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Farm Manager - Rearing in Eastern Cape - Sovereign Foods

Sovereign Foods

Sovereign Foods is a public company listed on the JSE and one of the major poultry producers in Africa. Based in the Eastern Cape, it is a business focused on the prosperity and welfare of the South African people by supplying quality and affordable protein products to all sectors of the population. Recruiter from sector Agriculture

    About this job ad 21 September

    Salary

  • Negotiable
  • Province

  • Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape
  • Description


  • Sovereign Foods, a national supplier of top quality poultry products to markets via various brands is seeking to employ a Farm Manager for its Rearing operations, within the Breeder Division.
    It holds the TASK grade T09 and reports to the Rearing Area Manager. The incumbent of this position will be expected to achieve the required rearing KPIs, which ultimately ensure that the company’s day old chick requirements are met.
    The ideal incumbent will have an Agricultural Diploma; one year’s experience in PS management in rearing birds and supervision of a team.
    Results Required
    • Contribute to the achievement of rearing birds KPIs on the facility
    • Ensure that all houses and assets are kept in perfect operating condition throughout the cycle
    • Rigid SOP and BRC adherence in all operational aspects
    • Ability to manage costs and run the farm within the allocated budget
    • Ability to oversee and guide the maintenance effort on the farm to achieve KPIs
    • Contribute to ensuring the safe working conditions of employees on site
    • Complete and submit reports, planning schedules and data analysis reports as required
    • Focus on cost control by ensuring that the farm is efficiently run
    • Ensure that the Company is not exposed to any form of risk or loss in the area under your direct supervision.
    Critical Competencies
    • Ability to mobilise and discipline the workforce assigned to the farm
    • Ability to work Flexi-time, standby, public holidays, weekend duties, as operationally required
    • Be a quick learner who is able to analyze and interrogate data to optimize performance
    • Be attentive to detail and have good planning and organizational skills in a changing environment
    • Computer literacy
    • Excellent knowledge of aspects related to animal husbandry and stockmanship
    • Strong leadership abilities
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    As Sovereign Foods is an equal opportunity employer, preference will be given to applicants of designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act.
    Only appropriately qualified and experienced individuals should submit a details CV, copies of relevant certificates and a copy ID to the HR Teams.

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Years of experience: 1
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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  • Farm Manager - Rearing in Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape

  • Recruiter

    Sovereign Foods
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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