Mpongwe Area – Zambia: Our client is looking for a Cropping Section Manager to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • Tertiary qualification in agriculture.
  • Three years’ experience in cropping.
  • Additional certifications are advantageous.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Valid Passport with a minimum of 5 years before expiration.


  • Proven experience in cropping operations, with a focus on wheat, soya and maize. Demonstrated ability to oversee and implement various programs, which promote improved production efficiency and productivity.
  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Integrity and professional ethics.
  • Teamwork skills.
  • Time management.
  • The ability to work independently and to strict deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt and work in potentially challenging conditions and situations.
  • Effective resource management.
  • Ability to diagnose and effectively treat potential issues with the crops being grown.
  • Understanding of modern technology is beneficial.
  • Understanding of various crop requirements and the management of them.
  • Experience with and ability to utilise modern technology.


  • Planning and implementing cropping programs, which promote sustainability and consistent improvements in soil fertility and health.
  • Implementing a sound crop rotation strategy.
  • Managing planting, spraying and fertilising programs, in consultation with senior management and external consultants.
  • Procurement of required inputs, in advance of the next cropping season.
  • Creating and managing budgets.
  • Ensuring the correct implementation of irrigation, to promote maximized yields and optimized use of resources.
  • Promoting soil fertility, through the use of regenerative practices, such as cover-cropping. Installation of new infrastructure such as irrigation, sheds and fertilizer and grain storage facilities.
  • Provide a weekly report to senior management.
  • Work closely with our procurement and logistics team, to ensure sustainable stock levels of all required items and inputs.
  • Maintenance of grain storage facilities.
  • Production of compost and other related organic inputs.
  • Planning and implementing pre and post season equipment inspections.
  • Monitoring usage and service records of equipment.
  • Monitoring and recording usage of chemicals, fertilisers and other inputs.
  • Utilise modern technology to ensure precision and maximise efficiency.
  • Assist with management of citrus orchards.

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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