Farm Manager

Measured ability group holdings - Cape Town
new offer (03/06/2020)

job description

Agriculture Forestry Environment Fishing South Africa - Western Cape Cape Winelands Stellenbosch Tulbagh Montagu R R40-R50k Farm Manager needed in Paarl Western Cape The position as Farm Manager is to manage an Olive Farm in Paarl JOB FUNCTIONS To have regular communication and co-operation with company owner Must be able to manage human resources - farm workers bottling staff and casuals Manage all operations on farm Manage all operations in bottling plant Close operation and co-ordination with Financial Manager DUTIES Grove Management which includes Cultivation Chemical pest control Fertilizer programme Pruning Irrigation Development of new groves Maintenance of farm vehicles tractors and equipment oversee repairs and maintenance Must be able to perform general repairs general farm maintenance and development Building Fencing General hygienne and pest control MANAGEMENT OF STAFF Staff schedules Drivers travlling records Staff attendance leave warning disciplinery hearings Record keeping of Pest control spray dates chemicals used and calibration Orchard maintenance - cultivation details and irrigation schedules Packaging materials oil stock to be kept on daily basisi Harvesting statistics Intake of weighing of olives and hervesting HARVESTING On time delivery of olives at the factory Quantity and quality control of olives Management of picking procedures and equipment Supervise bottling staff in factory Co-ordinate oil storage REQUIRED SKILLS Knowledge of the following will be an advantage Crops - growth and deceases Planting of olive trees Harvesting of fruit by hand and machine Identify plants pests and weeds Applying pesticides herbicides or fertilizer to crops Irrigation Business Management knowledge experience mathematical and strategic planning skills is essential Human resouces Good Leadership skills Must be able to manage motivate teams Problem solving Conflict resolution Must be able to motivate promote general well being amongst work force Ability to motivate increased production and growth

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