HEAD OF OPERATIONS – AGRICULTURE – FM883

Hidd Area – Bahrain: An exciting opportunity awaits the successful candidate within this international company who recycle water and produce renewable energy as their main business focus and who are now expanding into the food sector.

This is a senior and all-encompassing position

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Agricultural Degree
  • Business Degree
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Computer literate
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Min of 8 previous years in similar role
  • Agricultural background essential
  • Experience with vegetable tunnel farming advantageous
  • Experience with herb farming advantageous
  • Knowledge of fish production advantageous

Duties, including but not limited to:

  • Forward planning
  • Handling paperwork and keeping administrative records
  • Training/instructing and supervising farm workers
  • Making sure that work progresses satisfactorily
  • Ensuring compliance with company regulations and health and safety standards
  • Ensuring that the farm is profitable and meets projected financial targets
  • Organising maintenance/repair of farm property, equipment, and machinery
  • Maintain constant communication with management, staff, and vendors to ensure proper operations of the organization
  • Grow the efficiency of existing organizational processes and procedures to enhance and sustain the organization’s internal capacity
  • Actively pursue strategic and operational objectives
  • Ensure operational activities remain on time and within a defined budget

Additional responsibilities:

  • All steps   for the production of crops including growing program development, crop production, planting, fertilization, harvesting.
  • Select and purchase supplies like seeds, fertilizers, and farm equipment.
  • Make sure that all farm equipment is maintained properly
  • General maintenance and ensuring the appearance of the farm is neat.
  • Instruct and adjust worker activities like planting, irrigation, harvesting and grading
  • Keep records, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock information, and prepare financial and operational reports
  • Will also oversee the water and power production facility.

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

Email your CV to roelien@farmmanagersa.co.za or CLICK THIS LINK https://www.placementpartner.co.za/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM000883&preview=33c0793c2ad2b59426440a5c8033134c