating profit of the Operating business unit complies with the required return on assets. Efficient running of the overall plant design capacity.
Minimum Requirements.
• Relevant Tertiary degree preferably a post graduate qualification
• Minimum of 10 years’ managerial experience in a manufacturing environment
• Knowledge on soybean oil production and hexane extraction of oil
• Have worked in solvent (hexane) extraction plants before
• Familiar with edible oil refining
• Prior experience in boilers
• Familiar with extrusion of vegetable protein can be seen as advantage
• Should have worked in MHI (major hazardous installation) before
• Should have worked in highly unionised environment previously
• Financially capable for budgetary control and reporting
• Worked on food safety in the past
• Mechanically inclined
• Must have handled large and complex teams in the past
• Ability to lead diverse teams, problem solving, interpersonal skills, crisis management / communication

Duties include:
• Identify the cause of poor cash flow, return on nett assets and business unit profits
• Operate plant within the approved budget for each business unit (Fixed and Variable)
• Achieving sales volumes as per budget of each Business Unit i.e: Extraction, Packing, Refinery, Texturized Vegetable Protein
• Achieving standard as set by Quality Assurance
• Efficient use of designed plant parameters (Coal / Paraffin Hexane / Electricity / Water / Overtime)
• Obtain favorable audit report on all compliance and risk matters
• Maintain high performance culture and contribute towards skills development of the workforce
• Build positive relations with Unions and stakeholders

Location and benefits
• South Africa
• Salary 1,3 mln ZAR a year, excluding additional package

Expiring: Dec 28, 2017