Job - Farm General Manager

Job Title: Farm General Manager

Job Order #: EH-8702

Location: Southwest Nebraska

Salary Range: $0 - $150000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: Very Nice 5 Bedroom Home

QUALIFICATIONS:

- BS Agronomy, Business, MBA or related fields
- 5+ years of experience in a senior management role within a comparable structure or operation
- Experience managing an extended team is preferred
- Demonstrated expertise in Crop Production
- Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to professionally represent the farm in business and environmental areas
- Demonstrated understanding of operational planning, and financial and human resource management
- Excellent judgement and problem-solving skills
- An entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative working style
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is representing a Nebraska Farm in their search for an experienced Farm General Manager for an absentee owner. This person will lead farm production operations with primary focus on maximizing quality and revenue through their cropping operations. They will provide consultation and support to additional farming operations (including but not limited to hay and row crop production, sales, marketing, real estate, etc.) The General Manager utilizes expertise and best agriculture and land management practices to direct day-to-day operations of the farm in order to meet identified environmental and revenue goals. The General Manager will supervise full and part time employees as necessary. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Ability to effectively lead and motivate a team in the direction of the outlined mission • Coordinates and implements crop management activities, including the preparations for future growth, as outlined in the Farm Business Plan • Communicates with Owner and outgoing General Manager on daily assessments of the farm and its goals • Monitors the effectiveness of implemented crop management strategies to ensure goals are being met. • Assists in the recruitment, hiring, and training of Farm employees, and effectively manages personnel schedules and conflicts. • Communicates with the owner to ensure infrastructure, equipment, and tools are in good working order and assists in overseeing maintenance as necessary. Maintains regular and effective communication with owner on progress, budget, opportunities, and risks • Purchases supplies, equipment, and contracts for necessary operations, meticulously tracking expenses and managing the annual budget • Engages with contractors on large-scale projects such as buildings, irrigation and installation, well fixes, and housing upgrades • Builds relationships with potential customers • Maintains strong local relationships through regular and open communication • Able to handle other duties as required or assigned.


Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Eric Hansen at eric@hansenagriplacement.com or call 308-382-7351. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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