Agriculture General Manager at Pivotage Consulting

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Pivotage Consulting – Our client is an Agribusiness start-up focussed at solving food poverty crisis across Africa. Its vision is to become one of the leading privately-owned livestock farms in Nigeria renowned for the quality and quantity of agricultural produce, products, and services; job creation and involvement in corporate social responsibilities.

They are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Position: Agriculture General Manager

Reference ID: GFR/1927/AGM
Job Location: Ogun
Type: Full Time

Role Overview

  • We are looking for a team player with extensive experience in developing and running a livestock farm with hand on experience in fishing and poultry farming.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the development of farming development in Ogun State and effectively running the farm as the general manager.

Job Responsibilities

  • Managing cash flow and developing and monitoring budgets.
  • Monitoring the health and welfare of the livestock.
  • Overseeing the effective and successful development of the Farms first farming facility.
  • Planning and implementing breeding programmes.
  • Implementing new technology which miniseries cost and enhances yield.
  • Recruiting and managing staff and ensuring they work safely and effectively.
  • Organizing marketing and sale of livestock, farm equipment, crops and agricultural products
  • Negotiating with suppliers.
  • Handling paperwork and keeping administrative records.
  • Ensuring compliance with government regulations.
  • Keeping an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases.
  • Ensuring that the farm is profitable and meets projected financial targets.
  • Organizing maintenance/repair of farm property, equipment and machinery.
  • Keeping records on the movements of all livestock in to and out from the farm.
  • Advertising and marketing farm products.
  • Managing any farm diversification activities.

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Qualifications & Competencies

  • A foundation degree/HND in an agricultural, horticultural, land or animal related subject will be beneficial.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Analytical skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • IT skills
  • The ability to apply technical knowledge of the environment and legislation/public policy matters in a practical environment
  • Marketing and sales skills
  • Teamwork and leadership

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV (Please ensure CVs are in MS Word format only) to:¬†recruitment@pivotageconsulting.com¬†using “Agriculture General Manager” as the subject of the email.

Closing Date: 25th July, 2020

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