Overview

Responsibilities

 

  • plan finances and production to maintain farm progress against budget parameters
  • undertake practical activities, such as driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock or spraying fields
  • market the farm’s products
  • buy supplies, such as fertilizer and seeds
  • arrange the maintenance and repair of farm buildings, machinery and equipment
  • plan activities for trainee staff, mentoring and monitoring them
  • maintain and monitor the quality of yield, whether livestock or crops
  • understand the implications of the weather and make contingency plans
  • make sure products are ready for markets
  • ensure current government regulations concerning farm activities are complied with
  • ensure that farm activities comply with government regulations
  • maintain a knowledge of pests and diseases and an understanding of how they spread and how to treat them
  • apply health and safety standards across the farm
  • protect the environment and maintaining biodiversity
  • keep financial records up to date.

 

 

Education

Bachelors or Diploma degree in any of the following areas

  • agricultural engineering
  • crop management
  • farm business management
  • horticulture
  • land/estate management.

 

Experience

A significant amount of farming experience or work experience in agricultural practice in GCC or outside the region

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