We have an awesome opportunity for a Farm Supervisor to manage our client’s farm in Lesotho! This is a chance for you to work with a cannabis firm that is moving and shaking the industry in Africa. If you are excited by the prospect of spending 70% of your time on the farm and have a good knowledge and understanding of the ISO FFSC 22000, then keep reading…
To be the person our client is looking for, you will be a previously trained grower/farm supervisor with a degree or diploma in Farming. You will have 8+ years post qualification farming experience with a proven track record of managing farms smoothly and efficiently. Your passion for smart tech will shine through your application along with your eagerness to contribute ideas for continual system improvements and implementations. It is your knowledge of cannabis that will put you ahead of the rest! You are someone who enjoys new challenges, has excellent attention to detail and will ensure all regulations, audits and inspections of the growth facility will be complied with. Your responsibilities will include supervising all phases of plant growth, managing daily records for production accuracy – making it essential you have great reporting skills, ensuring the cleanliness of the facility, and troubleshooting and identifying corrective measures for nutrient deficiencies or toxicities in plants and soils. Additionally, as this role is based in Cape Town with the plants in Lesotho, you will be required to travel regularly.
If you think you’ve got what it takes and can tell us why you’re the best person for this role, apply now!
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We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.
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Degree or Diploma in Farming
8+ years post qualification farming experience
Proven track record of managing farms smoothly and efficiently
Good knowledge of ISO FFSC 200 standards
Your responsibilities include supervising all phases of plant growth, applying fertilizer and plant protection products, managing preventative maintenance, following SOP’s in all tasks, and carrying out integrated pest management programmes to manage pests and diseases.
Quality-driven with high attention to detail
Quick thinker with good problem-solving skills
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Robust analytical skills
Good time management
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently