DohaPermanentMy client is a large food manufacturing / agricultural produce grower based in Qatar. Established in 2018 they are now at their next phase of growth and we are currently seeking to appoint a Production & Operations Manager.
My client’s purpose is to supply healthy and tasty products to the local market, every day of the year.They believe that sustainable agriculture is of paramount importance for future generations in Qatar and they will continuously dedicate resources to Research & Development to further this cause.
Their large Farm was designed to implement best international standards with regards to vegetable crop management.The roleProduction Planning & Execution : In coordination with the agronomist team, prepare and implement : Fertilizer, Chemicals & Water Program : prepare and implement a full and detailed program (e.
g. quantities, product selection, calendar planning, and procurement options as the case may be) for the Summer / Winter seasonsCrop Management : prepare and plan for other pesticide and chemical products spraying program as requiredPacking & Shipping : coordinate actions and supervision of all underlying activities in the packing shed, whilst meeting customers’ orders timeline & grading requirementsPlan, coach and manage local personnel & supervisors within this scope of workImplement Global GAP directives regarding safety & regulation mattersDesign & implement relevant internal controls to secure production from harvest to delivery stagesOperations Supervision : Monitor all activities and teams dedicated to the safe use and maintenance of various equipment being used in the day-to-day operations : irrigation systems, fertilization / chemical equipment, chillers, etc.
Coordinate with the administration team any procurement from third parties that may be required ensuring the quality of operations, maintenance and preventing any significant disruption in daily activitiesPersonal Qualities / Behaviours 8-10 years of total experience in a similar role or in Agronomist / Production roles,Good knowledge of various cooling & irrigation systems being used in the greenhouse business (Priva, Netafim, etc.
or similar / related matters (chillers, cooling pad technology)Ability to communicate (oral at minimum) clearly, concisely in English and operate in a multi-cultural environment (Arabic or another language a plus)What’s on offer?
A starting salary of between 35,000-45,000 QAR / month (all-inclusive and depending on the actual experience of the candidate)Between 31-41 annual leave per annum (TBC depending on the seniority of the appointed candidate)Medical InsuranceInitial accommodation support allowanceFlight tickets for appointed hire and familyVisa application supportIf you are interested in this position, then please forward a copy of your most up to date CV to Simon Norris.