THE IDEAL PERSON:
 Mature, sober and dynamic individual who is willing and prepared to innovate and develop with the farm.
 Degree/diploma in agriculture or related field.
 Business management training is preferred.
 Specialisation and enthusiasm in and one or more of the following
o i) Horticulture for export.
o ii) Button mushrooms.
o iii) Animals, poultry, fish.
o iv) Farm information system management.
o v) Sustainable forestry, land and water management.
 At least ten years demonstrable experience in farm operations of which five should be in farm management.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Take overall charge of farm operations with a focus on:
 Safety and security of all farm assets and human resources.
 Utilize the assets and available resources to produce, meet/exceed set targets within agreed budgets and timelines.
 Develop, implement and continuously improve the farm information management system, on line reporting and financial services.
 Human resources management - planning, recruitment, performance management, records, compliance with statutory requirements, discipline, rules and regulations, documented policies and procedures, capacity and skills development.
 Prepare annual production strategies and inputs plans, monthly budget management, risk assessment and management.
 Maintain an open line of communication with farm owners and be able to present monthly and quarterly updates highlighting performance, market trends, and deliverables.
 Prepare reports as follows:
o Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual production/performance reports
o Monthly financial reports and budgets
o Statutory returns

REMUNETATION:
 Negotiable performance related compensation package.
 Attractive bonus structured around the performance of each strategic business unit/crop.
 Share of annual profits as determined by employment contract.
 Free accommodation, water, electricity.
 Contributory pension, medical, insurance scheme.

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