FARM MANAGER – LIVESTOCK – FM1674

Aliwal North Area – Eastern Cape: Our client is looking for a Farm Manager – Livestock with ownership mentality to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Agricultural Diploma / Degree advantageous
  • Min of 5 years previous farm management experience
  • Experience with cattle & crops
  • Experience or knowledge in the following advantageous:
    • Horse Stud
    • Game
  • Experience with project management
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Must be well-organised with great leadership qualities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with and motivate a team
  • Being maintenance/mechanically orientated
  • Somebody who can take ownership and works independently and proactively
  • Valid drivers license

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Manage & execute:

  • All maintenance of vehicles, implements, roads, water pumps, irrigation, dams, solar pumps, fences & game fences, houses, game lodge, abattoir, butcher, cold rooms, generators, stable block, horse rings and arena, tack room, cottages and staff quarters
  • Manage labour 8-10 staff, including leave, labour, salaries, uniforms and accommodation
  • Manage and report on all expenditure by month including: petty cash, fuel consumption, electricity use, planting, capex, income and sales, general expenditure
  • Manage Nguni herd, cattle sales and marketing
  • Manage horse stud
  • Manage planting including planning, budgeting, planting, harvesting and baling
  • Manage tunnel, vegetable crops and gardens
  • Manage hunting lodge operations

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM001674&preview=248bfcc5a67a10f31c618393ad2028d8