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Efficacy Construction Company Job Vacancy

Efficacy Construction Company is a Lagos Nigerian-based Building Construction, Civil Engineering and Project Management Company that specializes in all Building Construction, Civil Engineering and Project Management Works. We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Farm Supervisor
Location:
 Lagos
Employment type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Direct and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in agricultural crop production for corporations, cooperatives, or other owners.
  • Assigns duties, such as tilling soil, planting, irrigating, storing crops, and maintaining machines, and assigns fields or rows to workers.

Duties

  • Planning and implementing budgets and production targets
  • Monitoring the quality of the produce and performance of the sections including health and welfare
  • Keeping up to date and accurate records
  • Ensuring the farm is compliant with various legal guidelines and working to minimise the environmental impact of the business, for instance via waste disposal
  • Helping with product marketing and selling to a variety of customers
  • Negotiating with suppliers and buyers
  • Managing any farm diversification activities
  • Determines number and kind of workers needed to perform required work, and schedules activities.
  • Observes workers to detect inefficient and unsafe work procedures or identify problems, and initiates actions to correct improper procedure or solve problem.
  • Issues farm implements and machinery, ladders, or containers to workers and collects them at end of workday.
  • Investigates grievances and settles disputes to maintain harmony among workers.
  • Requisitions and purchases farm supplies, such as insecticides, machine parts or lubricants, and tools.
  • Directs or assists in adjustment, repair, and maintenance of farm machinery and equipment.
  • Determines number and kind of workers needed to perform required work, and schedules activities.
  • Trains workers in methods of field work and safety regulations, and briefs them on identifying characteristic of insects and diseases.
  • Contracts with seasonal workers and farmers to provide employment, and arranges for transportation, equipment, and living quarters.
  • Recruits, hires, and discharges workers.
  • Inspects crops and fields to determine maturity, yield, infestation, or work requirements, such as cultivating, spraying, weeding, or harvesting.

Experience and Skills Requirements

  • Experience in Crop production and Horticulture (in Greenhouses and open field), as well as good understanding of pest management, will be added advantage.
  • Candidate must be able to work under pressure with little supervision
  • Skilled in planning, budgeting and bookkeeping, report and presentation
  • Understands farm economics.
  • Candidate must possess OND/HND or equivalent qualification in Agriculture or Natural Sciences with a minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in practical farming and technical knowledge.
  • Candidate must be committed, willing and able to live and work on the farm.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: careers@efficacyconstruction.com

Application Deadline: 26th March, 2019.

Note: Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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