Job Opening Integrated Poultry Farm Manager

Location: Ethiopia – Bishoftu, Alema Farms PLC
Alema Farms Plc. was founded in 1993 by entrepreneurs Alemayehu Amdemariyam and Lemma Asfaw.
They remain the sole owners of Alema Farms Plc. and their mission is to: ‘to consistently provide
customers with high quality, innovate poultry, livestock and agricultural products and services.
Sustainability and growth will be achieved through optimum product mix, efficient production, human
animal treatment, employee development in a safe and supporting work environment’.
Currently active in and around Bishoftu with Broiler parent farms, Layer parent farms, Hatchery, Broiler
farms, Rearing farms, Layer farms, Slaughterhouses, Pig farm, Butchery, Veterinary drug and
agrochemical products and services.
For theirIntegrated Poultry Farm in Ethiopia, we are looking for a Poultry Farm Manager. Asthe Poultry
farm manager, you will be responsible for running the day-to-day business of the integrated farm.
De Heus is active in Ethiopia through a joint venture with Alema Farms. Alema Koudijs Feed Plc is the
largest producer of complete animal feed in Ethiopia. With over 15 years of experience in the market,
Alema Koudijs Feed is making a significant contribution to the development of the livestock and feed
sectors in Ethiopia.
What will your responsibilities be?
As the Poultry Farm Manager, you will be managing all aspects and activities of the poultry farm. You
are responsible for maintaining high quality on all levels of the farm production chain. You ensure the
biosecurity and production planning. Together with your team you run all the farm activities and target
high production levels. As the manager, you focus on maintaining good relations and collaboration
between the team members and with external relations.
What do we expect from you?
• A practical relevant, BSc or MSc degree or proven level by working experience.
• At least 5 years of experience in the poultry sector as a farm manager or Vet Doctor.
• You are market-oriented, enthusiastic, and innovative with a winning mentality.
• Excellent in practical on-farm advice and you are passionate about your work.
• Excellent coordinating skills which will enable you to initiate and lead projects.
• You are passionate about developing the poultry market, you like responsibility and you are
agile.
• Strong communication skills and ability to connect easily.
• You have a creative mind and are a real team player.
• Experience in working with people from various backgrounds and different cultures is
preferred.
• Fluency in English and other foreign languages is an advantage.
What do we offer?
We offer you a full-time contract with flexible working hours, in an informal culture that offers trust,
short lines, and fast decision-making. An environment where there is plenty of room for
entrepreneurship and new initiatives. You will receive a competitive remuneration package based on
your knowledge and experience. The position is based in Bishoftu (Debre Zeit) in Ethiopia.
Interested?
Would you like to know more about this role? Please contact Ermiyas Amdemariyam via email
ermiyas.a@alemafarms.com or by phone 00251930291757.
Does this opportunity appeal to you? Please apply via sending your CV at ermiyas.a@alemafarms.com