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  • Posted: Sep 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Olam International was established in 1989 with 1 product in 1 country, trading cashew from Nigeria into India. Today we are a leading agri-business operating from seed to shelf in 65 countries, supplying food and industrial raw materials to over 13,800 customers worldwide. Our team of 23,000 employees has built a leadership position in many businesses inclu...
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    Associate Farm Manager

    Function: OGA
    Sub-Function: OGA

    Job Description

    • As the leading farm to shelf organization Olam values its plantations as the starting point and source of all prosperity.
    • The Estate Manager is a leader dedicated to the development and betterment of the plantation estate.
    • The role is multidimensional starting from managing people to land development and working with vendors.
    • The incumbent would be responsible for managing the palm and rubber plantation from all phases of estate works including land development, replanting, maintenance of optimum crop production, cost management and overall estate operations.

    Key Deliverables
    Strategic Effectiveness:

    • New land development for rubber estates, nursery establishments, land clearing, planting, maintenance and upkeep.
    • Responsible for the overall estate operations and budget/cost estimation within cost maturity target
    • Planning and management of fertilizers stores, chemicals, and machinery

    Operational Effectiveness:

    • Build the required talent for the estate. Guide the team on the entire plantation procedures
    • Implementation of all the requirement for planting TLC and LC
    • Land identification, purchasing, and evaluation for high yield plantations
    • Conduct periodical reviews of the plantation operations at different locations.

    Organizational Effectiveness:

    • Great networking with government agencies and environmental departments for regulatory approvals.  
    • Understand environmental and social impact assessment, conduct assessments periodically.  
    • Obtain primary yield production and identify cases where there is variance with last year yield. Plan remedial action in case of negative variance.

    Requirements

    • Minimum 10-15 Years of working experience, preferably in plantation and estate management roles with a large organization.
    • Language - English & French is a must for this role
    • Diploma, advanced/higher/graduate diploma, bachelor’s degree, postgraduate diploma or professional degree in agricultural, plantation management, aquaculture/forestry or equivalent
    • Possess excellent people skills, leadership qualities and ability to work independently. Motivating staff for process orientation and being a go-to problem solver.
    • Experiences in land clearing, P&D, replanting, new planting, and development of areas.
    • Conversant with the use of a personal computer is highly desirable

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Olam Nigeria Limited on careers.olamgroup.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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