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Job Summary

Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

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

Job Description

Industry-Agriculture Industry
Years of experience-5 to 10 years of experience in Agriculture sector

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field.
• Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.
• Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office
• Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
• Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
• Presentation skills are also a major plus.

JOB DESCRIPTION
• Product control overseeing the activities as per schedule
• Daily report of staff movement and management
• Daily construction report
• Daily reports of accidents and incidents
• Impromptu inspections
• Report on timelines of the activities on all the staff and departments
• Budgets and projections monthly to ensure we are not overspending and we are right on
• Daily produce report
• Farm inspection of infrastructure report
• Report of any crop incidence and accidents and give solutions
• Farm Documentation Checklist
• Watering Schedule for Nursery and Greenhouse
• Provide a Business plan based on your strategy
• Share Weekly Training Timetables for your staff with Manuals.
• Ensure the HR, the Sales, the Accountant, all submit their departmental strategies on time
• Submit Risk Assessment and Management Report for the site
• Yield Projection Report per Greenhouse
• Represent the company in BOD meetings
• Studying plants and soil in order to develop better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improve crop yield, and solve problems facing the agriculture industry.
• Researching, developing, and promoting farming practices or products that diminish the effects of changes in soil, climate, and weather or prevent damage from pests.
• assisting with the plant selection process and the development of planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines.
• Keeping detailed records regarding fields, customers, crops, and samples.
• generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties.
• Promoting products and techniques through educational presentations.
•  Directs and coordinates worker activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and recordkeeping.
•  Coordinates growing activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, packing houses, and other related departments.
•  Analyzes market conditions to determine acreage allocations.
•  Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
•  Contracts with farmers or independent owners for rising of crops or for management of crop production.
•  Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.
•  Determines procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment for greater efficiency and accuracy.
•  Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
•  Inspects equipment to ensure proper functioning.
•  Plans and directs development and production of hybrid plant varieties with high yield or disease and insect resistant characteristics.
•  Purchases machinery, equipment, and supplies, such as tractors, seed, fertilizer, and chemicals.
•  Hires, discharges, transfers, and promotes workers, enforces safety regulations, and interprets policies.
•  Negotiates with bank officials to obtain credit from bank.
•  Evaluates financial statements and makes budget proposals.
•  Perform any other duty given

Qualified Candidates are asked to send their updated CV.

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