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Farm Manager at GIVARE FARMS, Lagos.

  • Full Time
  • Mid-level
  • Onsite
  • Lagos

Website GIVARE FARMS

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Job Description: Farm Manager at Givare Farms

Position Overview:

Givare Farms is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Farm Manager to lead and oversee all aspects of our agricultural operations. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of modern farming practices, strong leadership skills, and a passion for sustainable and efficient farming methods. As the Farm Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the success of our farm and contributing to the growth and development of our agricultural endeavors.

Responsibilities:

  • Operational Leadership: Lead and manage all day-to-day farming operations, including planting, cultivating, irrigation, pest control, and harvesting, ensuring efficient and sustainable practices.
  • Crop Management: Plan, implement, and monitor crop schedules, ensuring timely planting and harvesting to maximize yield and quality.
  • Resource Management: Efficiently allocate and manage resources such as labor, equipment, and materials to optimize farm productivity and minimize wastage.
  • Team Supervision: Recruit, train, and supervise farm staff, providing guidance, performance evaluations, and fostering a positive work environment.
  • Health and Safety: Enforce strict adherence to health and safety protocols, both for employees and farm operations, to ensure a secure working environment.
  • Inventory Control: Manage inventory of seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and equipment, maintaining accurate records and making procurement decisions as needed.
  • Budget Management: Develop and manage the farm budget, monitoring expenses, and making cost-effective decisions to maximize profitability.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Ensure proper maintenance and functioning of farm equipment, performing regular inspections, repairs, and replacements when necessary.
  • Environmental Stewardship: Implement sustainable and eco-friendly farming practices, taking measures to reduce environmental impact and promote biodiversity.
  • Market Research: Stay informed about market trends, demand, and pricing for agricultural products, making informed decisions to align production with market needs.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of farming activities, crop yields, expenses, and other relevant data to support decision-making and future planning.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify areas for process improvement, innovation, and efficiency enhancement, driving the farm’s growth and success.
  • Community Engagement: Collaborate with local communities and organizations, representing Givare Farms positively and engaging in outreach activities as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Horticulture, or related field (Master’s preferred).
  • Proven experience as a Farm Manager or in a similar leadership role within the agricultural industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of modern farming techniques, crop management, and sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Strong organizational and managerial skills, with the ability to lead and motivate a diverse team.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and adaptability to changing circumstances.
  • Proficiency in using farm management software, Microsoft Office Suite, and other relevant tools.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with staff, stakeholders, and local communities effectively.
  • Knowledge of safety and regulatory guidelines pertaining to farming operations.
  • Passion for sustainable agriculture and a commitment to environmental stewardship.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to operate farm equipment.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and performance-based incentives.
  • Health insurance and retirement benefits.
  • Opportunity to contribute to sustainable farming practices and community development.
  • Work in a supportive and collaborative environment with a dedicated team.
  • Professional growth opportunities within a rapidly expanding agricultural venture.

If you are a dedicated and experienced Farm Manager with a passion for sustainable farming and a drive for operational excellence, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity at Givare Farms. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to givarefarms@hotmail.com by 30th August, 2023.

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Farm Manager at GIVARE FARMS, Lagos.
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