Farm Manager

Confidential

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A Newly Created Ghanaian company is seeking a highly motivated Farm Manager for its 155 acre fruit and vegetable operations at Okortorbu (Kwaku Pamfo) in the Ga South Municipality with a satellite campus at Teacher Mantse.

 

Job Title: Farm Manager

 

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

 

Job Description

  • Direct crop operations such as land preparation, planting, cultivating & harvesting to ensure adherence to safety regulation & industry standards 
  • Ensure all yield targets are being met 
  • Prepare bi-weekly reports for management
  • Recruit, train & supervise other farm hands
  • Lead special projects such as irrigation, development of hybrid crop varieties & crop nutrition
  • Improve crop yield & develop means to increase profitability while decreasing expenses
  • Cultivate & maintain customer, vendor & community relationships
  • Ensure all equipment are properly maintained & are operating at fully capacity 
  • Purchase of fertilizer, seeds & other items needed for daily operation

 

Qualification and Requirements

  • Degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, Crop Science or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree 
  • A degree in horticultural science is preferred 
  • Minimum of 4 years of fruit/vegetable  production including but not limited to tomatoes, pineapples, papaya, pepper, carrots, lettuce, cucumber, mangos 
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Driven, proven self-starter, results  driven
  • Detail-oriented & the ability to multitask 
  • Ability to live in a rural setting & travel as need to other farm locations
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team with the ability to impact others
  • Strong knowledge of modern farming methods
  • Computer literacy is a plus but not required

Summary

Company

Confidential

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Greater Accra Region

Specialization

Manufacturing / Production

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years

Application Deadline

4 weeks from now