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Malawi Mangoes (Operations) Limited (MMOL) have been awarded licenses to cultivate, sell, process and export industrial hemp and medicinal cannabis and are recruiting a team to develop the new business. The development will commence in MMOL’s existing farms and greenhouses in Salima with a longer- term strategic view of open field cultivation.




Requirements:

We seek a Cultivation Manager that has hands on experience in:

  • Leading and managing a young and dynamic production team to achieve target yields and consistent crop / product quality alongside the strategic goals of the Company
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures
  • Overseeing cannabis and industrial hemp crops from planting to harvesting


Qualifications and Experience:

  • A minimum of BSc. Degree in Agriculture, candidates with Horticultural Sciences or Agronomy
    from an accredited university would have an advantage
  • Not less than 10 years’ experience in horticulture or agronomy in a busy agricultural environment
  • Experience in greenhouse development and production is desired
  • Understanding of pest and disease management
  • Statistical / analytical knowledge and managing large volumes of data is a must
  • Experience in a management position in an agricultural context and project management skills
  • Experience in research and development relating to horticultural crops
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to learn and to stay on top of current and future trends in the
    industry


Key responsibilities and accountabilities (summary):

  • Plan and implement MM’s greenhouse / open field cannabis production and Cultivation Plan focusing on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), OHSE, productivity / efficiency, quality, profitability and yield
  • Develop annual budgets in line with the Company’s strategic plan
  • Responsible for budget implementation and continuous improvement to reduce costs and improve quality
  • Establish protocols and complete the procurement of capital / operational goods / materials
  • In liaison with the General Manager and Head of Agriculture establish Human Resource
    requirements and create the operations team



How to apply

Candidates that meet all of the above requirements are encouraged to apply by submitting a CV, Cover Letter and relevant education qualifications to:


Email: recruitment@resaniconsulting.com 


by Sunday 5th September 2021.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Salima
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    06 Sep, 2021

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