SOCFINAF Recruits New Staffs. (2017 Jobs)

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15 Mar, 2017

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Agricultural Jobs in Ghana

Socfin SA is a Belgian concern having its origins from the Belgian Congo back in the 1890s, and acquiring its first Malaysian plantation in 1905. Adrian Hallet, a founder of Socfin, planted the first commercial oil palm plantation in Indonesia in 1911. The parent holding company of the Socfin group is Socfinal based in Luxembourg. The group presently has interests in plantation companies throughout Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Guinea, Kenya and Indonesia. These interests usually involve a majority shareholding and are always managed by the group through Socfinco SA based in Brussels.Although Palm Oil and Rubber are its core products the group also produces Coffee and Roses. All produce if not sold locally are exported through Sogescol SA, also based in Brussels. Socfin has always adhered to sound long term sustainable decision making which is probably why it has survived for so long. This cautious approach respects the environment and the culture of the country in which it is operating

Job Title:      Asst. Manager, Oil Palm Dev’t
Grade:           Managerial
Department:   Plantations
Section:          Oil Palm Development
Location:        Daboase

Job Summary:

To manage the Field Operational Activities of the Rubber Development Section of the Plantations Department, plan and develop systems and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiency of the section to leverage for productivity, growth and expansion of the entire Plantations Department and the Company as a whole.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The job holder reports to the Plantations Development Manager of the Company and takes instructions and directives from him in all aspects of work. The duties and responsibilities will among other things include the following:

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  • Surveying
  • Nursery Establishment
  • Land preparation
  • Roads opening and maintenance
  • Lining and holing for seedlings planting
  • Planting of seedlings
  • Fertilization of planted materials
  • Application of pesticides/herbicides
  • Arrangement and Supervision of weeding schedules (field maintenance)
  • Pruning
  • Tapping
  • Evacuation of cup lumps to mill
  • Would be required to prepare Divisional Annual Budgets for the review and approval of the Department Head.
  • Shall submit such Daily, Monthly, Quarterly and Annual reports on the operations under the Assist Manager’s responsibility as would be directed by his or her Department Head and Management.
  • To perform any other duties assigned by the Plantations Development Manager and the Managing Director as and when the situation demands.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Degree in any related field with a minimum of Ten (10) years post national service working experience in similar roles.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite
  • People Management Skills
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Multi tasking skills
  • Team player
  • Knowledge in client/customer service or management
  • Familiar with the operations and management of Agro-based industries
  • Knowledge in contract management
  • Knowledge in farm/planting/tapping management
  • Results oriented

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their application letters and CVs through the e-mail address below:

Plantations SOCFINAF Ghana Ltd.
P.O Box TD 1429
Takoradi

NB: Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.
Deadline for submission of applications: March 18, 2016

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