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Sugar Agricultural Manager

Millar Cameron are a global leader in agribusiness recruitment, and in the past 12 years have been working with agricultural organisations across the Global South. We are currently supporting a diversified agri industrial business with the recruitment of their Sugar Agricultural Manager.

The Role

Reporting to the General Manager, the Sugar Agricultural Manager will direct all aspects of the sugar agricultural production, from the strategic planning, to monitoring the implementation, in order achieve all targets set. The position is based in the Pacific Islands.

The Sugar Agricultural Manager’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
The preparation of strategic and operational plans, in line with the corporate direction for the long-term development of the business
The preparation of targets (weekly and annually) for all areas of the operations
Monitoring the progress of the plans and targets, carrying out field inspections and reporting as required
Overseeing the purchasing of equipment, materials and plant to ensure the targets for cane production and delivery are met
Ensuring all records are kept up to date and the data is analysed to provide management advice
Liaising with the Agriculture Research department, identifying key technical sugar agronomic constraints
Working closely with the workshop department
Liaising with the Sustainability department, ensuring plans and strategies are in place to minimise environmental damage
Ensuring staff receive training and career development programs
Monitoring the performance of staff, providing overall direction

The successful Sugar Agricultural Manager will have:
A Degree in Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy, or similar related field
At least 15 years’ experience in large scale estate agriculture
At least 5 years’ experience in sugar cane
Strong verbal and written communication
Good interpersonal and managerial skills

To apply for this position please provide an up to date copy of your CV.

Since 2007 Millar Cameron has specialised in sourcing leadership and keyperson talent across a number of industries, including agribusiness, international development, industrial, consumer, financial and professional services, private equity, and technology, media and telecommunications. Our mission and purpose is to positively contribute to the development of Africa, and other emerging markets, through the provision of people.

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