Farm Manager Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Farm Manager for a Small Scale Farm

Job Summary: we are looking to hire a knowledgeable, experienced, and enthusiastic leader to head one of our farms.

As the farm manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of all aspects of the farm (Dairy cattle and horticulture) and ensuring the workplace safety of all employees

Responsibilities

  • Ensures the safety and efficiency of farm operations and in consultation prioritize tasks, assign duties and make decisions.
  • Record data and create reports on worker attendance, budgets, suppliers and animal growth, mortality among others, and share the reports regularly with the management. ∙
  • Oversee all farm machinery
  • Ensure that materials and supplies are replenished as and when required with strict adherence to the companies reorder levels.
  • Ensuring workplace sanitation practices to prevent the spread of diseases. ∙
  • Maintain knowledge of pests and diseases and understanding of how they spread and how to limit and or treat them.
  • Undertake performance appraisals for his/her direct reports.
  • Ensure the farm complies with county and national government regulation

Required Qualification

  • A Certificate/Diploma in Animal Health Production, General agriculture or a related field and/or extensive related experience.
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a Farm Manager.
  • Having undertaken courses in Farm Management will be an added advantage.
  • Self-motivated, reliable, and able to work in a team environment.
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Valid Certificate of Good conduct.

Interested candidates should apply by e-mail together with a detailed C.V., a telephone number and names of three referees to:

Email: gkjeri@gmail.com .

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Agriculture and Agribusiness
Updated: May 14, 2022 — 7:57 pm