Farm Manager

Rhizome Consulting

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About the Company

Our client provides a range of commercial agricultural services including cropping, irrigation and farm management.

 

About the Role

The Farm Manager will be responsible for the planning, coordinating and implementation of all farm activities. S/he will develop and manage all aspects of farm production fields; managing farm employees and liaise with community members in the area.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain standard of production to ensure the high quality produce
  • Coordinate farm operations including personnel management
  • Supervise and maintain farm infrastructure and landscape
  • Seed ordering, fertiliser and material acquisition
  • Plan and implement planting schedule 
  • Insect and weed control, fertility monitoring and general field observation
  • Infrastructure planning, creation and maintenance 
  • Irrigation planning and implementation
  • Soil building program including composting
  • Plan cultivation activities, harvest schedule, harvest, market and delivery activities
  • Assist with marketing and outreach programmes
  • Participate in planning for long-term farm development
  • Coordinate implementation of field level farmers out growers’ program

 

Educational Qualifications

A degree in Agronomy, Farm Management, Agriculture, Horticulture or any relevant field of study

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Good knowledge of farm produce
  • Ability to physical work under different weather conditions
  • Good supervisory and management skills
  • Comfortable driving field truck and operating farm equipment
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Large-scale business awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge with hands-on experience in running an out growers’ scheme
  • Experience in managing a large farm
  • At least five years relevant experience

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Summary

Company

Rhizome Consulting

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Kaduna

Specialization

Agriculture/Farming

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years

Salary

₦120,000.00 ‐ ₦250,000.00 per month

Application Deadline

Friday

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