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Farm Manager Job Vacancy in Naivasha Kenya (KShs 85K)

Our client a large farm in Naivasha is seeking to recruit a Farm Manager, who will be responsible for all day to day aspects for running a 200 ha vegetable farm for the export market.

Gross Salary KShs 85,000

Reporting to the Managing Director

Duties and responsibilities include
  • Planning finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters;
  • Staffing, planning and implementation;
  • Practical activities, e.g. driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock, spraying fields, etc;
  • Buying supplies, such as fertilizer and seeds;
  • Arranging the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment;
  • Planning activities for trainee staff, mentoring and monitoring them;
  • Maintaining and monitoring the quality of yield;
  • Understanding the implications of the weather and making contingency plans;
  • Making sure that products are ready for deadlines, such as markets;
  • Ensuring that farm activities comply with government regulations;
  • Having knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them;
  • Applying health and safety standards across the farm estate;
  • Protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity;
  • Keeping financial records up to date.
Professional Requirements
  • Degree in Horticulture is desirable but not required
  • Diploma in related field is a must have
  • At least 5 years in a managerial position in the horticultural industry
  • One who has Drive, determination, honesty
  • Has the ability to create a cohesive team and develop people
  • Must have a ‘Can Do’ attitude
  • Must be over 30 years old
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title (FARM MANAGER Gross Salary K’sh 85,000) on the email subject to
Kindly send your CV before 3rd July, 2013

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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