AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS MANAGER – FM1872

Dar Es Salaam Area- Tanzania: Our client is looking for an Agricultural Operations Manager to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Agronomy, or related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in agricultural management, with a proven track record of success.
  • Strong knowledge of crop cultivation techniques, including planting, pruning, and pest management.
  • Familiarity with farm equipment and machinery, including maintenance and repair procedures.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills, with the ability to effectively manage a team.
  • Ability to analyze data and make informed decisions to improve farm operations.
  • Commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship in agricultural practices.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and external partners.
  • Flexibility to work long hours and weekends during peak farming seasons.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Plan and coordinate planting schedules, ensuring optimal timing and distribution of crops.
  • Supervise and participate in pruning activities to maximize crop yield and quality.
  • Manage farm maintenance activities, including equipment upkeep, irrigation systems, and infrastructure repairs.
  • Oversee bagging and de-flowering operations to ensure efficient processing and packaging of harvested crops.
  • Implement de-leafing and weed control strategies to maintain crop health and minimize competition for resources.
  • Coordinate after-harvest clean-up efforts to maintain a clean and organized farm environment.
  • Monitor and manage labor resources to ensure tasks are completed efficiently and according to schedule.
  • Collaborate with agricultural experts and researchers to implement innovative farming techniques and technologies.
  • Maintain compliance with all relevant safety regulations and environmental standards.
  • Keep detailed records of crop yields, expenses, and operational activities for analysis and reporting purposes.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve farming practices to optimize productivity, sustainability, and profitability.

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.

To apply CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM001872&preview=c10f59bed8b19d3c0f50771934f69d01