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Farm Manager/Senior Agronomist/Production Agronomist

Published on 12.06.2021

Company

Website : http://www.empowerafrica.com/
Industries :
Distribution, selling, wholesale
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Position : Farm Manager/Senior Agronomist/Production Agronomist

We are looking for an experienced Farm Manager/Senior Agronomist/Production Agronomist for our farming operations in Botswana. Our plan is to develop our 157Ha farm into a hub for technology and environmentally sustainable businesses.

Required profile for job ad : Farm Manager/Senior Agronomist/Production Agronomist
  • The ideal candidate will have specific experience in growing tomatoes in a climate-controlled greenhouse environment which is a new venture for our business.
  • The candidate will have strong leadership qualities and ideally can take over responsibility for the entire farming business entity.

The preferred candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven experience in farming in climate-controlled greenhouses,
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in Agronomy,
  • Experience in management,
  • BSc in Agronomy, Agriculture, Soil Science, or a related field or equivalent experience,
  • Commitment for two (2) years,
  • Practical experience in soilless farming of tomatoes, cucumber, or capsicum vegetables – a distinct advantage,
  • A passion for high-end farming,
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills,
  • The ability to make decisions in stressful environments,
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in agriculture,
  • Strong planning and project management capabilities,
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Full commitment to the success of the farm.
Job criteria for job ad : Farm Manager/Senior Agronomist/Production Agronomist
Job category :
Production, maintenance, quality
R&D, project management
Industries :
Agriculture, fishing, aquaculture
Distribution, selling, wholesale
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Central - Chobe - Francistown - Gaborone - Ghanzi - Jwaneng - Kgalagadi - Kgatleng - Kweneng - Lobatse - Ngamiland - North-East - Orapa - Selebi-Phikwe - South-East - Southern - Sowa
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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