Farm Manager Jobs vacancy in Kisumu Kenya 2019

  • Published date: May 15, 2019
  • Category: Agriculture & Farming
    • Location: Kisumu, Kisumu
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Farm Manager Jobs vacancy in Kisumu Kenya 2019 


Career Employment Farm Manager Kisumu Kenya May 2019 






Job Summary


The Farm Manager shall report to the Executive Director and shall have the primary responsibility for the planning, organisation, co-ordination and implementation of the farm operations.



  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma

  • Experience Level: Mid level

  • Experience Length: 3 years










Job Description



The Centre for Research and Technology Development [RESTECH] is an institution dedicated to policy linked research aimed at concentrating the scarce human, material and financial resources in selected policy relevant research programmes.


The following position has arisen at the institution as detailed below:-



FARM MANAGER.

The institution has a demonstration farm aimed at sensitizing the Lake basin communities on practical modern agricultural practices. The farm is based in Homabay County.

The Farm Manager shall report to the Executive Director and shall have the primary responsibility for the planning, organisation, co-ordination and implementation of the farm operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES.


  1. Ensure that there is adequate human resource for the optimal operation of the farm.

  2. Supervision of farm workers to ensure productivity and adherence to set operational standards.

  3. Supervision of livestock breeding, animal nutrition, livestock records etc

  4. Supervision of crop planting, weeding, spraying, harvesting and storage.

  5. Timely procurement of farm supplies like seeds, fertilizer etc.

  6. Arranging for the regular maintenance of farm machinery and equipment.

  7. Monitoring of animal health and welfare including liaising with veterinary people.

  8. Application of set farm health and safety standards.

  9. Maintenance of proper farm financial and other records.

  10. Marketing of the farm produce.

  11. Coordination of educational visits by farmers and other stake holders.


REQUIREMENTS



  • Diploma in Agriculture, Livestock production or agricultural economics from a recognized Institution. Those with extensive experience in animal production will have an added advantage.

  • Must have at least three years relevant experience.

  • Should be conversant with crop, horticultural, livestock, Dairy and poultry production.

  • Must be abreast with latest and modern farming practices.

  • Must be knowledgeable about local pests and diseases and how to counter the same.

  • Must be prepared to work long hours.

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.



Those with the requisite qualifications and are interested should submit their CV’S on or before 21st May 2019.






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