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Farm Manager Bachelor's Degree Job

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Job Details

Location: Ogun

Employment Type: Full-time


Overview


We are looking for an experienced livestock farmer to manage a startup farm located around Mowe, Ogun State area. The manager will spend many hours weekly conducting research on methods to improve egg production and reduce bird mortality.

In addition, the manager will perform a long list of duties that range from checking feed readings to testing birds in houses for the presence of disease.

The ideal candidate will be someone with a keen understanding of the anatomy, physiology, and performance of commercial layers.

Manager will live on Farm Premises.

Responsibilities


Responsible to implement, and enforce policies that cover feed efficiency, egg production, and mortality goals.

Responsible for developing an annual production system for the farm (as applicable.)

Responsible for training all new house employees.

Responsible for performing, communicating, and evaluating post mortem inspections of birds. This will be required on a Weekly basis.

Responsible for making feed recommendations based on egg quality and monthly bird performance.

Responsible for training, implementing, and enforcing all animal welfare policies as defined by Farm Management.

Responsible to oversee that production and feed goals are followed and for accurately reporting progress weekly

Responsible for Managing Livestock waste

Sales and Marketing:


Assist with marketing, sales and distribution of all livestock and livestock produce

Communicate with customers and CSA members including emails, Facebook, Instagram posts, etc. regarding current production offering etc.

Provide current content for website and advertisements.

Participate in appreciation gatherings for volunteers

Operations and Finance:


Track farm operations and data

Assist with Purchase orders for all farming supplies, tools and equipment

Manage products/inventory tracking in accounting and on-line sales systems

Ensure property is maintained for safety, participate in property/liability reviews and remediation efforts

Be responsible for compliance with all city, county and state agricultural, food and safety policies, including permits etc.

Create annual budget for farm related activities and track performance against budget by updating sales (essentially automated), expenses and capital expenditures on an ongoing basis on a timely basis. Participate in quarterly financial review meetings.

Other Support and Note:


Be responsible for feeding, providing water and collecting eggs of farm animals (12 chickens, 5 ruminants) during normal working hours and when Owners are on vacation.

Education


B.Sc. / M.Sc. Degree in Agriculture with 5 years Experience.

Skills and Qualities Required:


Must be patient, diligent and honest

Must be organized, with strong planning skills to ensure operations are efficient

Strong communication skills required to interact with customers and volunteers

A serious interest in farming as a lifestyle and livelihood

Application Closing Date

17th June, 2021.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV to: hr@farmyad.com using the Job Title as the subject of the e-mail.

Company Description
Farmyad Enterprises is an agricultural technology platform created for a cause to strengthenfood security and create agro investment opportunities in AFRICA.
We are recruiting to fill the position