Farm Manager at Sochi Foods Limited

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Sochi Foods Limited is an FMCG company that specializes in producing premium-quality garri brands as well as immensely useful industrial and culinary byproducts from the cassava plant. Established in Ahiazu-Mbaise, in the heart of Eastern Nigeria, our company is founded with the mission to provide consumers with world-class products that meet their requir…

Job Type : Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience : 3 years

Location: Imo State , Nigeria.

Job Field : Agriculture / Agro-Allied

Job Description

  1. We are intending to hire a reliable and well-experienced Farm Manager to join our capable team of professionals.
    You will be able to maintain professional networks and keep abreast of developments in agricultural sciences to help us improve yields.

Duties and Responsibilities

Direct and coordinate worker activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, and restoration.
Determine how to raise crops by evaluating factors such as disease, soil conditions, and the availability of federal programs
Coordinate growing activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, and other related departments.
Analyze market conditions to determine acreage allocations.
Record information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.
Determine procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and transportation for greater efficiency and accuracy.
Analyze soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
Inspect equipment to ensure proper functioning and ensures proper maintenance.
Inspect fields to determine maturity dates of crops or to estimate potential crop damage from weather.
Plan and direct development and production of hybrid plant varieties with high yield or disease and insect resistant characteristics.
Adapt their duties to the seasons, weather conditions, or a crop’s growing cycle
Purchase machinery, equipment, and supplies, such as tools, seed, fertilizer, and chemicals.
Comply to farms standards and policies for e.g. health, safety, product quality, property and asset management and environment.
Evaluate financial statements and makes budget proposals.

Requirements and Qualifications

Degree in Agriculture or related field such as agricultural engineering, crop management, farm business management, horticulture, land/estate management.

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Farming-related field
A knowledge of food production and an awareness of customer demand, food standards and sustainability
Genuine commitment to farming
Good technical knowledge
A good understanding of modern farming methods
An understanding of the ways in which farming impacts the environment.
Organisational and time-management skills
The ability to work under pressure
Supervisory skills and management ability
Numerical aptitude
Willingness to be outside in all weathers and patience to undertake all sorts of practical, sometimes repetitive jobs
Self-motivation, with the ability to motivate others
Larger-scale business awareness
Negotiation skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Sochi Foods Limited on forms.zoho to apply

To apply for this job email your details to [email protected]

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