Job Summary

We are searching for a Farm Manager with good business sense to join our team. The Farm Manager’s responsibilities include monitoring staff, crops, and livestock, purchasing supplies, preparing budgets and reports, and ensuring maximum profit.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

REMUNERATION: 120 - 150K
INDUSTRY SECTOR: Agriculture
LOCATION: Kitale

Responsibilities:
•    Analyzing existing operations, crops, livestock, staff, and financial documents and recommending improvements.
•    Preparing plans and schedules for planting and harvesting and ensuring staff understand expectations.
•    Visiting the different divisions to inspect crops, livestock, and also perform tests on soil and water.
•    Ensuring seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and other supplies are regularly restocked.
•    Scheduling repairs, maintenance, and replacement of equipment and machinery.
•    Handling the marketing and sale of products produced on the farm like fruit, vegetables, dairy, meat, and grain.
•    Ensuring all staff adhere to health and safety regulations.
•    Assisting with the recruitment and training of new staff members.
•    Collaborating with senior staff to prepare budgets and financial reports.
•    Building professional networks and keeping abreast of developments in agricultural science.

Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, or equivalent.
•    Additional courses in Business Management or Administration is recommended.
•    Extensive experience in a farming-related field.
•    Management experience would be a plus.
•    A passion for Agriculture.
•    Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
•    The ability to make decisions in stressful environments.
•    Superb communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Willingness to work overtime as required.

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