Job Opportunity: Farm Manager, Tradeline Farms

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Tradeline Farms is an integrated agribusiness company into production and aggregation of food commodities across Ghana and Southern Africa.

The company is securing 10,000 acres of farmlands in 200 acre- blocks and is seeking the services of farm managers to manage the various farms. This forms part of its Youth in Agribusiness Program (YAP) and graduate in- grower scheme.

Location of farmlands: Volta, Northern, Brong Ahafo and Eastern Regions.

Commodities: Cashew, Maize, Turmeric, Passion Fruit, Oil Palm and exotic vegetables.

Key Responsibilities
~ Directs and coordinates worker activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, record-keeping and determine procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment for greater efficiency and accuracy.

~ Analysis of soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production and coordinating growing activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, pack houses, and other related departments.

~ Analyse market conditions to determine acreage allocations and confer with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.

~ Records information, such as production, farm management practices and parent stock, prepare monthly financial and operational reports.

Qualifications Required and Experience
~ Minimum BSc. Agricultural Crop Science with 3 to 5 years working experience managing farms or other relevant experience and education

~ Good understanding of the dynamics and challenges of agricultural partnerships and value chains

~ Ability to manage complex projects, involving many internal and external stakeholders (top management, commercial division, marketing, risk, external partners, etc.)

~ Ability to manage negotiations with external partners (business partners, suppliers, farmers’ organizations, etc.)

~ Ability to manage a project team

~ Must possess a valid Ghanaian driver’s license

Applicant must live within the farm locations or be willing to travel and

Kindly send your CV and letter of motivation to the Head of HR:

Application Deadline: September 20, 2019

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Farmer Helpline: 0500 000 996