MANAGER – PLANTATION PROJECT
African Bagg
GHANA
6d ago

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the General Manager in managing large scale Jatropha plantation including : project planning (preferably in MS Projects)timely implementation within the costs approvedmonitoring the post implementation progress
  • Design a framework for outgrower model of plantation and implement the same
  • Manage day-to-day operations related to plantation including activities related to land, labour, materials, equipment, harvesting, crop maintenance, etc.
  • Assess yield potential, identify limitations and suggest practical improvement measures.
  • Support the General Manager in networking with key stakeholders and related institutions in relation to the implementation of the project.
  • Periodic reporting on KPIs to senior management on the progress of work and results.
  • Track the key assumptions for the project and continuously monitor different capex and opex variables.
  • Implement systems and processes required for large scale plantations.
  • Ensure sustainability criteria are met.
  • Other ad-hoc assignments.
  • Key Skills / Requirements

  • The candidate must have an agriculture or related degree like forestry; a post graduate qualification in agriculture or business management will be an additional advantage.
  • 10 years of good track record and relevant experience in managing large scale plantation projects (at least 10,000 ha) preferably in a perennial crop.
  • Experience in managing outgrower farming model highly preferred.
  • Experience of working in Africa especially West Africa preferred.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Willingness to stay near the plantation site (on site accommodation will be provided).
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