General manager, Poultry Agribusiness


Company Adinkra Front...
Industry Agriculture/A...
Category Agriculture/A...
Location Bekwai-Ashant...
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary 00000
Education Bachelor / Di...
Experience 3 years
Job Expires Oct 22, 2018
Contact ...

Job Description

Our firm is a rapidly expanding poultry agribusiness integrated with feed milling, layer production, broiler chicken production with modern processing facility for meat processing as well as a structured ougrower scheme where farmers produce the grains used to formulate the feed.

We are seeking a self-motivated Farm Manager. The selected farm manager will be responsible for:

  • Raising layer  and broiler birds from dayold to maturity
  • Maintaining satisfactory production levels for layers and broilers at all times
  • Ensuring biosafety and security at the farm
  • Manage farm workers and ensure the farm operations are professionally and efficiently managed
  • Supervise the work and activities at the feed mill
  • Responsible for marketing of processed meat and eggs
  • Ensure that adequate books and proper records are kept using accounting software and a technology platform
  • Submit to management a monthly progress report
  • Ensure all physical assets, pen houses and facilities are maintained and kept in good order
  • Ensure feed suppliers (maize, soya and other feed ingredients) are supplied, inventorized at all times

Required Skills or Experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience managing a commercial poultry farm producing both layers and broilers
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
  • Strong people management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to supervise unskilled personnel
  • Excellent report writing skills and ability to use technology platform with minimum training
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in agriculture or agribusiness with specialization in animal production (poultry)
  • Obsessed with keeping higher standards of biosafety and understand the impact of poor bio-safety measures in poultry farm
  • Highly quantitative – you are a data-driven decision maker
  • Intellectually curious and an original thinker
  • Process driven – the ends don’t always justify the means for you
  • Empathetic leader – your EQ is as high as your IQ
  • Passionate about working in a business with strong social impact and committed to new ways of doing things
  • Passionate about innovative technology
  • Have a consultative approach to problem-solving for clients
  • Able to market agricultural commodities
  • Able to manage supplies and inventories and ability to forecast supply demands
  • Able to network in the poultry industry

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