Vanden Agro-Allied Group Job Vacancy for a Graduate Trainee (Farm Manager)

Vanden Agro-Allied Group, is a company established in 2000, active in the trading of raw materials (cotton, coffee and cocoa). The company is managed by a team of experienced and highly skilled professionals in agricultural farming.

Vanden Agro-Allied Group is recruiting suitably qualified candidates for the vacant job position below:

Job Title: Graduate Trainee (Farm Manager)
Location: 
Lagos
Job Description

  • Farm managers are responsible for planning, organizing and managing the activities of a farm

Responsibilities

  • Planning finances and production to maintain farm progress against
  • Budget parameters.
  • Practical activities, e.g. driving tractors, operating machinery,
  • Feeding livestock, spraying fields, etc.
  • Understanding the implications of the weather and making contingency plans.
  • Making sure products are ready for deadlines, such as auctions and markets.
  • Applying health and safety standards across the farm estate.
  • Protecting the environment and maintaining biodiversity.
  • Keeping financial records up to date.
  • Marketing the farm’s products.
  • Buying supplies, such as fertilizer and seeds.
  • Arranging the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment.
  • Planning activities for trainee staff, mentoring and monitoring them.
  • Maintaining and monitoring the quality of yield, whether livestock or crops.

Skills: 

  • Knowledge of food production.
  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Marketing skills.
  • genuine commitment to farming.
  • IT skills.
  • Good technical knowledge.
  • Supervisory skills and management ability.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to motivate others.
  • Larger-scale business awareness.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of B.Sc or HND in Agricultural Engineering, Crop Management, Farm Business Management, Horticulture, Land/Estate Management.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications to: [email protected]

Application Deadline  31st October, 2016. 

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