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Roses Farm Manager Job, Current Agricultural Jobs,

Title: Farm Manager (Roses)

Industry: Horticulture

Location: Nakuru County

Our client is an established flower farm based in Nakuru County. We are recruiting for an experienced Farm Manager to head the production of roses in a 55 ha (hectares) greenhouse production area for export of fresh cut roses.

Overall Purpose

We are looking for a dynamic, highly skilled, self-motivated and charismatic Farm Production Manager with a strong bias for management skills in implementing crop production process from planning, harvest to post harvest. You should have at least 3 year of experience in a similar role, growing under IPM and on a farm producing for direct market.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Will constitute part of Senior Management Team
  • Motivating and coaching the Production Team
  • Direct oversight accountability of all activities in the field and pack-house to ensure high quality Roses for the markets.
  • Meeting production targets, weekly, monthly and annually.
  • Making production projections and budget control within the available resources.
  • Green house management with crop management and husbandry adhering to good agronomic practices.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • BSc Agriculture / MSc Agriculture from a reputable institution
  • Analytical and thorough in approach to problems and opportunities
  • Work Experience: Minimum 5 – 6 years of growing experience in Kenya Rose farm
  • Good command of the English language
  • Product knowledge of the European roses market is an advantage
  • Skills required: crop agronomy (Roses), Crop protection, making annual and monthly production budget, crop nutrition and irrigation planning. Ability to make production and cost budgets. 
  • The ideal candidate should be willing to stay at the farm.
  • Preferred Candidates: Both international and Kenyan jobseekers who qualify are invited to apply

How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Farm Manager – Roses) to recruiterkenya@gmail.com.

Shortlisting will be continuous until the vacancy is filled.

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