Home / Aquaculture / JOB ADVERTISEMENT: FARM MANAGER, PALABANA FISHERIES LOCATION: CHIRUNDU, ZAMBIA

JOB ADVERTISEMENT: FARM MANAGER, PALABANA FISHERIES LOCATION: CHIRUNDU, ZAMBIA

About palabana fisheries

Palabana fisheries is one of the leading fingerlings produces firms in zambia. The company operates in lusaka and now has opened a new site in chirundu lusaka province of Zambia

About the role

Palabana fisheries is seeking a Farm Manager to lead all aspects of the firm’s fish farm which includes the hatchery with its productions, water quality management and juvenile fish health. This role provides a unique opportunity to quickly develop a large-scale hatchery and implement best practices from inception.

Responsibilities include:

– Manage all employees including training, scheduling, motivating and evaluating

– Implement of hatchery operating practices and tailor as necessary for local conditions

– Breeding of 1 million fingerlings per week

– Management of selective breeding programme

– Management of health, safety and environment within the hatchery department

Reporting Structure: You will report to the Director

Start Date: 1st April Location: Chirundu , Zambia Period: Renewable three-year contract Remuneration: Competitive

Qualifications/selection criteria:

Required:

  • BSc/BA in related sciences field
  • 5+ years working experience in the aquaculture sector

.Demonstrated experience in commercial hatchery and personal management

  • Good written and spoken English language
  • Driving license

Preferable technical skills:

  • Management of outdoor and indoor large-scale tilapia hatchery pond systems with the use of hapas
  • Management role with a hatchery producing in excess of 1million fingerling per week
  • Experience in establishing and managing selective breeding programmes

Preferable management skills:

  • Proficient using Excel to perform data analysis
  • Proficient using digital management information systems
  • Able to work collaboratively with other department managers to achieve shared goals
  • Can operate transparently and improve with feedback
  • Can continuously adapt and improve operations ahead of changing conditions, technologies and company growth

Must be able to regularly work weekends and potentially non-standard hours

To Apply

Please provide a cover letter and CV to Palabanafisheries@gmail.com Farm Manager” as the Subject line.

About Admin . A

Check Also

REGISTER FOR THE FIRST VIRTUAL CONFERENCE IN WEST AFRICA

REGISTER FOR THE FIRST VIRTUAL CONFERENCE IN WEST AFRICA The aquaculture industry is growing in …

Laisser un commentaire

Votre adresse de messagerie ne sera pas publiée. Les champs obligatoires sont indiqués avec *