Farming Field Manager (Crop Production / Agriculture/Managing) – Mpumalanga, South Africa

Location: Morgenzon, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Date Posted: 11-10-2018
Job Description:
Plan, execute, manage and report on designated clients South Africa Farming units.
 
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
 
      Planning:
  • Construct crop production plans for maize, soybeans, sunflower, wheat and cotton for designated  farming units in conjunction with the Operations Manager and  Contractors.
  • The production plan includes making chemical- and fertilizer recommendations in conjunction with respective chemical representatives and agronomists.
  • Building a set budget for each unit covering all necessary scenarios within an achievable cost range with the Operations Manager.
  • Evaluate different input prices and farming practice to determine the most efficient production plan.
 
       Execution:
  • Execute the production plans within the set budget together with Operations Manager and Farming Contractors.
  • Oversee that land preparations are done accurately and on time.
  • Ensure timely planting and application of inputs within correct procedure and circumstances as set out in the production plan with Farming Contractors and Operations Manager.
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of inputs and contracting services rendered.
  • Ensure accurate delivery of harvested crops into designated silos and/or coordinating on-farm loading of harvested crops to end-point destinations.
   
         Managing:
  • Coordinate Farming Contractors by assisting with their day to day crop production activities and decision making.
  • Continuously visiting designated farming units to follow up and help solve challenges, problems and monitor general progress. 
  • On-farm stock management with safe stock storage, regular stock taking and implementation of inputs.
 
       Reporting:
  • Frequent updating and reporting on crop progress as well as projecting production outcomes based on agronomical characteristics and facts for designated South Africa Farming units.
  • Reporting on factors that influence the crops during the season and potential damage and/or solutions to it.
  • Reporting on the planned budget and any factors that may influence it toward potential over or under spending for each designated farming unit.
  • On-farm as well as storage facility stock quantities.
  • Report daily rainfall from farms.
  • Complete, report and update crop estimates pre-harvest.
  • Report deliveries into designated delivery points of harvested crops and reconcile with reports from Support from Stellenbosch.
 
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent position.
  • Market Related Salary.
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Lukas Louw
Recruitment Associate
The CA Global Group
 
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