Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Agricultural Crop Manager Job at SENCE Limited

Skill Enhancement Centre (SENCE) Limited is currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidate to fill the position below: 

Job Title: Agricultural Crop Manager
Location:
 Lagos, Nigeria
Job Descriptions 
  • Directs and coordinates workers activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and record keeping.
  • Liaise with farmers on management of crop production.
  • Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Monitors and controls resources
  • Oversees the spending of money.
  • Performs day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processes paperwork.
  • Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
  • Inspects equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Inspects orchards and fields to determine maturity dates of crops or to estimate potential crop damage from weather.
  • Plans and directs development and production of hybrid plant varieties with high yield or disease and insect resistant characteristics.
  • Purchases machinery, equipment, and supplies, such as tractors, seed, fertilizer, and chemicals.
  • Hires, discharges, transfers, and promotes workers, enforces safety regulations, and interprets policies.
  • Evaluates financial statements and makes budget proposals.
  • Provides guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems, or process-related topics.
  • Responsible for recruiting, interviewing, selecting, hiring of new employees
  • Handles performance management related issues
  • Coordinates growing activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, packing houses, and other related departments.
  • Analyzes market conditions to determine acreage allocations.
  • Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
  • Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.
  • Determines procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment for greater efficiency and accuracy.
  • Perform any other function as required by farm owner
Requirements
Skills, Experience and Qualification:
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Good team building
  • Knowledge of business and financial sector
  • Exceptional quality control analysis
  • Must possess at least first Degree in Agricultural Sciences courses or any related field
  • 5-7 years experience in similar role
  • Ability to handle conflicts and resolution
  • Good leadership skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Must be result oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply