Farm General Manager Job in Embu, Kenya (70K)

Job Title: Farm General Manager
Location: Embu
Salary: 50K – 70k

Our client is a new is a commercial farming and food production entity with interests in Embu. 

The company operates as a holding company that constitutes five other subsidiary companies. 
They are looking to recruit a General Manager to be based in Embu.

Job Purpose: To ensure sustainable growth of the framing enterprises in a cost optimized way in line with corporate strategy. 

In addition the successful candidate will be a business minded individual who can look at the farm as a business and run it profitably.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • To promote maximum production of all farming enterprises by employing suitable farming practices and modern techniques
  • Ensuring productive and engaged production team by employing suitable and acceptable human resources practices
  • To ensure optimum availability of both farm machinery /equipment and structures by employing suitable maintenance practices and/or their modernization
  • To ensure attainment of plans that support strategic direction by developing, implementing and evaluation of the business plans, operating budgets and strategic plans from time to time
  • To ensure maximum cost of production through proper management, custody and optimal utilization of all company’s resources
  • To safeguard both company’s physical and intangible assets by instituting proper internal control systems and procedures
  • To ensure the Directors are informed on the farm’s performance through provision of quality periodic reports
  • Improving the company’s image through representing the management in meetings, participating in provision of corporate social responsibility and building relationships with the surrounding community and peer organizations
  • To ensure proper management of the company’s projects through carrying out their monitoring and evaluation
  • To drive the organization’s culture change agenda by instilling the core values of honesty, integrity, transparency, accountability and good corporate governance practices
  • Carry out any other roles assigned by the directors from time to time
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelors degree or Diploma in Agriculture/farm management/animal production
  • Must have been a General Manager of a farm for at least 5 years
  • Analytical with attention to detail
  • Strong people management and motivational skills
  • Proven financial and leadership skills
  • Good organizational, communication, inter-personal, cross-culture and team skills
  • Well developed problem solving and decision making skills
  • Be able to carry out effective multitasking
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Farm General Manager 50k- 70k) to  before Tuesday 19th January, 2016.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
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