Farm Manager

Recruitment Matters Africa

Location: Zambia


A large Commercial Farming Business in Zambia, seeks to employ the services of a mature reliable manager for their business to hands-on manage, oversee, co-ordinate the row cropping & tree crop operations.ROLE

Full responsibility for the arable section of the company. This includes the Cropping and Tree orchard sections.



  • Tertiary qualification in Agriculture or similar farming management qualification.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • The ideal candidate would have sound knowledge of Farming, particularly potato and row cropping (maize, wheat, soya).
  • Tree crops experience a benefit, but not required.
  • Administrative, financial and project or operational management experience.
  • Extensive farming experience; Minimum ten years farming experience.
  • Minimum five years of managerial/leadership experience leading a team of > 50 people.
  • Strong MS Office knowledge. Computer skills & the ability to maintain computer records of the herd are essential. Experienced with Cattle management programs will be advantageous.
  • Age- 35 to 50 years of age.


  • High level of initiative and integrity.
  • Ability to adapt to new situations.
  • Must possess excellent leadership skills.
  • Should be a team player, diligent and hardworking.
  • Must be firm and impartial in the affairs of his staff.
  • Willing to accept additional responsibilities.


  • Salary – (dependant on experience).
  • Housing- suitable housing provided on site.
  • Vehicle – Provided.
  • Medical Aid- Allowance provided.

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