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Farm Manager Vacancies at Kilombero Sugar Company February 2024

Farm Manager Vacancies at Kilombero Sugar Company February 2024

Farm Manager Vacancies at Kilombero Sugar Company February 2024 jobs Farm Manager is the custodian of farming systems, crop production performance of farm and all farm assets. The Farm Manager is responsible for ensuring the highest possible cane quality and farming productivity, whilst optimizing crop volume and yield at the lowest possible cost and most importantly drive implementation of the “Illovo Way of sugar cane production” to ensure Illovo is the best-in-class sugar producer in the Country.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage all farming activities, timing and quality standards related to cane production. Ensure all assets within the farm (which may include villages and non-cane areas) are maintained within Illovo standards. Develop and maintain positive working relationship with neighboring villages and farms, where relevant. Develop, implement, and manage farm resource and activity plans. Monitor farm budgets and implement cost reduction measures to ensure budget adherence. Ensure adherence to harvesting schedule and crop estimate cadence, and accurate reports submitted on time. Ensure farm activity data is captured accurately and consistently in Cane

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Pro Implement and monitor 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. Responsible for all people issues in allocated farm not limited to, recruitment, disciplinary code, grievances. Oversee effective talent and performance management, developing skills within teams through on-the-job coaching. Conduct on the job training and instruction on various operations and identify new training needs where appropriate. Identify and monitor KPIs and balanced scorecards, track performance and flag any issues. Manage fire and security risks. Promote and adhere to Illovo’s procedures, policies and guidelines, including, without limitation, those relating to SHERQ, Competition Law and Anti-Bribery and Corruption (ABC)

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Development / Agricultural Engineering / Agronomy or related. 3+ years’ experience in sugar cane agriculture Preferably MIT graduate for internal candidates Strong ability to lead a skilled to semi-skilled workforce. Good business acumen and agricultural expertise, with ability to anticipate, interpret and respond to changes impacting on functional area. Strong data analysis skills Excellent digital skills, experience using resources management software is an added advantage.

Terms of Service: The successful candidates will be engaged on a permanent contract. All interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, please apply for the position before 14th February 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Kilombero Sugar Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.


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