FARM MANAGER I – Kenya Methodist University

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Reporting to the Director, KeMU Holdings Services Limited, this position is responsible for efficient Management of the University Farm.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

The successful candidate will:

  1. To Manage the University farm as a profitable enterprise
  2. To coordinate all activities and operations of the farm
  3. To prepare farm budget and work plans
  4. To ensure cost effectiveness and timely procurements of the farm inputs
  5. To evaluate and recommend the right farm enterprise mix
  6. Marketing and selling of farm produce
  7. Maintaining effective pest and diseases control for both crops and livestock enterprises
  8. Managing farm workers and casuals
  9. Protecting environment and maintaining biodiversity
  10. Maintenance of farm Infrastructure, machinery and equipment
  11. Practicing Climate Smart Agriculture
  12. Implementing short term Agricultural Trainings and outreach activities
  13. Ensuring farm activities comply with government regulations
  14. Monitoring animal health and welfare
  15. Applying health and safety standards across the farm
  16. Monitoring and documenting all produce and land use to meet funding requirements
  17. Keeping up to date financial, and other farm records
  18. Accounting for revenue from the farm

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 



The suitable candidate should have the following qualifications and experience:



  1. Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or Agriculture or Horticulture or Agricultural Engineering from a recognized institution
  2. Have at least five (5) years of relevant work experience in management of a busy mixed farm enterprise and excellent work performance
  3. Must be registered with a relevant body
  4. Knowledge of Human Resource Management and budgeting will be a definite advantage
  5. Have Technical and Practical competence in crop and livestock management
  6. Have good understanding of public procurement system and government regulations related to farm activities


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