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Exxaro is hiring a Foreman to manage Farms which include, livestock, crops, infrastructure, and equipment

Exxaro is hiring a Foreman to manage Farms which include, livestock, crops, infrastructure, and equipment


3 years  Mixed farming experience relating to Live Stock and Crops  (Essential/Minimum)  Operational


Exxaro is hiring a Foreman to manage Farms which include, livestock, crops, infrastructure, and equipment

QUALIFICATIONS:

•    Grade 12/Standard 10 Technical (Essential/Minimum)
•    N Certificate: Mixed Farming System (Essential/Minimum)
•    Certificate First Line Management (Essential/Minimum)
•    NH Dip: Agric Irrigation Planning (Recommended/Desirable or)
•    Diploma Cattle And Sheep Farming (Recommended/Desirable or)
•    Diploma Agriculture (Recommended/Desirable)

EXPERIENCE: 

  • 3 years  Mixed farming experience relating to Live Stock and Crops  (Essential/Minimum)  Operational

REQUIREMENTS: 

•    Psychometric Assessment (Essential/Minimum)
•    Certificate of Fitness (Essential/Minimum)
•    Pub Driv Lic:Code B ( Essential/Minimum )

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Best Practice and Knowledge Management    

• Develop and maintain a functional specialist network to benchmark current processes as well as new developments in specific fields
• Ensure application of best practice in crop and livestock management
• Continually identify and report improvement opportunities


Compliance, Governance and Assurance    

• Provide and participate in governance systems for best practice
• Adhere to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and comply with company specific Safety Health and Environmental (SHE) policies and procedures


Crop Management    

• Plan and implement crop type and schedule
• Analyse earth composition, plan and application type and amount of fertiliser
• Plan and spray crops with relevant insecticides
• Maintain irrigation schedules
• Plan and manage cropping
• Manage selling and distribution of crops


Effective People Management    

• Provide leadership and direction in selection, development and motivation of staff
• Manage subordinates’ Key Performance Areas (KPA’s) by setting and monitoring performance standards and taking action to correct deviations to achieve departmental objectives
• Foster an environment that focuses on process execution excellence, high performance and continuous improvement and individual contributions
• Promote teamwork, provide support and manage performance by creating and maintaining individual development plans of subordinates


Live Stock Management    

• Manage breading programme to prevent in breading
• Ensure preventative vaccination programme are adhered to
• Manage balanced feeding program across farm to prevent environmental deterioration of fields
• Do continuous health analyses to prevent serious illnesses
• Keep stock count and age analyses
• Manage marketing and selling of stock


Operational Effectiveness    

• General maintenance and management of the farm
• Plan and organize the activities on the farm
• Plan, organise and schedule tasks on a continued basis
• Provide guidance and advice to the farm workers on all tasks and activities
• Implement fertilization programme and the prepare farmlands for crops can be planted
• Ensure the desired quantities of fertilizer and weed killer are administered. After the cropping the products are processed, sorted and packed
• Supervise the care taking of the animals and the control of illnesses
• Provide relevant and specialised support to applicable stakeholders
• Do first line and Routine work maintenance on farming equipment, vehicles and infrastructure


Safe and Healthy Work Environment    

• Maintain and ensure healthy environment, safe operations and practices, ensuring compliance with all applicable SHE policies and procedures in line with set standards
• Encourage culture that focuses on safety in all operations
• Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations

Behavioural Alignment    

Demonstrates the following:
• Creativity, collaboration, sociable and awareness to the ecosystem
• Stewardship, accountability, ability to develop trust, safety conscious and ethical
• Ability to respond quickly to business needs/agility, flexibility, continuous learning, innovation and proven ability to experiment on creative business solutions
• Ability to be inclusive, eagerness for multiple skills, embraces multiple cultures, accepts different approaches and be human-centric/empathetic
• Results oriented, quality driven, excellence, entrepreneurial abilities, efficient and effective

DEADLINE: 02 May 2024

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