St. Vincent Cocoa Company (SVCC)
Is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced individual to fill the position of
Farm Manager - Leeward
Responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient day to day operations on assigned parcels of lands in accordance with SVCC’s guidelines and practices.
General Description/ Scope
Reporting to the Senior Farm Manager and Managing Director, the Farm Manager will:
Direct and coordinate worker activities, such as planting, pruning, disease control, harvesting,
Ensure effective staff management, discipline, discharge and transfer workers, enforce safety regulations, implement policy and manage payroll
Coordinate farms with our nursery, handling facility and main office
Record keeping of field establishment, maintenance and other operational reports.
Ensuring equipment is properly used and maintained
Ordering equipment, fertilizer and chemicals when required
Liaise with the necessary personnel at the office to ensure updates and deadlines are met.
At least four years’ farm management experience of larger-scale farming and management of labor
Skills and Competencies
Knowledge of general farm practices.
Strong organizational, team building and problem-solving skills.
Effective communication skills including the ability to prepare reports
Committed to delivery of a quality product
Ability to meet deadlines and be able to work with minimum supervision
Ambitious, energetic, enthusiastic, dependable, effective-communicator, flexible, problem-solver
Application should be submitted in writing to:
Position of Farm Manager
St. Vincent Cocoa Company Ltd
P.O Box 1774, Kingstown
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Application should include CV / résumé, proof of qualification, two personal references and employment testimonials