Farm Manager (‘FM’) AHFM 001 Full Time
Sapphire Capital Management

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 1 - 3 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Farming | Agriculture/Poultry/Fishing

Job Summary

Our Client,Aqua Harvest Limited. (“AH”) is a startup aquaculture project with annual production capacity of 1,000 tons of Catfish (African Clarias, Heteroclarias and Claresse). Standing on approximately 4 acres of land area in Eredo Local Government Area of Lagos, AH is equipped with state of the art flow through system, a staff canteen and staff residential apartment amongst other facilities.

AH seeks to fill the position of FARM MANAGER

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Farm Manger will oversee the propagation business of the farm. The FM’s role includes:

    Develop the Farm’s production schedule and co-ordinate the feeding regime to ensure production and growth efficiency, respectively;

    Maintain records of stock and provide updates on fish health and nutrition;

    Supervise day to day rearing of Catfish, from seeds until cropping; supervise and guide the Feeders and other production Technicians in the farm;

    Establish risk management/disaster control processes for all aspects of the Farm, review water management techniques, establish disease and mortality control procedures;

    Ensure that operations are complaint with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS);

    Adapt the Farm’s operations to new, more efficient technologies as they develop.

Job Requirements

   Bachelor degree (Minimum of Second Class Lower Division) in Fisheries, Fisheries Management, Aquaculture Science or any other related sciences from a recognized institution;

    Minimum of two years experience in similar position in a decently sized fish farm;

    Knowledge of rearing high breed Catfish species (Heteroclarias & Claresse) will be highly valued;

    Experience in rearing other aquaculture species will be an added advantage;

    Commitment, dedication and ability to work long hours without complaint;

    Ability to mentor subordinates and to use various farm computer applications.

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