Head of Agriculture Technical – Large Estate

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Head of Agriculture Technical – Large Estate

  • Post Date:July 15, 2021
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  • Career Level Executive
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 10-15 Years
Job Description

Large Estate – Blue Chip – Significant operation with local and export markets – Management role

This senior role reports to the Chief Operating Officer. 

Your technical skills must include;

  • BSc degree in Agriculture/ Agricultural Engineering.
  • MSc in Agricultural Engineering would be an added advantage.
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience including senior general management experience.
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and scientific aptitude.

Your career must also include working for a large Estate or agricultural operation and not just a farm operation as senior managerial and leadership skills are required.

The job requires the successful person to;

  • Develop the Agric technical division strategic and annual business plans to achieve company objectives and targets.
  • Manage all land preparation, internal water civil infrastructure including roads through formulating and implementing machinery utilization programmes, sourcing, servicing and maintenance programmes.
  • Coordinate the formulation of irrigation systems and programmes on water, power supply utilization and optimization.
  • Approve annual plans on irrigation system designs for cost effectiveness.
  • Formulate plant protection and nutrition programmes and ensures adherence to good agronomic practices by the Estates.
  • Develops and manages agricultural information systems for use in the setting up of crop production targets and resource utilization efficiency parameters.
  • Manages and directs all Agric Training and SHE programs in the Agriculture Technical Department.

This senior job would suit a person who has achieved senior status in the agricultural sector.

This is a challenging and rewarding role for a senior executive who has left working on the land and developed skills directing the operations

Email your CV to Colin Roberts at: [email protected] in word format.