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Agricultural manager

Company:
Chivan Resource Limited
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria
Salary:
160000
Posted:
November 20, 2016
Description:

Agricultural managers enjoy their managerial responsibilities, the chance to work directly with the land and see visible results for their efforts. Key responsibilities include:

forward planning

making policy decisions

budgeting and maintaining accurate financial records

organising sales and purchases of livestock, farm equipment, crops and agricultural products

handling paperwork and keeping administrative records

recruiting, training/instructing and supervising farm workers

making sure that work progresses satisfactorily

ensuring compliance with government regulations and health and safety standards

keeping an up-to-date knowledge of pests and diseases

ensuring that the farm is profitable and meets projected financial targets

organising maintenance/repair of farm property, equipment and machinery

advertising and marketing farm products

Key skills for agricultural managers

Initiative

Flexibility

Good communication

Analytical skills

IT skills

Technical knowledge of the environment

Marketing and sales skills

Teamwork