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Job Description

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



KEY DUTIES

  • 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:

The Human Resources Manager

Nchalo Sugar Estate

Private Bag 50

Blantyre.

Email: nchalohr@illovo.co.za


Closing date for receiving application letters is 28th April, 2020 and only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Nchalo
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    29 Apr, 2020

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