Assistant Farm Manager (Fruits and Vegetables) Job in Kenya


Job Vacancy: Assistant Farm Manager – Fruits and Vegetables

Our client in the export and import of fresh fruits and vegetables seeks to hire an Assistant Farm Manager with a good understanding of the modern farming methods.

S/he will be tasked with implementing strategies for maximum yield, organize farm administration, work machinery and manage any associated businesses and staff.

Salary: 28k- 30k

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plan finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters
  • undertake practical activities, such as driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock or spraying fields
  • Market the farm’s products and Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
  • Buy supplies, such as fertilizer and seeds
  • Arrange the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment
  • Maintain and monitor the quality of yield, whether livestock or crops
  • Understand the implications of the weather and make contingency plans
  • Make sure products are ready for deadlines, such as auctions and markets
  • Ensure current government regulations concerning farm activities are complied with
  • Maintain a knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them
  • Apply health and safety standards across the farm estate
  • Protect the environment and maintaining biodiversity
  • Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.
  • Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Major in agriculture or relevant course, diploma & above
  • At least 2 years above experience in farm management
  • Familiar with the planting of French beans, snow peas, etc.
  • The location of farm is in Mbooni, Mwea, Meru- can smoothly communicate with local farmers and even effectively train them.
  • Knowledge of food production and an awareness of customer demand, food standards and sustainability
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • The ability to work under pressure

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their detailed CVs with a day – time Telephone number to the email address: with Assistant Farm Manager-Fruits and Vegetables on the Subject line.

Candidates MUST indicate their Current & Expected salaries

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Agriculture and Agribusiness
Updated: April 24, 2019 — 7:26 pm