General Manager Job, Current Agricultural Jobs in Kenya July 2020,

JOB TITLE: General Manager


  • Product control – overseeing the activities as per schedule
  • Daily report of staff movement and management
  • Daily construction report
  • Daily reports of accidents and incidents
  • Impromptu inspections
  • Report on timelines of the activities on all the staff and departments
  • Budgets and projections – monthly to ensure we are not overspending and we are right on
  • Daily produce report
  • Farm inspection of infrastructure report
  • Report of any crop incidence and accidents and give solutions
  • Farm Documentation Checklist
  • Watering Schedule for Nursery and Greenhouse
  • Provide a Business plan based on your strategy
  • Share Weekly Training Timetables for your staff with Manuals.
  • Ensure the HR, the Sales, the Accountant, all submit their departmental strategies on time
  • Submit Risk Assessment and Management Report for the site
  • Yield Projection Report per Greenhouse
  • Represent the company in BOD meetings
  • Studying plants and soil in order to develop better planting, cultivation, and harvesting techniques, improve crop yield, and solve problems facing the agriculture industry.
  • Researching, developing, and promoting farming practices or products that diminish the effects of changes in soil, climate, and weather or prevent damage from pests.
  • Assisting with the plant selection process and the development of planting and irrigation schedules, budgets, and timelines.
  • Keeping detailed records regarding fields, customers, crops, and samples.
  • Generating reports and presenting findings to management, clients, or other interested parties.
  • Promoting products and techniques through educational presentations.
  • Directs and coordinates worker activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and recordkeeping.
  • Coordinates growing activities with those of engineering, equipment maintenance, packing houses, and other related departments.
  • Analyzes market conditions to determine acreage allocations.
  • Confers with purchasers and arranges for sale of crops.
  • Contracts with farmers or independent owners for rising of crops or for management of crop production.
  • Records information, such as production, farm management practices, and parent stock, and prepares financial and operational reports.
  • Determines procedural changes in drying, grading, storage, and shipment for greater efficiency and accuracy.
  • Analyzes soil to determine type and quantity of fertilizer required for maximum production.
  • Inspects equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Plans and directs development and production of hybrid plant varieties with high yield or disease and insect resistant characteristics.
  • Purchases machinery, equipment, and supplies, such as tractors, seed, fertilizer, and chemicals.
  • Hires, discharges, transfers, and promotes workers, enforces safety regulations, and interprets policies.
  • Negotiates with bank officials to obtain credit from bank.
  • Evaluates financial statements and makes budget proposals.
  • Perform any other duty given


  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomy, Agriculture, or related field.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel.
  • Proficiency with computers, especially MS Office
  • Exceptional active listening and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong research, decision making, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.
  • Awareness of industry trends, technology, and developments.
  • Presentation skills are also a major plus.
  • At least 7 years’ experience leading a well renown farm

How to Apply

Send your application letter and CV to [email protected] not later than 10th August 2020.