A well established Farm is looking for an experienced Farm Manager in Botswana. The suitable candidate must currently have a valid work permit
Duties & Responsibilities
Administration for cattle section
Ordering of inputs
Labour – allocation of work & manage over 100 staff.
Allocation of feed rations, feed distribution & recording of stocks
All cattle activities including medical treatments, weighing, branding, tagging etc
Maintain good records on a computerized recording program
Irrigated pasture management & ranch grazing systems
Farm mapping, monitor grazing availability
Maintain & improve water reticulation systems
Guide a team building new fences as well as R & M on existing fences
Maintain & improve on the existing handling facilities
Produce monthly reports
A hands-on, out there on the ranch approach to accomplishing the above tasks
Desired Experience & Qualification
Must have a Tertiary qualification in Agriculture; Animal husbandry and/or similar farming management qualification.
The ideal candidate would have sound knowledge of Breeding Cattle (breeding herd over 1000 breeding cattle).
Feedlot Experience (above 1500 cattle in feed).
Extensive farming experience; Minimum ten years’ cattle farming experience.
Additional experience/knowledge/qualification in cropping will be advantageous.
Minimum five years of managerial/leadership experience leading a team of > 50 people
Strong MS Office knowledge. Computer skills & the ability to maintain computer records of the herd are essential.
A Valid recognised driver’s license and able to drive a motorbike
Package & Remuneration
Market related salary + housing + vehicle