Job - GENERAL MANAGER - FARM OPERATIONS (HORTICULTURE) - MALAWI
GENERAL MANAGER - FARM OPERATIONS (HORTICULTURE) - MALAWI
Horticulture / Agriculture / FMCG, Outside Blantyre, Malawi

An exciting new role within an expanding organisation to oversee farm and small holder operations. An agricultural qualification and background is a must with at least 5-10 years experience at this senior level. The ideal candidate will also have proven turnaround experience, strong commercial acumen, proven yield increases and strong people management.

Position Published
17 Jul 2018
Position Updated
17 Jul 2018
Applications Invited
152 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
13 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
60% Complete
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17 Jul
21583
Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Sent to Client
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
152 Applications
13 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
60% Complete
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Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Managing Director
Supervision Of
Operations Managers / Farm Managers / Accountants
Interacts With
All Departmental Heads / Transporters / Customers / Suppliers / Partners
Job Description
General Operations Management+-over 1,000ha
Drive ongoing development and expansion
Recruiting / leading / developing first class management team
Global GAP implementation
Drive adoption of global best practices with local innovation and production targets
Budgets and forecasts / financial analysis / planning
Plan / develop capacity depth and skills at all levels through operations
Closely guard reputation and integrity of the business
Candidate Specification
Experience
8 years
Education Level
Diploma Level
Qualifications
Degree or Diploma in Horticulture / Agronomy / Agriculture
Software
MS Office
Equipment
PC
Knowledge Of
Local and International produce guidelines
Skills To
Improve yield and implement strong cost saving ideas
Ability To
lead an effective business turnaround.
Personality
Mature and committed
Organisation
Industry
Horticulture / Agriculture / FMCG
Culture
Fast moving
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 30 and 55 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Contract
Location
Outside Blantyre, Malawi
Remuneration
Negotiable
Fringe Benefits
expat terms
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