Assistant Manager (Mechanized Farm Estate with Accommodation)

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  • Post Date: August 7, 2018
  • Applications 60
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Job Overview


As the Assistant Farm Manager you’ll be responsible for helping the Farm Manager in the management of all the sections on a farm, and you’ll work closely with the heads of the various sections of the business.

You’ll also be given specific areas of responsibility to head up on the Manager’s behalf such as animal welfare issues, health & safety or possibly managing a farm diversification project etc.

Your role will also require you to deputize for the Farm Manager when dealing with suppliers and customers as well from time to time.


Your job as Assistant Farm Manager will involve with the Farm Manager in the following areas of responsibility:

  • Planning and implementing budgets and production targets
  • Monitoring the quality of the produce and performance of the sections including health and welfare
  • Keeping up to date and accurate records
  • Ensuring the farm is compliant with various legal guidelines and working to minimise the environmental impact of the business, for instance via waste disposal
  • Helping with product marketing and selling to a variety of customers
  • Negotiating with suppliers
  • Managing any farm diversification activities
  • Undertaking practical work as necessary depending on the volume of work and size of the farm
Job Detail
  • LGA Uhunmwode
  • Required Skills & Expertise Relevant Certification. Computer Literacy. As the Assistant Farm Manager you’ll be expected to work on your own initiative and be able to work with others as part of a team of farm employees. As a manager you will have an overseeing role and, as the Manager’s representative, this is particularly important when you are left in charge. This is a job for someone who is interested in farming as a business enterprise, as well as in science and nature generally.
  • Job Sector Agriculture
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Years of Experience 3 - 5 years
  • Education B.Sc