Farm manager Jb323

Company: Kontak Recruitment
Job type: Contract
Salary: 25,000 AED/Month
Industry: Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing


Farm Manager | Abu Dhabi UAE | Fruits and Vegetables | Renewable contract (JB323)

Salary: AED 25 000 (Approx R112 000 per month) inclusive of housing allowance

Benefits outside of the package: Car, Fuel, Medical Insurance and Visa

Flights: Round trip + once per annum 30 days leave


Ultra-High Net Worth Individual in Abu Dhabi is seeking to employ a Farm Manager with extensive experience growing fruits and vegetables, experience in products such as tomatoes, capsicum, dates and alfalfa in a dry/arid region would be ideal.

You would be responsible for the overall management of the farm, overseeing scheduling, preparation, planting, growing, harvesting, processing, packaging and delivery.


Minimum requirements

·        Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Agriculture or a related field

·        Minimum of 10 year's farm management experience including vegetable farming

·        Experience in fertilisation and protection for date palm, fruits (especially mango, orange, banana, ziziphus) alfalfa and rhodes

·        Experience in irrigation water management using a scientific approach

·        Plants propagation techniques

·        Agricultural management in a dryland/arid region

·        Knowledge of international best practice in the production of agricultural products

·        Experience managing large teams

·        Experience working with hydroponic systems (desirable)

·        Valid South African Passport



·        Management of Open Field, Greenhouse & Net-house production environments

·        Supervisory management of the following key activities:

o   Scheduling

o   Preparation

o   Planting, Growing & Harvesting of crops

o   Processing & Packaging of all produce

·        Delivery of all produce from the farm

·        Budgeting and costing of produce-related activities

·        Organisation or fertility assurance and pest control measures

·        Irrigation systems management

·        Oversight of product quality control and post-harvest product management

·        Field scouting, crop rotation and cover cropping





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