home | about us | employers | jobseekers | current vacancies | contact us
 
 
  Section Manager (Crops) - Zambia
 
Position:
  Section Manager (Crops)
 
Location:
 

Zambia

 
Job Description :
 

This position has now been filled, don't miss out on the next one. Send us your CV and we will let you know when a suitable job becomes available.

An established farming company with operations in Zambia requires an experienced and qualified Section Manager.

The farm is mainly irrigated (center pivot) with some area of "dry-land" crops. Current cropping program includes Maize and Soya with Wheat and Potatoes.

The farm has up to 200 staff employed as well as additional seasonal labour. The Section Manager will be responsible for the performance of the section and as such must be highly skilled in all aspects of managing and running a farming business unit.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all production planning, field operational programmes and conservation practises.
  • Take direct responsibility for replant programme, field layouts and planting operations.
  • Irrigation planning and scheduling for the crops in the section.
  • Control pest and disease programme as planned.
  • Ensure that preventative maintenance and repairs on farm machinery, tractors, irrigation and buildings is carried out according to company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure all record keeping and admin is updated as required e.g. Fertilisation, Herbicide Applications, Harvesting Operations - Weekly and Monthly Deliveries, Irrigation, Pest and Disease control, Harvest results etc.
  • Advise and assist with the completion of budgets.
  • Manage staff in the section according to company poilicy and proceedures.

Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualification in Agriculture. At least 5 years ‘hands-on’ experience in large scale commercial crop farming operations with a focus on irrigated grain production.

A record of achievement as a “self-starter” with a focus on effective farm operations planning, time management and decision-making. Computer literate with the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office software and other tools for reporting purposes. Effective leader and team player receptive to feedback and willing to learn new things and share knowledge and skills; embracing continuous improvement.


   
 
Salary Details:

US$3,500pm + house, work vehicle and medical cover. 

 
Contact:

To be considered for this position please contact Jody Rawlins or email a completed CV to jrawlins@agristaff.co.za. You are encouraged to complete our Registration Document if you are not currently registered.

 
  Jobs
Current Jobs

Commercial Manager - Mpumalanga

Technical Advisor (Subtropical Fruit) - Mpumalanga

Plant Breeder - Western Cape

Junior Grower - Eastern Cape

Administrator: Technical Services - KwaZulu-Natal

Sales Agronomist - Zambia

Tractor Mechanic / Technician - Western Cape

Sales Rep (Agri Machinery) - KwaZulu-Natal

Tractor Mechanic / Technician - Free State

Managing Director - Gauteng

Production Manager (Trailers & Equipment) - KwaZulu-Natal

Farm Admin / Finanace Manager - Mozambique

Logistics Manager - Western Cape

Technical Representative - KwaZulu-Natal

Farm Maintenance Manager - Mozambique

Cattle Supervisor - KwaZulu-Natal

Agronomist - Gauteng

Pallet Stock Supervisor - Western Cape

Sales Manager - Gauteng

Timber Treatment Plant Manager - KwaZulu-Natal

Junior Horticulturist - Western Cape

Sales Representative - Western Cape

Head Grower - Lesotho

Trainee Certification Official - KwaZulu-Natal

Mac & Avo Farm Manager - Limpopo

Farm / Reserve Manager - KwaZulu-Natal

Sales Agronomist - Limpopo

Customer Service and Logistics Co-ordinator - KwaZulu-Natal

Livestock Manager - Free State

Farm Maintenance Manager - Swaziland

IPM Manager & Assistant Grower - Gauteng

Technical Advisor / Agronomist) - KwaZulu-Natal - KwaZulu-Natal

Assistant Manager (Sugarcane / Timber) - KwaZulu-Natal

Section Manager (Crops) - Zambia

Nursery QA & Technical Advisor - Limpopo

Assistant Manager (Cut Flowers) - KwaZulu-Natal

Commercial Manager (Subtropical Fruit) - Limpopo

Avo & Mac Farm Manager - Mpumalanga

Citrus Production Manager - KwaZulu-Natal

Seed Room Supervisor - Gauteng

Farm Manager (Citrus) - North West

Commercial Manager (Citrus) - Eastern Cape

     
AgriVAS Staff Recruitment - Bottom
Adding Value to your Agri Business

 

© AgriVAS cc t/a AgriSTAFF