Vacancy in Ibadan for farm manager
Spallanzani Technologies Limited is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Farm Manager for a startup palm tree plantation. The plantation is currently at the nursery stage with final transplanting to the field planned for April 2016.
Manage young oil palm plantation including advice and implementation of a good fertilization regime,
Manage a group of farm hands and other farm resources
Advice and implement plantation weed control including the use of mechanical slashing, cover crops and herbicides
Ability to layout the triangular planting grid used for final field planting of the palm tree
Should be familiar with oil milling operations and be able to layout and advice equipment for a medium scale mechanical oil mill based on local technology only.
Must have minimum of HND or B.Sc. in the Agricultural Sciences. OND holders with good work experience will be considered also.
Must have minimum of 1 – 2 years palm plantation working experience
Must be located in the Ogbomosho / Ejigbo axis or able to relocate to the geographical location at his/her own cost
Must be efficient manager, with the ability to use local resources to get the job
Ability to use an android tab very well (for reporting purposes)
Ability to ride a motorcycle will be an added advantage
Must be able to speak the English and the Yoruba language
Starting salary for position ranges from N45,000 to N60,000 per month depending on experience