Deputy General Manager – Agricultural unit – Abeba Gidey Trading House PLC

Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resource

Abeba Gidey Trading House PLC

  • Oversee and improve manufacturing operations, establishing and driving production goals and developing organizational structures.
  • Overall management and cost control of the farm department.
  • Establish the farm’s development and cropping plan.
  • Responsible for developing and adhering to all budgets, targets and costing of operations.
  • Plan and be responsible for the training, mentoring and monitoring of all farm employees
  • Apply health and safety standards across the farm
  • Weekly across the board progress reports with ownership
  • Regular performance appraisals of all farm employees to ensure standards are upheld
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and standard operating procedures, providing resources
  • Analyzing existing operations, crops, livestock, staff, and financial documents and recommending improvements.
  • Preparing plans and schedules for planting and harvesting and ensuring staff understands expectations.
  • Visiting the different divisions to inspect crops, livestock, and also perform tests on soil and water.
  • Ensuring seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and other supplies are regularly restocked.
  • Scheduling repairs, maintenance, and replacement of equipment and machinery.
  • Handling the marketing and sale of products produced on the farm like fruit, vegetables, dairy, meat, and grain.
  • Ensuring all staff adheres to health and safety regulations.
  • Assisting with the recruitment and training of new staff members.
  • Collaborating with senior staff to prepare budgets and financial reports.
  • Building professional networks and keeping abreast of developments in agricultural science.
  • Oversee employee hiring, training, human capital development, and management, providing guidance to leadership teams.
  • Manage finances, monitoring budgets, expenses, and product unit costs to drive revenue and margin projections.
  • Maximizes the revenue of the company through applying a candid approach by developing and applying marketing and sales program
  • Coordinates efforts by establishing procurement, production, marketing, field, and technical services policies and practices; and coordinating actions with corporate staff.
  • Builds company image by collaborating with customers, government, community organizations, and employees; and enforcing ethical business practices.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards..
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Minimum Professional requirement

  • Systematic market survey & interpretation skill
  • Ability to design attainable operation plan
  • Objective task Measurement, management & reporting skill
  • Innovative resource mobilization & utilization skill
  • Product specific and market customized communication skill
  •  Innovative marketing, customer and partners psychology management skill
  • Efficient resource management skill
  • Contemporary fund plantation &  resource utilization skill
  •  Comprehensive understanding on local business & corresponding trade laws
  • Fascinating promotional & collaboration skill of Organizational manpower
  • Ability to work under stressful environment
  •  Inclination to impart positive energy and passion of overcoming challenges 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Degree in agricultural business; agricultural economics; or agricultural science background with management;  Bsc degree above 10 years and MA 8 years of related managerial experience preferably in manufacturing companies