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From the CFU
Here are a few positions that we have. If you are interested in any of the following, contact FIT 04 309800 / email@example.com
Established retail outlet wanting to expand into contract seed production seeking project manager to develop, participate in, or acquire from owners wishing to retire.
Managing Director, with other Sub-Managers, to run 3000 hectare plantation. English would be communicated at all levels. Involvement would be from production – transformation to sales. A Grits producing plant already in place and functional with possibility to increase capacity. The intention is to rotate crops, maize / soya beans – sunflower etc. Remuneration will be disclosed to interested parties.
Farmer required for an expatriate contract for 2/3 years, with a possibility of equity in the business. The incumbent will be responsible for the development of the commercial production of white sorghum potentially under irrigation.
A young (between the age of 25 and 40), single, aggressive, dynamic manager is needed to take over the day to day management of a fertilizer distribution and logistics company based in Dar Es Salaam. The candidate should have an understanding of agriculture and fertilizer combined with some commercial knowledge such as accounting and computer literacy.
following positions also for
- Workshop Manager for a refrigeration transport Company.
- Two youngsters required for cereals, sheep and vegetables
Positions are available to develop and improve yields in several tobacco
Spanish would be an advantage, but not essential. All candidates should be fully conversant in tobacco production from seed beds through to marketing, in particular one person should be able to consult extensively. Also should be fully conversant in floating seed beds. The other three persons would be expected to develop show farms as examples to local farmers.
We had initially communicated that the consultant would start in February 2005 and April 2005 for the other three. Unfortunately this is progressing much slower than anticipated. We will however keep everyone updated on the progress made. All contact details for interested parties have been noted, so will be contacting you individually.
The Farm Manager must definitely be highly motivated and be able to cope with the extreme frustrations he will encounter in a foreign country.
The person must have, or have the potential, to manage and farm at least 3000 hectares of irrigated crops. The initial thrust will be row cropping but this will be expanded as markets demand and game/beef and horticulture are options.
The ability to manage other expats will be required.
A sound mechanical understanding will be essential.
Computer literacy will be a distinct advantage
A proven track record of farming and business abilities is a requirement.
Out of the box thinking would be required as the person will also act as a consultant on farming.
The Leveling Design Manager will have to be someone with agricultural engineering ability, either by qualification or by farming experience associated with a tertiary educational qualification.
An understanding of farming and irrigation is essential, for production of surveys and field designs. Knowledge of computer design will be an advantage, but not essential. However a high level of computer literacy will be vital.
Management will be a major part of the job and the ability to develop teams will be essential.
A mechanical understanding is a must for operation of agricultural machinery. The position will be both mentally and physically demanding so the candidate must be in good health.
The Site Agents will have to have a proven management record, be extremely production and result motivated, be able to work under stress and keep to tight deadlines.
Experience with farming /earthmoving management an advantage.
Computer literacy will be of importance or the ability to learn fast.
A farming or agricultural engineering background is essential.
A business understanding will be vital.
The ability to talk confidently to corporate management will be necessary, so will the ability to integrate socially in small communities.
Details of the above packages will be disclosed to interested parties.
Manager to run a business
We have had a tremendous response to some of the positions that we have available. Please bear in mind that you HAVE to be a member to be considered for any of the positions we have available.
We have on our records, an incumbent that is available immediately and seeking employment. He has knowledge and experience in a variety of fields, including the growing of tobacco, maize and greenhouse roses. He also has reared cattle, has experience in mechanics and irrigation management. Kindly contact our offices for a copy of his CV should you have something on offer.
There are three levels to join
1 Full CFU member is fully paid member of FIT and its committees
2 A full non-farming member gets all Newsletters and opportunities to take part in FIT Committees/Activities and preference for Projects (@ Z$ 250,000 per six months or Z$500,000 per Year. If you are not in a position to pay this and would like to join, please come in and see Alan Jack
3 ADSA listed CVs only