Assistant Farm Manager
FARM AND AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT:
1) Records Management:
Inputs receiving and issuing out.
Stores issues, receiving and inventory management and reconciliation.
Labour Management records (time books, leave management and planning).
Financial records management.
Crop and Livestock production, management and marketing records.
Recording and interpretation of weather information.
Generation of monthly reports that are to be assessed and signed by farm manager.
Assisting the farm clerk, bookkeeper in dealing with records generation and management.
Preparing of farm budgets per enterprise that is crops department, animal department and workshop that is calculation of overall farm profitability on partial budgets.
Labour management (applying appropriate conflict resolution methods in an amicable manner)
Animal Production Department: (Cattle, Pig, Sheep, Goats, Fish, Rabbits,
Mixing ingredients and formulation of feed rations, making blocks and hays, adding feed additives and upgrade feed, troubleshooting nutritional problems.
Herd health management, appreciating hygienic standards, applying drugs through injections, oral and water, dressing wounds, preparing vaccination calendar/routine and inspecting stock for pests and diseases.
Routine operations; castrate using various methods- burdizzo, elastrator, knife etc, dehorn using various methods, scoring body conditions of animals, selection of stock.
Veld and grazing management
Management of special animals
Crop Production Department: (Commercial Maize, Seed maize, Commercial Tobacco, Seed Tobacco, Sugar beans, Soyabeans, Tomato, Cucumber, Cabbage and Potato)
Calibration of planters, fertilizer spreaders, sprayers and ridgers.
Agronomic practices: Land preparation, planting and all post-planting operations for example; fertilization techniques, cultural practises and scouting
Farm mechanisation/Agricultural engineering
Workshop skills, farm mechanicals and maintenance
Farm machinery management
Irrigation management; proper scheduling, pivot operation and sprinkler layout
Soil and water conservation
Sales and Marketing Assistant
-Plan and execute all digital marketing, including SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns.
-Design, build and maintain our social media presence
-Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
-Identify trends and insights, and optimize spend and performance based on the insights
-Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies
-Plan, execute, and measure experiments and conversion tests
-Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
-Utilize strong analytical ability to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points
-Instrument conversion points and optimize user funnels
-Collaborate with agencies and other vendor partners
-Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
Diploma in Agriculture
-Agronomy and Soil Science
-Crop Production: All Sorts
-Animal Science and Production
-Agriculture Engineering and Irrigation Management