Head of Plantation

Posted : 29 June, 2021
Location : Yaoundé, Cameroun
Category : Agro-Industrie/Agriculture
Job type : Full Time


The Head of Plantation leads Hevea Cameroun S.A. (Hevecam) agricultural department in Cameroon, reporting directly to the Hevecam Chief Executive Officer and a member of the executive committee.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage all rubber replant, maintenance and tapping activities to ensure that the company meets production and quality targets
  • Organization and management of transport of all crop to the factory
  • Ensure implementation of the company’s sustainability policy
  • Implement practices to optimize yield and cost of all field processes
  • Develop and manage the programme to increase external rubber supply from smallholder farmers
  • Develop and monitor the annual operating budget and provide regular reports on all KPIs to senior management
  • Develop and manage the agricultural capital expenditure budget inline with the company’s long-term strategic goals
  • Support Hevecam’s overall business strategy as a member of the Executive Committee

 

Requirements:

  • An agricultural engineer or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years' experience in managing plantations
  • Experience in multicultural environments is an asset
  • A proven track record in managing large teams
  • Autonomous with excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in French and English is recommended for internal and external communication
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • This role is based in Cameroon, Niete

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