Farm General Manager Job in Tanzania

Jan 4, 2017

Our client, a farm based in Southern highlands of Tanzania is looking for a General Manager.

The ideal candidate must have prior general fruit experience.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supervising and liaising with the management.
  • Oversee day to day production, operations and development.
  • Preparation of production and cost budgets for the business.
  • Ensure that cordial relations are maintained with local communities and government administration.
  • Overseeing the continual development and improvement of fruit quality.
  • Overseeing the export process ensuring ‘zero reject’ and ‘zero discounting’ for fruit arriving in Europe.
  • Drawing up and managing budgets that articulate the business strategy. 
  • Controlling the cultivation and harvesting of fruits.
  • Evaluating and implementing strategies in pest and disease control.
  • The further development of existing management teams.
  • Developing a formal system of professional and personal development all staff.
  • Maintaining a robust succession planning system, anticipating and mitigating areas of risk.
Qualifications:
  • A Graduate from a recognized University or College.
  • A proven management track record, preferably within the fresh produce sector.
  • 5 -10 years agricultural experience with specific reference to production.
  • Experience of working in East or Southern Africa.
  • Technical horticultural experience is an added advantage.
  • Experience of working in rural locations with large numbers of employees is a distinct advantage.
  • Computer literacy and good numerical skills.  
  • Sound business planning ability.
  • Organized and structured work style with a clear sense of priorities.
  • An adaptive and flexible management style.
  • Culturally savvy and sensitive. Astute to internal and external politics. 
Monthly gross Salary: Ksh. 500,000 – 600,000 /= (Approx. 5,000 – 6,000 USD)
 
Deadline: 15th January 2017
 
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