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Senior Farm Field Manager

Experience Needed:

Qualifications and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Agriculture or Agricultural Economics. Minimum of 5-8 years of relevant industry experience. Experience in team management and leadership across diverse geographical areas.


Essential Skills: Strong leadership and communication skills. Excellent planning and organizational abilities. Detail-oriented with a focus on results. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Desirable Skills: Knowledge of the grain industry and farming practices in South Africa. Agility and adaptability to changing circumstances. Ability to thrive in high-pressure situations.

Duties Include:

Key Responsibilities: Planning: Oversee the development of crop production plans for maize, soybeans, sunflower, wheat, and canola. Evaluate input prices and farming practices to optimize production plans. Execution: Ensure the timely implementation of production plans within the allocated budget. Monitor land preparations, planting, and input applications to maximize crop yield. Management: Provide guidance and support to Field Managers and Farming Contractors. Conduct regular field visits to address challenges and monitor progress. Manage on-farm stock and ensure accurate reporting. Reporting: Provide regular updates on crop progress and production outcomes. Report on budget adherence and potential factors affecting spending. Coordinate with the Head Office for accurate inventory management.

Additional Info:

General Information: This position reports to the Agronomy Lead. Competitive salary with provident fund and medical aid benefits.

Starting Date:

May 27, 2024

Date Created:

May 8, 2024

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