11 Feb 2019

MAF Jobs in Tanzania : Avocado Farm Manager

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Mfriga village, Wanging’ombe District, Njombe , Tanzania , East Africa , 255

Date Posted: 11th January 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Tsh


Job purpose
MAF seek to hire a Farm Manager who will be responsible for establishing, operating and managing the farming process from start to finish with the help of all relevant stakeholders. He/She will be responsible for all aspects related to overseeing day-to-day operations of the avocado farm.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Managing the day to day operations of the farm such as nursery management, transplanting, irrigation, fertilization, pest management and harvesting.
• Completion of farm expansion plan.
• Monitoring of existing orchards.
• Management and control of staffs
• Planning and implementation of a harvesting programs to maximize returns.
• Preparation of annual budgets in cooperation with an Accountant and monitoring of financial performance Ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements

Candidate Qualification
• Tanzanian Citizen
• At least Diploma or its equivalent in any of the following fields: Horticulture, Agronomy or Agriculture.
• Minimum 3 years traceable farm Management/Agronomy Experience.
• Working experience in avocado production is an added advantage.
• Conversant with Good Agricultural Practices (Global GAP, Rainforest)
• Integrity and honesty are prerequisites
• Proven leadership and management experience in a company environment
• Excellent Computer application Skills.
• Highly motivated, self-driven with ability to drive initiative to achieve goals.
• Fully understand farming for export market.
• Experience in Avocado farming will be an extra advantage
• Willingness to live in rural areas
• Ready to comply to MAF policies and principles at all times.

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How to Apply

Terms of employment Two years contract renewable depending on impressive performance. Send your CV to: [email protected]  Application deadline: 20th February, 2019.

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