Farm Manager at Farmyad Enterprises

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Farm Manager

Location: Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time

Overview

  • We are looking for an experienced livestock farmer to manage a startup farm located around Mowe, Ogun State area. The manager will spend many hours weekly conducting research on methods to improve egg production and reduce bird mortality.
  • In addition, the manager will perform a long list of duties that range from checking feed readings to testing birds in houses for the presence of disease.
  • The ideal candidate will be someone with a keen understanding of the anatomy, physiology, and performance of commercial layers.
  • Manager will live on Farm Premises.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible to implement, and enforce policies that cover feed efficiency, egg production, and mortality goals.
  • Responsible for developing an annual production system for the farm (as applicable.)
  • Responsible for training all new house employees.
  • Responsible for performing, communicating, and evaluating post mortem inspections of birds. This will be required on a Weekly basis.
  • Responsible for making feed recommendations based on egg quality and monthly bird performance.
  • Responsible for training, implementing, and enforcing all animal welfare policies as defined by Farm Management.
  • Responsible to oversee that production and feed goals are followed and for accurately reporting progress weekly
  • Responsible for Managing Livestock waste

Sales and Marketing:

  • Assist with marketing, sales and distribution of all livestock and livestock produce
  • Communicate with customers and CSA members including emails, Facebook, Instagram posts, etc. regarding current production offering etc.
  • Provide current content for website and advertisements.
  • Participate in appreciation gatherings for volunteers

Operations and Finance:

  • Track farm operations and data
  • Assist with Purchase orders for all farming supplies, tools and equipment
  • Manage products/inventory tracking in accounting and on-line sales systems
  • Ensure property is maintained for safety, participate in property/liability reviews and remediation efforts
  • Be responsible for compliance with all city, county and state agricultural, food and safety policies, including permits etc.
  • Create annual budget for farm related activities and track performance against budget by updating sales (essentially automated), expenses and capital expenditures on an ongoing basis on a timely basis. Participate in quarterly financial review meetings.

Other Support and Note:

  • Be responsible for feeding, providing water and collecting eggs of farm animals (12 chickens, 5 ruminants) during normal working hours and when Owners are on vacation.

Education

  • B.Sc. / M.Sc. Degree in Agriculture with 5 years Experience.

Skills and Qualities Required:

  • Must be patient, diligent and honest
  • Must be organized, with strong planning skills to ensure operations are efficient
  • Strong communication skills required to interact with customers and volunteers
  • A serious interest in farming as a lifestyle and livelihood

Application Deadline
17th June, 2021.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the e-mail.

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