Illovo Sugar Malawi PLC’s Nchalo operations situated 80 km South of Blantyre invites applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following position in the Agriculture Department.
POSITION: FARM MANAGER
Managing all farming activities, timing and quality standards related to cane production
Ensuring all assets within the farm (which may include villages and non-cane areas) are maintained within Illovo standards.
Developing and maintain good working relationship with neighbouring villages and farms.
Monitoring farm budgets and implement cost reduction measures to ensure budget adherence
Ensuring adherence to harvesting schedule and crop estimate cadence, and accurate reports submitted on time
Ensuring farm activity data is captured accurately and consistently in CanePro
Ensuring labour is recruited in line with farm plan and approve farm input data for monthly payroll
Implementing and monitoring continuous improvement practices by driving work practices, and ensuring that tools and techniques are applied to deliver high quality, sustainable supply of estate sugar cane
Promoting effective talent and performance management, developing skills within teams through on-the-job coaching
Promoting and adhering to Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC).
MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENT AREAS
Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Agriculture / Agricultural Development / Agricultural Engineering
3+ years’ experience in sugar cane agriculture
Good business acumen and agricultural expertise, with ability to anticipate, interpret and respond to changes impacting on functional area.
Strong data analysis skills.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Please send your application letter together with detailed CV with copies of relevant certificates and National ID to: