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Vacancy for Immediate Employment – Farm Manager

November 3, 2010

Our client is a privately owned indigenous livestock farm situated in the Remo part of Ogun State, Nigeria. In their quest to set the standards in modern livestock production and management, opportunity now exists for a Farm Manager to join a growing team. This is a rare start-up opportunity to participate in the development and growth of an up-and-coming brand.

Job Description:

Candidates must have strong and commanding personality with the abilities to:

a) Raise animals;
b) Organise farm administration and associated businesses, work machinery, and manage staff;
c) Plan finances and production to maintain farm’s progress against budgeted parameters;
d) Operate machinery and feed livestock;
e) Market the farm’s products and buy-in supplies;
f) Arrange the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipments;
g) Plan activities for staff, mentoring and monitoring them;
h) Maintain and monitor the quality of livestock;
i) Understand the implications of the weather and make contingency plans;
j) Make sure that products are ready for deadlines and markets;
k) Ensure that farm activities comply with government regulations;
l) Monitor animal health and welfare;
m) Maintain a detailed knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them;
n) Apply health and safety standards across the farm estate;
o) Monitor and document all production and land use to meet funding requirements;
p) Protect the environment and maintain biodiversity; and
q) Keep financial records up-to-date.

Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal Farm Manager must be:

a) Computer literate;
b) A good team player high in talent, motivation and integrity;
c) Able to demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills; and
d) Able to produce high level report with clarity for the Board.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

1) Minimum of Higher National Diploma or Degree in Animal Science or related discipline plus membership of a relevant Recognised Professional Institute; and
2) At least 7 years proven track record in livestock care coupled with extensive general management experience at near-board level.

Technical and practical competence, coupled with the ability to make sound business decisions would be beneficial.


Very attractive remuneration package comparable to what is obtainable in the industry.

Mode of Application:

Interested candidates should send their application letter and resume not later than 15th December 2010 quoting Ref: ssc/AOFL/11-2K10/genmngr-lnkdn by:

a) Electronic means to; or
b) Postal means to Human Resources, St. Stephen’s Capital, PO Box 320, Ode Remo 121005, Ogun State, Nigeria.

It is a qualifying requirement of the position that successful candidate must be capable of providing employment security bond.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

St. Stephen’s Capital is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on tribe, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion, marital status, age, ethnic origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, and medical condition including genetic characteristics, veteran status, or any other considerations made unlawful by international, federal, state, or local laws.

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