Crop Manager (Ref: SSCM)

Position in the Agriculture sector in - Guinea
Posted On Thursday 25 August 2022
Job Description:

Main job function

Health and Safety – ensure all operators / drivers have completed and understood essential mandatory training and / or safe working procedures

Ensure the safety of employees under your control

Ensure the safe use and operation of machinery, including completion of daily safety checks

Report and incidents, near misses and safety conversations in a timely manner.

Adequate control of, and prevention of theft of machinery, equipment, stocks, and other assets.

Manage the working hours of staff and company policy.

On going work with the team towards “World Class” Health and Safety.

Agronomy – Managing drill programs to meet customer sales programs

Calibration of all drills, fertilizer spreaders and sprayers

Ordering of seeds, fertilizers, and sprays

Ensure drilling of crops in accordance with the drilling programs

Growing of crips complying with specific PPPL’s and fertilizer standards

Comprehensive variety trials program

Ensure accurate records are continually updated daily

Follow company policies with respect to water contamination / quality and food hygiene / food safety legislation.

Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment – Ensure all machinery and equipment receive timely maintenance

Ensure safety and security of vehicles, tractors, and machinery / equipment

Ensure daily check sheets are accurately completed and submitted to the office in a timely manner

Development – Develop and retain skilled staff through good and timely EPRs and PDPs, providing on – going support for all key staff, including key seasonal staff. Develop a multi skilled and cross functional team to ensure flexibility and up skilling of your team

Explore opportunities and innovate to introduce ne / technology and precision farming techniques, drive teamwork.

Record keeping – effective and efficient planning

Timely, accurate and organized recording of all relevant information

Fully compliant at all times for audits


Agricultural, Health and Safety


The ideal candidate would be responsible for Crop Programs and rotation, land preparation, drilling, irrigation – operations and maintenance, Agronomy, trials, and profit by crop. Reporting to the Farm Manager.

Liaising with Agronomists, Health and Safety Officer, Farm operations, Workshop Teams, Harvest and Weeding Managers, Packhouse, Compliance, finance, and HR Teams.

To produce crops safely and efficiently to World class standards with a strong focus on planning and attention to detail, using the latest technology and ideas available.

Achieve the highest standards of Health and Safety and Food Safety, to complete operations in timely, efficient manner and to program.  Profit by crop, drive teamwork and development, maximize efficiency resources.


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Sharon Smit