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  • Posted on: 20 August, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • CA Global Headhunters is an international recruitment and staffing company with an in-depth focus on Recruitment in Africa. We recruit talent of the highest standard across African Sectors in Mining, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance, Commodities and Agriculture. As the African markets further grow and develop, our skills and expertise simultaneously grow too, ensuring that we deliver the best service for both clients and candidates. Our extensive candidate network built up over 8 years comprises the most diverse, skilled and experienced candidates.

    We have access to resources, networks, and relationships globally which enable us to understand our clients’ cultures, operations, business strategies and industries. With offices in South Africa, Mozambique, China and Geneva we are always on par with new technologies and trends which assist us in sourcing the best talent. Whatever stage of the project life cycle, we can effectively put forward the right candidates with the right skills.

    Plantation Manager (agro-industrial sector / agro industrial factories / rubber / palm oil)


    Reference: DTR: PMNig
    Salary: The Company is offering a competitive EXPAT salary and benefits, rewarding work environment and exciting career growth opportunities for the right candidate. Two Return flight and Two months leave annually.
    Seeking an experienced and mature South African Plantation Manager to run a plantation businesses in Nigeria, West Africa.
    As the success applicant, you will be responsible for managing a plantation, comprising 11 400ha of a 35,000ha concession, of which has been newly acquired. It is expected that the incumbent will oversee and manage the planting of 10,000ha of palm oil from 2016. This, together with the establishment of a 60t/hr oil mill in the next 2 years, this is a unique and exciting opportunity for a self-sufficient, commercially astute person who thrives on challenges.

    Qualification & Experience

    1. Senior management experience in the agro-industrial sector with a track record of commercial success on the African continent.
    2. Experience of palm oil and rubber cultivation is a plus, although experience of similar plantation crops is acceptable.
    3. Insight into the functioning of agro industrial factories
    4. A strong set of commercial skills and experience of working with unionized labour is sought.
    5. An enthusiastic self-starter with proven leadership and diplomatic skills, high energy levels and maturity.
    6. Able to adapt to a remote location and the character to embrace challenges with enthusiasm and integrity is ideal. 


    • Reporting directly to the Managing Director of the company in West Africa, the person will be responsible for the management of this particular operation.
    • Assume full responsibility for optimizing production capabilities in a commercially astute way
    • Oversee the overall growth of the business
    • Build shareholder value and interact & manage stakeholders that include government
    • Communities and major customers.
    • Implement tight financial controls in a volatile commodity market
    • Assume accountability for all workforce issues and take overall responsibility for the management of this plantation, in collaboration with other managers, both on and off this operation.

    Contractual Information

    • Permanent Position
    • South African Expat opportunity

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.

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