LAND PREP MANAGER - Farm Manager SA, Zambia

  • Zambia
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Agriculture
  • Posted by Farm Manager SA on Monday, October 7, 2019
  • Reference: FM000298/SH
  • Apply before Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 46 Days left
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Vacancy Details

Employer: Farm Manager SA
NAKAMBALA – ZAMBIA: An exciting opportunity awaits the successful Land Prep Manager with this international company

Minimum Requirements


• Relevant Schooling qualification


• A tertiary qualification in Logistics, Agriculture or similar


• Computer literate with a good working knowledge in word and excel packages


• 3-5 year’s management/supervisory experience


• Interpersonal skills with special emphasis on industrial relations


• Excellent customer service skills


 


Specialized Management:  Land Preparation Services


 


• Implementing the new Minimum Tillage Land Preparation System


• Implementing the new UNIPLAN production monitoring system


• Implementing mechanical planting of seedlings in Nursery fields


• Coordinate and oversee mechanized land preparation operations


• Knowledge of field survey process and ability to interpret maps and designs


• Working knowledge of the crop (s) being cultivated


• Manage all aspects of equipment performance and productivity


• Become proficient with supporting hardware and/or systems that may be introduced from time to time (keep pace with technology)


• Actively seek opportunities to expand the business


• Compile and present meaningful reports to management & the client


General Management: Management of operational processes and contracts/service:


• Develop and maintain procedures which relate to day to day operational requirements


• Ensure proper utilization and scheduling of vehicles to achieve production targets as per customer requirements.


• Vehicle downtime to be monitored, controlled and kept to a minimum


• Constantly monitor the fleet to ensure: o Vehicle and driver security o optimal usage of fuel o No unnecessary production delays


• Ensure adherence to procedures pertaining to o Work Rates (as per client requirements) o Safety and security standards o optimal allocations of vehicles and staff


Timeous vehicle inspections


• Identify, implement and maintain site/ depot specific requirements as per legislation, policy and customer requirement  


• Manage and control vehicle maintenance, including: o Tyre tracking and scrapping requirements o Tyre cost and quality – though management of suppliers agreement o Tyre management system


 


Management of financial and administration requirements


 


• Monitor and manage costs


• Undertake accurate and timeous forecasting


• Screen all suppliers by comparing costs, quality products 


• Report weekly on projects contract revenue, kilometers and profits


• Monitor and reconcile


• Daily kilometers travelled


• Monitoring fuel


• Rectify problematic vehicle or drivers


• Report on performance of the contact on a monthly basis


• Manage and control all assets that are acquired and disposed of according to the relevant procedure and ensure accurate recording


 


Management of safety, health, environment and quality


 


• Manage housekeeping, safety and quality by ensuring that all housekeeping audits are conducted regularly and that corrective action is taken if required, which includes: o Condition of the vehicles o Appearance of drivers o Appearance of offices


• Manage accidence and insurance


• Ensure accident report keeping system is maintained


• Safety and security orientation


• Implement and manage an effective SHEQ system addressing all safety risks


 


Effective management of human resources


 


• Effective Performance management


• Develop performance standards


• Measure performance accordingly for each position


• Conduct Performance Reviews and evaluate performance on a regular basis


• Coach and provide feedback on possible areas that can be developed or rectified


• Correct performance when required and discuss problem areas and discuss possible actions that can be undertaken


• Ensure effective record keeping by maintaining personal files for all subordinates


• Develop a Workplace Skills Plan by assessing the development and training required by subordinates


• Undertake purposeful recruitment as per operational requirements in line with Recruitment Procedures


• Ensure that planned progress is made in terms of the Employment Equity Plan


• Monitor employee’s remuneration and benefits and compare the monthly staff costs with budgeted allocations 


Grievance


• Human resources report monthly


 


Effective customer relationship management


 


• Undertake effective client relationship management, including client entertainment when necessary


• Audit the quality of service provided through personal interaction with the customer on an ongoing basis and timeous corrective action is taken when required


• Monitoring and measuring


 


ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted


 


Email your CV to susan@farmmanagersa.co.za or upload via this specific position on www.farmmanagersa.co.za or CLICK THIS LINK and apply directly https://www.placementpartner.co.za/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM000298


 


 


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