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Vacancy for Farm Manager at One Loop Solutions

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One Loop Farm is a private organization with interests in agriculture. We are looking for a young, vibrant and diligent farm officer that will oversee the day to day management of our fish farms in the capacity below:

Job Title: Farm Manager

Location: Kwara

Qualifications and Work Experience

  • A relevant degree or HND in any of the following subjects may be useful:
    • Agriculture;
    • Aquaculture;
    • Fisheries studies/management;
    • Marine sciences/oceanography
  • A minimum of 3 years practical relevant experience working in a fishery
  • In-depth knowledge of fish feed management, water management, farm record keeping.

Skills
You will need to have:

  • High levels of physical fitness
  • People and resource management skills
  • Business and social skills to deal with customers regularly (retail and wholesale buyers)
  • Numeracy, for calculating feeding regimes and for invoicing purposes.
  • Skilled in use of Microsoft Office Suite of tools especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be a licensed driver

Responsibilities
The fishery officer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Plan breeding programmes and grow schedules to obtain maximum efficiency;
  • Adhere to environmental standards;
  • Calculate the feeding regime and track fish growth performance.
  • Monitor the health of the fish and treat them when appropriate;
  • Apply different water management techniques and ensure the water supply is of a sufficient quality for the stock;
  • Adapt to new technologies as they develop and learn practical skills;
  • pay close attention to detail, to avoid expensive fish losses in what can Be a high-risk industry;
  • Possess stock skills such as fish handling, spawning, grading and harvesting;
  • Maintain records of stocks;
  • Provide fishery consultancy services as required
  • Market and sell the fish – although this responsibility depends on the individual farm;
  • A strong level of professionalism is essential for this role.
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What we offer

  • Fixed salary plus other bonus
  • 20 days leave
  • Accomodation
  • Transport subsidy
  • Plus an assistant

Deadline: 2nd October, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: jobs@oneloopsolution.com

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