Potato Plantation/Farm Manager - Abeokuta, Ogun State

Job Summary

In an effort to expand our potato plantation, and for our future growth strategies and sustainability, Arvener Farms is seeking a Potato Plantation Farm Manager that is results-driven, self-starter, who is looking for opportunities to improvement, and have the ability to adapt to a fast paced, dynamic work environment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description/Requirements

.Reporting to the MD, Arvener Farms, the Potato Plantation/Farm Manager will oversee the farm entire operations from sprout development, vegetation growth, tuber initiation, tuber bulking, maturation, harvest and sales. This includes directing all daily operations, from: Planting, Growing, Harvesting and Storing. The Farm Manager's expertise will be utilized in order to attain the highest possible yields, quality, and profitability from farm operations.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Key Responsibilities: Potato Plantation/Farm Manager

  • Management of financial budgets, cost statements and profitability
  • Analyze and interpret historical data to ensure practical and timely operational decisions are made
  • Oversee a team to produce the highest quality raw product for long term storage
  • Identify/implement crop management practices to enhance quality of production
  • Evaluate current and new production practices
  • Scale all operations of the business to ensure the proper utilization of capital/human resources
  • Adapt and implement new Ag Technologies into the operation
  • Oversee the successful completion of Annual Food Safety audits
  • Provide long term strategy for growth of the operation

QUALIFICATIONS

 

           

Required Qualifications: Potato Plantation/Farm Manager

  • 3-5 Years of Potato Plantation Experience
  • University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree (Crop Science)
  • Experience preparing and managing budgets
  • People management experience
  • Willingness to work flexible hours is required

Additional Requirements: Familiarity with…

  • Irrigation – Drip and Sprinkler
  • Land Development
  • Sustainable fertility management
  • Full understanding of agronomic factors utilized for a sustainable operation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, with a strong focus on program improvement
  • Negotiation and business skills including the ability deal with landowners and vendors
  • Resident in Abeokuta

Compensation: Potato Plantation/Farm Manager

·        Salary: Base + Bonus (yearly)

 

Arverner Farms is an equal opportunity employer.

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