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Farm Administrator HND / BA / BSc Job

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Job Details

Location: Gbogan, Osun
Employment Type: Full Time

Overall Purpose of Job

  • To ensure the effective planning, organizing and day-to-day operation of all farm enterprises, including the management of the Farm records and the effective management of Farm budgets and bookkeeping.
  • It is envisaged that the successful candidate will be resident in Osun state, preferably in Gbogan.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Upkeep of Entry level scheme, movement records, cattle passports etc
  • Book keeping and invoicing
  • Diary organising and PA to farm manager
  • Input crop information into Gatekeeper, analyse data and carryout mapping and variable application plans as required
  • Future planning of farm business, analysing capital expenditure and cost savings
  • Be willing to assist on farm if and when required
  • Other varied duties as required.

Qualifications / Training

  • Bachelor's Degree or HND in Agriculture Economics, Business Administration or related subjects is desirable.

Experience:

  • At least three years General Farm Management and Administrator
  • Experience of developing and implementing farm strategy and business proposals
  • Staff Management
  • Business and Financial Management
  • Management of Livestock and Arable enterprises
  • Precision agriculture systems.

Job Competencies:

  • Ability to direct, coordinate and monitor workers activities, crop & animal management and production activities.
  • Ability to assist in planning and preparing the finance reports, setting up budget limit for various farm activities, and maintaining the farm activities in agreement with the budgeted parameters.
  • Ability to record information, such as finance report, production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares operational reports.
  • Ability to purchase, utilize and maintain machinery, equipment, and supplies.
  • Ability to meet production yield, confer with purchasers, arrange for sale of crops and meet sales target.
  • Strict Compliance to farms standards and policies for e.g. health, safety, product quality, property and asset management and environment.
  • Any other assigned duties or responsibilities related to the farm’s operation.

Disposition:

  • Flexible
  • Ability to work with people of all levels
  • Helpful and enthusiastic
  • Motivated
  • Motivation to work with children and young people.
  • Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours and appropriate attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline.

Demonstrated behaviours needed by the post holder to successfully perform the role:

  • Communicates clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to facilitate participative processes.
  • Independence, objectivity and integrity.
  • Organized, methodic and meticulous.
  • Develops, motivates and coaches direct reports.
  • Promotes innovation and learning.
  • Gain develop and retain credibility about his/her Performance.

Skills Specific to the post needed to put knowledge into practice:

  • Good management skills
  • Problem-solvingskills
  • Good team player
  • Good negotiating, facilitating and influencing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications especially excel and pivot tables.
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Good accounting, analytical and judgement skills
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • English, Yoruba and other Nigerian languages are important assets.

Communications and Working Relationships:

  • Working contacts inside and outside the organization; include the purpose and level (high, medium, low) of the contact
  • Internally: Working closely with the Executive Director, collaborating with other functions-business development, HR, program, communications & Marketing to ensure that Finance processes are integrated and aligned.
  • Externally: Effective communications with government revenue office, PCF’s partners and other stakeholders as deemed necessary.
  • While the above is a description of the essential functions of the position,other duties maybeassigned. This job description is subject to change at the discretion of management.
  • The position will be based in Osun State Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
15th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


Note


Candidates should send no more than 4 page CV and Cover Letter in one document

All applications must include the position title, location in the subject line.

Applicants are advisedto provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letteras well asthree professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouragedto apply.

PCF has a HR policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

Please note that only short-listed candidates willbe contactedfor interviews

Company Description
Provider City Foundation (PCF) is a Christ-centred non-governmental organization with a mission to meet the needs of the less fortunate in the society. We aim to effectively tackle the triple challenges in Africa today: Agriculture/Food Security, Demographic and Environmental Health. This project is aimed at eradicating poverty and unleashing sustainable broad based and inclusive development in Gbongan, Osun State