VACANCY: Country Director Farms - Ethiopia

Vacancy Summary

  • Sector: Agriculture, Agronomy, Horticulture
  • Field of Expertise: General Management
  • Work Experience: 11-15 years
  • Gross / Nett: Nett
  • Preferred Candidates: Only international jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: May 20, 2021
  • Vacancy closing date: Jun 22, 2021

Job Description

Our client, who is a well-established exporting company in horticulture produce, is searching a Country Director Farms for their locations in Ethiopia.
Based in Addis Ababa, or at one of the farms, with significant national travel and some international travel.

We are looking for an experience Country Director to join the Ethiopian team, for daily management of the farms. Forming a bridge between overseas management and local operations.

You will play a key role in the client’s global senior management team supporting the strategic direction of the organisation. In country you will set the strategic direction of the Ethiopian farms in line with the client’s global strategy and Ethiopian national development plans. You will play a pivotal in driving team spirit, cooperation between farms, as well as ensuring good quality and timely output.

Must haves:
• Proven management skills and experience (10+ yrs.)
• Great communicator
• High energy
• Agricultural background
• Has managed several locations before
• Experience in developing countries

Nice to have:
• Horticultural experience
• Experience in Ethiopia