Farm Manager

Wednesday, 22 May, 2019
Dorei Barnes     021 880 6160
Overberg  

Reference: 4782DB

Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • Uphold sustainable farming practices at all times
  • General management: Planning the activities for the season, month, week and day; Organising farming activities and the workers’ daily tasks; Coordinating farming activities to ensure maximum productivity and cost effectiveness; Giving guidance to other employees and; Working closely with admin clerk to keep records up to date
  • Manage human resources
  • Ensure working conditions are safe and hygienic
  • Stay abreast of the latest farming practices and innovations
  • Ensure that assets are secured and insured
  • Upkeep and monitoring of sheep alarms
  • Ensure that the gates along the main routes are closed at all times and that wire fences aren’t damaged
  • Manage logistics and finances

Requirements:

  • Educational qualifications (min. Grade 12)
  • Agricultural knowledge and experience with the management of a workforce, grain farming (planting, crop spraying, harvesting) and sheep farming (herds and feeding camps), and related farming activities
  • A valid driver’s license and able to drive a tractor, as well as planting and harvesting machinery
  • Knowledge of agri-tech systems such as GPS, etc.
  • Must be skilled at diesel mechanics, metal and woodworking and stretching wire fences

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.