Our Clients' Farmsis a mechanized industrial farming establishment which is positioned to be thelargest Tomato and Cassava Refinery Plant in Nigeria and Africa.
Main focus ison a large-scale (commercial) production of Tomato & Cassava and processinginto various by-products for local and export markets.
The agro-alliedprocessing farmland is being set up to commence the local processing of cassavainto starch and ethanol and tomato into tomato paste and ketchup for bothdomestic consumption and export.
The raw materials tomato and cassava are tobe produced at the farm site in Anambra State.
In this rolethe applicant will be responsible for implementing the short and long termbusiness plans. He / she will be expected to drive the business and work toensure success and also optimize the business performance and profitability inline with business strategy, company policy and direction.
Work withthe Senior / Business Manager to develop a short to medium term Business Plan andannual budget.
Coordinatethe day to day operational functions.
Overseeand monitor seasonal expenditure in line with the budgeted cash flow
Liaisewith government, key rural professionals, contractors and other externalparties to ensure smooth operation of the farm
Overseethat company products are presented for sale in line with company policyregarding, quality, quantity and timeliness of delivery and are marketed inaccordance with the company policies
Overseethe development, review and management of repairs and maintenance for allplant, machinery and infrastructure
Ensureall relevant company policies are understood and adhered to.
Participatein recruiting and selecting staffs.
Providetraining / coaching to direct reports to enable them to competently carry outtasks required of them on farm
Conductformal annual staff performance reviews on direct reports and ensure, ifappropriate,
Ensurethat Health and Safety policies and procedures adhered to
Adhere toand implement company policies and procedures at all times
Ensurenew staff are inducted and aware of company policies and are given roleclarity.
H andle paperworkand keep administrative records
Coordinate advertising, marketing andsales function.
Minimum of 15 years relatedexperience, with at least 5 years in a senior management position.
Bachelor’s degree in Agric. Engineering, Business Administration orrelated field. Master’s degree / MBA is a plus.
Have aproven ability in the agribusiness management field in keeping with the sizeand complexity of this position.
Possessthe necessary planning and organisational skills to achieve targets and carryout company policies as applicable to property portfolio
Able toact with tact and diplomacy in motivating and disciplining staff whilecomplying with the requirements of the Employment laws.
Have theability to provide role clarity and ensure teamwork among staff
Beself-motivated and able to communicate effectively at all levels both withinand outside the Company.
Bereceptive to learning new technologies to help improve productivity andprofitability of the farm