Farm Manager | Abu Dhabi UAE | Fruits and Vegetables | Renewable contract (JB323)
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Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia
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Posted 12 October 2020

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Farm Manager | Abu Dhabi UAE | Fruits and Vegetables | 1 year - 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 

Responsibilities: 

  • Management of Open Field, Greenhouse & Net-house production environments 
  • Supervisory management of the following key activities: 
    • Scheduling
    • Preparation
    • Planting, Growing & Harvesting of crops 
    • 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