Farm Manager job at HKY Holdings Limited
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Vacancy title:
Farm Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Agribusiness ]

Jobs at:

HKY Holdings Limited

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, June 16 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, June 14 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Plans, monitors and schedules daily, weekly, monthly and annual farming activities to meet agreed targets.
• Supervises all farm employees and ensures that discipline is maintained at all times.
• Makes recommendations regarding employment in line with the seasonal demands of the farm.
• Liaise with the Managing Director to ensure the purchase of requisitions of production stock and monitors prudent use.
• Maintains various farm production records.
• Ensures all necessary biosecurity precautions are taken to prevent outbreaks of crop diseases and pests.
• Recommends and initiates new income-generating projects.
• -Manages the process of carrying out minor repairs of farm equipment and machinery in consultation with the Managing Director.
• Manages the operations and servicing of farm machinery and tools as necessary.
• Ensures that the farm production premises and structures are kept in a neat and tidy condition.
• Carries out orientation and training of farm workers to ensure that they possess the necessary knowledge and skills.
• Ensures all farm workers adhere to the Health and Safety measures.
• Ensures there is the security of farm property (fixed assets & tools) and ensures security against fires, intruders, or theft.
• Provide timely feedback and regular reports to the Managing Director.
• Ensures land is cleared and prepared for timely planting of crops
• Ensures there is appropriate soil fertility management
• Facilitates and supervises the weeding and pruning of tree crops and also ensures soil irrigation.
• Performs other duties assigned from time to time.

Key desired skills
• Livestock Management – beef cattle and poultry
• Horticulture
• General Farming

Qualifications & skills
• Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles
• Ability to manage a workforce consisting of individuals from different backgrounds and resolve problems and conflicts professionally
• Skill in the use of tools utilized in the repair of equipment and facilities
• Records maintenance skills
• Ability to effectively communicate complex information
• Ability to work under pressure
• Willingness to work beyond normal hours
• Willingness to be outside in all weathers and patience to undertake all sorts of practical, sometimes repetitive jobs
• Passionate, innovative, motivated and self-driven
• Minimum of a Diploma in Agricultural science or any other related fields

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months:

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, June 16 2023 
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 14-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-06-2067
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