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Agriculture / Animal Husbandry / Forestry

 
70%
$4,000 USD
AGRICULTURAL MANAGER - MALAWI
Agriculture, Vicinity Mzuzu, Malawi
Ref
14817
Aug
14
Our client is looking for an energetic, driven, commercially minded Manager to take on this exciting opportunity in Malawi. The successful candidate will have a strong desire to succeed and relish a challenge. Must have experience in Seed Groundnuts, Seed Maize and Paprika. There is a huge potential for growth and development within the role. Due to the remote location, this role would not suit a young family. Decisions on the short list will be made November 2016
Applications Invited Candidate Search In Progress Shortlist Sent to Client Interviews In Progress - 1st Set Job Offer Pending
 
Number of Hits: 536 Short Listed Candidates: 11 Candidates Interviewed: 1 70% Complete
Reporting Structure 
Reporting ToManaging Director and Malawi Board
Supervision OfOperations Manager and Estate Managers
Interacts WithSuppliers, Community, Local and Export Customers
  
Job Description
  1. Current and Ongoing Export Projects - seed crops and Paprika
  2. Development of Outgrower Programmes
  3. Seed Cropping - Maize, Soyas, Groundnuts
  4. Procurement of Inputs
  5. Management and Motivation of Local Senior Estate Personnel
  6. Capital Projects Feasibility, Planning and Implementation eg Irrigation
  7. Operational Reporting to the MD
  8. Knowledge of and ability to manage pivot irrigation systems
  
Candidate Specification 
Experience10 years
Education LevelPost Graduate
QualificationsAgricultural
SoftwareWord / Excel
EquipmentPC
  
Knowledge OfOperations Management of Agricultural Estates
Skills ToPlan and Implement Cropping Programmes and Projects
Ability ToDeliver Results
PersonalityCogniscent of Cultural Diversity / Self Driven
OtherMALAWIAN NATIONALS URGED TO APPLY
  
Organisation 
IndustryAgriculture
CultureVision of Excellence
Gender ProfileMixed
Age ProfileBetween 30 and 50 years of age
  
Terms And Conditions 
EmploymentPermanent
LocationVicinity Mzuzu, Malawi
RemunerationAt most $4,000 USD
Fringe BenefitsPlus attractive performance bonus
 

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