Closing date: 20 Mar 2017

FARM MANAGER


A suitably qualified experienced and motivated candidate is sought on our forestry estate. The successful incumbent will take responsibility for “on-site” farming operations by co-ordinating and executing the various day to day activities.


Main areas of responsibility will include:

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated individual with a tertiary qualification in agriculture or forestry. Fluency in isiZulu, basic mechanical know-how and strong planning and organising abilities is required. A minimum of five to ten years’ experience in all aspects of forestry/sugar cane production, of which five years on a management level, is required.

Key performance areas include:

  • From sound knowledge base, management of all day to day aspects of cane faming ensuring compliance to best farming practice.
  • Manage all day to day aspects of forestry operations in line with FSC standards.
  • Plan harvesting operations in line with allocation requirements from manufacturing division.
  • Ensure compliance to sound people practices in line with company policy and for building a motivated, skilled workforce.
  • Plan, implement, co-ordinate and record daily farming activities in accordance to annual operation objectives as set by Agricultural Manager.

The successful candidate will be required to perform standby- and fire duties on the farm.

Interested parties should forward their curriculum vitae for attention Desiree Moodley
at fax number: 033 5011187 or email recruit@ucl.co.za or by post:

Human Resources Department
Attention: Desiree Moodley
UCL Company (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 1
Dalton
3236