Farm Manager

  • Salary:
    GH₵800 - GH₵1,500 / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    1 month ago
  • Category:
  • Deadline:
    November 9, 2018
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Organisational and time-management skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• Supervisory skills and management ability
• Self-motivated
• Good IT skills
• Marketing and negotiation skills
• Numerical aptitude
• Valid driver’s license

• Decide thr type of crops to be planted, its quality, quantity and mode of harvest
• Prepare detailed plans for planting and harvesting schedules and collaborate with farm operators to carry out activities
• Plan and prepare the finance reports, set up budget limit for various farm activities and maintain the farm activities in agreement with the budgeted parameters
• Hire full time / temporary field workers to till the land, manage harvest and other minor duties as required, and manage the work schedule, wages
• Buy the farm supplies like seeds, fertilizers, pesticides and food, arrange repair and maintenance of field equipment, machinery and farm buildings
• Manage sales and markets of farm products like crop harvest, and plan the production yield on scheduled time for sending it within the specified deadline
• Monitor production and yield quality of crops, liaise with regulatory authorities and keep up-to-date knowledge on plants and animal pests and diseases and taking appropriate measures for curing the same
• Regularly engage the various stakeholders in order to keep abreast of any changes