VACANCY: Farm Manager in Zambia

Kazala Farm , Zambia , TBA

Vacancy Summary

  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Field of Expertise: General Management, Operations
  • Work Experience: 3-5 years
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and national jobseekers invited to apply
  • Posted on: Mar 27, 2023
  • Vacancy closing date: Apr 30, 2023

Job Description

The Kazala Farm team (Trading as Mokorro Hotel) is currently looking for a candidate to fill the position for: Farm Manager

The position involves overseeing all farm operations, such as planting, irrigation, crop maintenance, harvesting, and equipment operation and maintenance. The job also entails developing and implementing long-term plans for the farm while collaborating with the owner and managing a team of farm workers.

The farm manager must maintain accurate records of all farm activities, purchase necessary supplies and materials while staying within budget, negotiate contracts with vendors, handle customer inquiries and complaints professionally, and comply with regulations related to farming activities. The manager must also stay up-to-date with new developments in the field of agriculture and incorporate innovative techniques into farm operations.

- The candidate must have vast experience in dairy and beef animals, must be able to administer drugs and record all cattle births and feeding programs
- The candidate should have a diploma in agriculture, business, or a related field, 3-5 years of experience in a Farm Management or similar role, and a proven track record of successful crop production
- Ability to control & save costs
- Basic knowledge on civil works
- Experience in Human Resource Management
- Able to supervise a large number of workforces
- The candidate must possess a strong understanding of agricultural best practices, including irrigation, fertilization, and pest control
- Reporting to the Managing Director or Designee
- Minimum knowledge in statutory obligations
- Operate farm equipment of various types e.g. Tractor, Disc Plough
- Ability to work long hours, including weekends and holidays
- Excellent computer skills

Apply now!
Zambians & Expatriates are free to apply.
Please forward your application, with complete CV and contact details of two non-related references to:
Closing date 30th April 2023.

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