Agriculture Engineer/Farm Manager

at Lootah Group of Companies
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 29, 2020
Category Agriculture
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Agriculture Engineer/Farm Manager Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing agricultural operations and looking at new technologies and ways of doing things to improve land use, increase yields, and conserve resources.
  • Analyzing existing operations, staff and financial documents and recommending improvements.
  • Preparing plans and schedules for planting and harvesting and ensuring staff understand expectations.
  • Waste management, including agricultural residues, and fertilizer runoff
  • Water management, conservation, and storage for production
  • Visiting the different divisions to inspect crops, fruits and also perform tests on soil and water.
  • Ensuring seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, and other supplies are regularly restocked.
  • Scheduling repairs, maintenance, and replacement of equipment and machinery.
  • Handling the marketing and sale of products produced on the farm like fruit, vegetables
  • Ensuring all staff adhere to health and safety regulations.
  • Assisting with the recruitment and training of new staff members.
  • Collaborating with senior staff to prepare budgets and financial reports.
  • Building professional networks and keeping abreast of developments in agricultural science

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or equivalent and 10 years of experience.
  • Additional courses in Business Management or Administration is recommended.
  • Extensive experience in a farming-related field.
  • Management experience would be a plus.
  • A passion for Agriculture.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • The ability to make decisions in stressful environments.
  • Superb communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required.


Applying Instructions

Interested and qualified applicant should apply through the address below

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