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
stay.

Kindly send your CV and letter of motivation to the Head of HR:
tradelinefarms@gmail.com

Application Deadline: September 20, 2019

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