Agronomy Supervisor at Nanga Farms Ltd November, 2023

Agronomy Supervisor at Nanga Farms Ltd November, 2023

COMPANY PROFILE

Nanga Farms Ltd. is a large, irrigated Sugarcane Estate situated near Mazabuka in the Southern Province of Zambia. The Company is part of the Illovo Sugar Africa Group, and its main activities are the cultivation of 2,860 hectares of Sugarcane and the rearing of 1,400 head of Cattle. The Company now invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of: –

POSITION: AGRONOMY SUPERVISOR (1 POSITION)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals for the position of Agronomy Supervisor. The Agronomy supervisor will supervise all operational activities of the section (papa 2 irrigation management area) with the view to maximizing cane yields.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • To supervise, organize and control all operational activities from land preparation and planting  to post harvest ratoon management.
  • To implement the seasonal Farm plan and based on this the annual operating budget for the  Farm and ensure that labour, materials and plant hire is done in respect to the budget (cost control)
  • To maintain safety, health, environmental and quality awareness in the section.
  • Prepare and submit daily, weekly and monthly reports as required.
  • To solve problems by liaising with other sections and attending sectional meetings.
  • To ensure discipline among subordinates.
  • To train and coach subordinates.
  • To maintain safety, health, environmental and quality awareness in the section.
  • And any other work as may be assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Diploma or Degree in Agriculture.
  • 2-3 years’ work experience.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Interpersonal skills- ability to interact with all levels management.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please submit your detailed CV, copies of relevant qualifications, registrations, and ID/Passport for the attention of HR Officer: Nanga email ssbanda@zamsugar.zm clearly stating the position applied for in the subject line.

Closing date for applications: 20th NOVEMBER 2023

Should you not hear from us within 4 weeks after closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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To apply for this job email your details to NangaCareers@zamsugar.zm

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