Job - Jamaica Farm Manager

Job Title: Jamaica Farm Manager

Job Order #: EH-7799

Location: Jamaica

Salary Range: $0 - $150000

Commission / Bonus: Opportunity to earn equity/options D.O.E.

Benefits: Negotiable

QUALIFICATIONS:

- Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Agricultural Sciences, Horticultural Sciences, Agricultural Engineering or Agricultural Economics is preferred, however individuals with equivalent extensive on-the-job training or a Bachelor of Science degree in one of the above majors along with all of the rest of the appropriate experience and expertise will still be considered.
- Minimum 5 years of experience in management of large commercial cultivation operation(s) is a must, preferably supervising 1,000s of acres in different locations. Some experience with cannabis cultivation is preferred, but not required. Specialized management experience in commercial cannabis cultivation is a significant plus. Additional experience in both the public sector (such as RADA - the Rural Agricultural Development Authority) in Jamaica and private sectors (i.e., in the sugar, coffee or banana industries) in Jamaica would be ideal.
- Proficiency with statistical process control measures involved with commercial cultivation.
- Familiarity with equipment and infrastructure necessary for both indoor and outdoor commercial cannabis cultivation.
- Familiarity with Good Agricultural Practices.
- Strong written and verbal communication capabilities.
- Good community relationship management skills.
- Ability to consistently meet time-based goals.
- Ability to prepare and operate within a budget.
- Good personnel management.
- Highly organized.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and basic accounting software.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is searching for
a progressive Farm Manager for an upstart company on the island of Jamaica. Manager will hire and manage staff for all areas of cultivation (potentially two independent sites). Designate supervisors for different areas of operations and coordinate with them for task delegation, labor allocation, efficiency and accountability. Create and maintain standard operating procedure manuals and practices in all areas of cultivation ensuring uniformity and standardization in production. Manage the development and implementation of a site development plan for the cultivation areas of the site as necessitated by the comprehensive cultivation plan. Coordinate with contractors and personnel for site preparation such as clearing vegetation, grading or leveling land, soil preparation, etc. Designate locations for all propagation and cultivation areas. Manage the design of an irrigation and drainage plan for the site. Oversee any necessary construction involved. Coordinate the design and oversee the installation of all internal security infrastructure involved with cultivation. Manage the development of desired soil and nutrient profiles for grow areas. Manage the development and implementation of watering and nutrient schedule for all grow areas. Manage the development and implementation of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) system. Pursue continuing improvements to equipment, infrastructure, and methods to keep cultivation operations on the cutting edge. Generate crop production and cultivation reports on a weekly, monthly and per-batch basis. Generate harvest reports and maintain all reporting as required by the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) of Jamaica. Manage the development of a community education and relationship management program. Host Company Directors, CLA personnel and any other government or regulatory officials on-site and maintain a working dialogue. Ensure that the farm remains in compliance with all CLA regulations and standards established by the Company Directors.


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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