Senior Farm Manager

Kasinthula Cane Growers Limited (KCGL)

Kasinthula Cane Growers Limited (KCGL) is a Smallholder sugarcane Growers Company based in the lower shire district of Chiwawa in the Southern Region of Malawi and would like to recruit for the position of Senior Farm Manager.

The following are the job specifications:

Purpose of the job
To plan, organize and manage the activities of the Kasinthula Farm in order to meet the overall objectives of the organization.

Duties
The major duties and tasks of this job include.

  1. Daily planning of finances and production in order to maintain progress against periodic targets;
  2. Planning of daily practical activities e.g. operating machinery and equipment, preparing fields, etc;
  3. Planning and monitoring use of suppliers;
  4. Arranging for maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment;
  5. Reporting on daily targets, achievements and failures, and reasons for failures plus recommendations on how a repetition of failure can be avoided in future;
  6. Planning the activities of staff, mentoring and monitoring them;
  7. Maintaining and monitoring the quality of yields;
  8. Maintaining a knowledge of weather and its impact on productivity and making contingency plans;
  9. Maintaining a knowledge of pests and diseases and understanding how they spread and how to treat them;
  10. Ensuring that health and safety standards are maintained at all times;
  11. Ensuring that local and international standards for protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity are observed and maintained at all times;
  12. Record keeping for the department;
  13. Any other duties as assigned.

Job requirements

  • He or she must be a holder of Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture or its equivalent.
  • Must have at least five years of experience in sugarcane agriculture.
  • Must have computer skills to be able to analyze field data.
  • Must have practical knowledge of irrigation.

Applications and Curriculum Vitae with copies of certificates including names and contacts of three traceable referees must reach the address below by 8th April, 2024 either by post or email at smpaya3@gmail.com

The Human Resource and Administration Manager
Kasinthula Cane Growers Limited
P. O. Box 138
CHIKWAWA

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.