Flower Farm Manager Job in Kenya 2019

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the position of Farm Manager for a flower farm.

The Farm Manager reports to the Managing Director and will be responsible for the planning, production, operations, and overall management of the farm.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership at the farm to ensure smooth, efficient and profitable operation.
  • In consultation with the Managing Director, prepare the annual business and operations plan and present the same to the board.
  • Provide professional and technical expertise on growing indoor and outdoor summer flowers using the best practices.
  • Ensure timely, and successful implementation of the company’s business objectives.
  • Oversee adherence to the laid down production, harvesting and post harvesting codes of practice.
  • Prepare and present monthly production, management and financial performance reports to the board.
  • Train and mentor the management team and ensure they have the necessary skills, competencies and motivation to deliver the company’s vision.

Academic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in agriculture, floriculture, agronomy or related subject.

Experience

  • 5 years’ experience at managing a summer flower farm with a workforce of 200-400 employees.

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong organizational, people management and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a team, inspire and motivate staff.
  • Solid and demonstrable planning, monitoring analytical and implementation skills.
  • Ability to set measurable productivity targets across the company and ensuring the same are met.

To apply send your email to jobhunter54546@gmail.com and attach your CV.