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Farm Assistant Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Farm Assistant (Re-advertisement)

Location:
 Nasewa, Busia county, Kenya

Salary:
 KES 12,000/=

Description: The position requires someone with strong organisational qualities to assist in the day to day running of the units, contributing positively to the success of the farm.

This role requires flexibility, managing all areas from planting to harvesting and making key decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate activities involved in animal husbandry and crop farming
  • General farm work - planting, harvesting, propagation, irrigation
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Ensuring market orders are met fully and on time
  • Maintaining and monitoring the quality of produce and monitoring plant and animal health
  • Store keeping
  • Adhere to safety standards
Abilities / skills:
  • Excellent people management and communication skills, the ability to lead a team and be an active and dynamic team player
  • Working knowledge / keen interest in precision farming and modern farming techniques
  • The ability to plan, prioritize and implement work schedules
  • Good problem-solving (analytical) ability
  • Enjoy working outside in all kinds of weather
  • A responsible attitude and to be able to work independently
  • Ability to carry out manual duties
  • Able to handle isolation and minimal social interaction
  • A strong visual awareness of the working environment
  • Reliable and committed
Applications are invited from self-motivated individuals who enjoy working as part of a small team but must also be capable of working on their own.

Enthusiasm, commitment, high attention to detail and self-motivation with a determination to succeed are equally as important.

Qualifications:
  • Degree or diploma in agriculture. Previous experience in commercial farming an added advantage.
  • Computer knowledge and use of Internet
  • Experience in working with rural communities an added advantage

Applications: Send CV & testimonials to sbsafrica@gmail.com

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