Svelte Global Company is a fast-growing consulting firm that provides quality services in areas of recruitment, manpower management and other human resource consulting services.
We have over time worked with clients in different industry sectors ranging from SMEs and large organisation. We are time conscious and dedicated in delivering quality services to both our client and customers.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Cashew Plantation Manager
Job Type: Full Time
The Technical Director will be responsible for leading the technical / pm team in developing the technical approach for all major elements and then providing oversight during execution with vendors and strategic partners.
Primary tasks include concept feasibility, scope of work development and review, vendor assessment and selection, vendor oversight, project delivery, management, risk identification and mitigation, field installation strategy, oversight of field test and adjust.
In addition to the safety and technical aspects of the job, budget, schedule and creative constraints will be incorporated into all decisions.
Develop the project plan for the establishment of up to 100,000 HaSustainable CashewPlantation and set-up of a sustainableCashewMilling Factory.
Manage the plantation end-to-end. Make direct technical and commercial contributions to projects as required relative to design, sourcing, engineering, right seed selection, farming bestpractices, land yield improvements, code and standards compliance, and technical systems achievement of creative and business goals.
Recruit talent and build theorganization(up to 500 people).
Possess strong relationships and networks in the CashewAgribusiness landscape.
Review all scope of work and RFPs.
Reviews/develops the technical plans and progress forFarmForteprojects as assigned. Enforces specifications, standards, and technical contracting methods.
Leads the project technical team in assessing and mitigating commercial, technical and schedule risk.
Develop and execute innovations/inventions that provide increased productivity.
Drive safety improvements across project. Monitor compliance with regulations and internal standards; develop new safety technologies; and ensure that safety protocols reflect plantation and factory best practices and cutting-edge ideas.
Works seamlessly across multiple, cross-functional and cross-cultural teams atFarmForteto ensure a best in class project delivery.
Is able to establish contacts and work with senior levels of leadership within the potential partner or customer organization effectively and strike long-term, mutually beneficial relationships.
Education & Experience
Master's degree in relevant field from a reputable university.
At 10 to 15 years technical and business experience, of which 10 years in technical leadership position in Palm Plantation development and management, and 5 years in engineering.
Have spent 2 years as an Expatriate in an emerging market, Africa will be an added advantage.
Strong market orientation, entrepreneurial and innovative thinker.
Result-oriented, able to self-start, passionate about technology and agriculture, proven track record of managing multi-million dollar projects on time and budget.
Embraces complexity, multi-disciplinary, curious, appreciates different perspectives and cultures.