Farm Manager

Full Time7 months ago
Employment Information

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 5 - 10 years

Location: Abuja , Borno , Nasarawa , Yobe

Job Field: Agriculture / Agro-Allied 

Farm Manager Duties & Responsibilities

The role and function of a Farm Manager includes the following duties and responsibilities:

Analyzing existing operations, crops, livestock, staff, and financial documents and recommending improvements.

Preparing plans and schedules for planting and harvesting and ensuring staff understand expectations.

Visiting the different divisions to inspect crops, livestock, and also perform tests on soil and water.

Ensuring seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and other supplies are regularly restocked.

Assisting with the recruitment and training of new staff members.

Collaborating with senior staff to prepare budgets and financial reports.

Building professional networks and keeping abreast of developments in agricultural science.

Scheduling repairs, maintenance, and replacement of equipment and machinery.

Handling the marketing and sale of products produced on the farm like fruit, vegetables, dairy, meat, and grain.

Ensuring all staff adhere to health and safety regulations.

Farm Manager Requirements, Skills & Qualifications

The following common skills and qualifications are required of a Farm Manager:

Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, or equivalent.

Additional courses in Business Management or Administration is recommended.

Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.

The ability to make decisions in stressful environments.

Superb communication and interpersonal skills.

Willingness to work overtime as required.

Extensive experience in a farming-related field.

Management experience would be a plus.

A passion for Agriculture.

Proficiency in Microsoft office applications (Word, excel, power point, Project)

Method of Application

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