GM/ AREA FARM MANAGER – FM1243

Stutterheim Area – Eastern Cape: Our client is looking for a highly experienced GM/ Area Farm Manager to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Agricultural Diploma/Degree (ideally a BSc) in Poultry and Poultry Production essential
  • 5-10 years’ experience in the poultry farming industry
  • 2-3 years in a senior managerial role
  • Strong financial acumen and ability to work with and within a budget
  • Strong management and communication skills
  • Computer Literate

DUTIES

  • Control of five site managers, this would include weekly meetings, training, inspections, audits,
  • Control & management of all sites including contract growers; site management, site cleanliness, bird health, equipment management, Company Asset management,
  • Budgeting of all farming requirements related to broiler management, including capex,
  • Excellence in Broiler health and animal husbandry expected, · Liaisons between veterinary, feed mills, nutritionists, hatcheries & other suppliers,
  • Agricultural demands & standards to be adhered to,
  • Upgrading projects; including new houses & maintenance of old houses, maintaining of placement and catching programmes,
  • Results orientated with international standards being set as the benchmark.
  • Networking with other poultry related industries; this will include bi-annual information training days involving; feed companies, hatcheries, vets, breed suppliers, sales, QAs,
  • Communication to the directive through sitrep, board & financial meetings,
  • Immediate communication involving financial threats to the business due to natural/manmade disasters,
  • Water management & upgrading filtration systems,
  • Availability for unforeseen working hours, weekend duties & public holidays,
  • Farm managers’ housing, vehicles & equipment inspections monthly, Security & maintenance of electric fencing

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

Please email your CV to roelien@farmmanagersa.co.za or CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM001243&preview=71de4872e3caa21187a55c0350b89a4e