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Job Title: Farm Manager
Location: Lagos, NIGERIA

Job Description:

* Directs and coordinates worker activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and record keeping

*Contracts with farmers or independent owners for raising of crops or for management of crop production.

*  Analyzes market conditions to determine acreage allocations

* Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.

* Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.

* Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.



Minimum Qualification:

* An experience operator in animal husbandry and farm management

*  Candidate should have experience in fisheries operations but experience in other types of animal husbandry such as snail rearing, and piggery shall be an advantage

* Candidate must have a minimum of twelve years’ experience in the agro industry and been in a senior management position or as overall head of a structured farm operation for at least the last five (5) years

* Candidate should have a degree in Agriculture, or Animal husbandry or vetinary medicine.

 



Knowledge & Skills:
  • He/she must be able to show leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects or initiatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.
  • Persuasive with details and fact
  • Candidate must have strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • ICT skills a prerequisite and total comfort with social media
  • Education/exposure outside Nigeria will be an advantage but not a pre requisite
  • Ability to drive
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office package


Job Type:
Full Time

Experience:
Minimum 12 years experience in an agro industry

Closing Date:
2018-03-30
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