Farm Manager Career in Kenya

Sep 20, 2016

Farm Manager
Under the direction of the managing director, the post holder role will primarily include overseeing, planning and coordinating of the day to day activities on the farm.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the health and production of all the pullets on the farm
  • Pro-actively plan for all the activities that keep the farm running e.g. Payment of staff, re-stocking of chicks, disposal of ex-layers, vaccinations and immunizations for pullets
  • Ensure high standards of staff welfare and maintain high levels of productivity
  • Receive and sign all official documents issued and received on the Farm by suppliers and customers
  • Analyze productivity and health levels of the pullets and ensure management is kept well updated on the same
  • Ensure that all the pullets in stock maintain optimal health levels at all times
  • Enforce a strict policy that allows for a death rate of only 8 pullets a month whereby management must be notified of the time and cause of death of every single bird and the carcass must be viewed and signed off by the post holder before it is disposed
  • Keep good records of all goods in stock i.e. feeds supply, agrochemicals as well as farm equipment being used by casuals
  • Regular culling of all the birds in stock to ensure we only maintain healthy productive birds in our flock and dispose of profit-less birds
  • Design the job cards for the technicians on a daily basis and share with management as well as the office administrator for official follow up and payment preparation
  • Any other duty as assigned by Management
  • Previous experience managing a large farm with over 40 workers
  • Must declare present salary
  • Must have a valid driving license
  • Must have a valid practicing license from the KEVB (Veterinary Board of Kenya)
  • Must be +30 years of age *a mature candidate preferably male*
  • Cost conscious, assertive, a good communicator, problem solver
  • A business background in education or in practice is preferred
  • A critical thinker
How to Apply

If you can clearly demonstrate the ability to meet the above criteria, please submit your application along with detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts to reach: or 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted


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