Farm Manager

at UAE Careers
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted October 13, 2020
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME

Description

 

Farm Manager Abu Dhabi UAE Fruits and Vegetables Renewable contract (JB323)

Salary: AED 25 000 (Approx R112 000 per month) inclusive of housing allowance

Benefits outside of the package: Car, Fuel, Medical Insurance and Visa

Flights: Round trip + once per annum 30 days leave

 

Ultra-High Net Worth Individual in Abu Dhabi is seeking to employ a Farm Manager with extensive experience growing fruits and vegetables, experience in products such as tomatoes, capsicum, dates and alfalfa in a dry/arid region would be ideal.

You would be responsible for the overall management of the farm, overseeing scheduling, preparation, planting, growing, harvesting, processing, packaging and delivery.

 

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Agriculture or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 year's farm management experience including vegetable farming
  • Experience in fertilisation and protection for date palm, fruits (especially mango, orange, banana, ziziphus) alfalfa and rhodes
  • Experience in irrigation water management using a scientific approach
  • Plants propagation techniques
  • Agricultural management in a dryland/arid region
  • Knowledge of international best practice in the production of agricultural products
  • Experience managing large teams
  • Experience working with hydroponic systems (desirable)
  • Valid South African Passport

 

Responsibilities:

  • Management of Open Field, Greenhouse & Net-house production environments
  • Supervisory management of the following key activities:

o Scheduling

o Preparation

o Planting, Growing & Harvesting of crops

o Processing & Packaging of all produce

  • Delivery of all produce from the farm
  • Budgeting and costing of produce-related activities
  • Organisation or fertility assurance and pest control measures
  • Irrigation systems management
  • Oversight of product quality control and post-harvest product management
  • Field scouting, crop rotation and cover cropping

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

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