Operations Manager – Banana Production

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Operations Manager - Banana Production

  • Post Date:September 4, 2021
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  • Career Level Manager
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 5-10 Years
  • Industry Agriculture
Job Description

Location: Burma Valley, Mutare

Key Deliverables:

  • General farm operations management – drive quality KPI’s, unit volumes and costs,
  • Drive development of all supporting infrastructure (cableways, irrigation & fertigation, packhouses, electrical, housing and other infrastructure)
  • Drive ongoing continuous improvement, focusing on detail around quality, volumes and yields
  • Recruiting, leading, planning and developing capacity depth and first-class operational team at all levels throughout the operations,
  • Attention to detailed operations systems and SOPs to drive productivity and quality, and crop planning from field through to packhouse and delivery to customers
  • Production of regular projections on expected production levels for marketing & logistics,
  • Drive adoption of global best practices and benchmarks with local innovation,
  • Implement Global GAP throughout all operations
  • Manage & ensure that all assets are accounted for, and are in good working condition,
  • Plan all new development, determine ROI’s, implement on time and to pre-determined budgets.
  • Budgets and Cashflow forecasts, financial analysis and planning,
  • Manage farming operations business accounts through monthly finance reporting and corresponding financial KPI’s,
  • Plan & manage the interaction with the procurement function to ensure quality & adequate supplies, to effectively support operations,
  • Effective stakeholder management through team leadership & cohesiveness in all farm activities,
  • Drive adoption and use of new and changing technologies throughout the operation,
  • Work with Sales & Marketing teams to develop and build premium end market channels,
  • Closely guard reputation and integrity of the business.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Management level in high end banana production,
  • Demonstrated strategic, hands–on experience in transforming operations to world class standards.
  • A strong university degree from a reputable organization in a relevant subject.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a relevant context, including at management level.

To Apply:

Send Updated CVs to [email protected] or to [email protected] with OPERATIONS MANAGER-BANANA PRODUCTION as the subject of the email by 6 September 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.