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Title Agronomist
Categories Agriculture
Salary USD 82,000 pa
Start Date 2017-08-01
Location Nigeria
Job Information

Agronomist required for Rice Farm in Nigeria. Must have 8-10 years experience and, preferably, references from the Philippines, Thailand or China. There will be 24/7 security on site due to location. Only the best personnel are required. People with guts. No chancers.

Other skills/requirements:

  • Proficient computer skills – Microsoft Office software, email, internet, spread sheets
  • Good diagnostic and decision making skills
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate – verbal & written skills
  • Demonstrate skills in sales (agronomists do not sell products – only quality service!)
  • Ability to work independently and proceed with objectives without close supervision
  • Desire to serve farmers and others involved in the agriculture industry
  • Willingness to work as a team member
  • Desire to remain updated with new agricultural trends and technology
  • Self-motivation, willingness to learn and good work ethic
  • Ability to work outside during heat of day & ability to walk several miles per day Full-time Agronomist Position Candidate’s Credentials / Experience:
  • Graduate or graduating senior with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with emphasis on agronomy, crop, soil, weed management, ag business, or other ag science course work
  • Applicants with backgrounds in agriculture or interns in crop consulting will have advantages
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Regular field checks
  • Insect, weed & disease monitoring / diagnostics
  • Soil moisture status monitoring · Irrigation scheduling
  • Ag chemical, fertilizer & seed recommendations
  • Soil sampling
  • Equipment calibration
  • Crop rotation planning and hybrid/variety selection recommendations
  • Solicit customers & increase acres and/or opportunities
  • Precision Ag services (including GIS/GPS information)
  • Detailed computerized field reports & permanent record keeping · Crop budgeting & planning
  • Provide personal consultation with customers as needed
  • Educational / promotional presentations as needed
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Title Lead Quantity Surveyor / Commercial Manager
Categories Building, Civil
Salary R900k pa
End Date Howarth
Job Information

Minimum Qualification

  • BSc (QS) or NDip (QS)

Essential Experience

  • At least seven years related experience in the construction /engineering environment


  •  Contract Law and insurances
  • Quantity surveying
  • Basic Financial reporting and cash management
  • Construction methods and outputs, programming and scheduling
  • SHEQ legislation and application
  • Basic IR and relevant labour legislation


  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication & Abilities
  • Numerical orientation
  • Business acumen
  • IT Skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Conflict management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Financial skills
  • Team player
  • Problem solving
  • Planning ability
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Estimation skills


  • Measurement and certification
  • Budget and management
  • Contract management and administration
  • Estimation
  • Staff management
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Title Site Agent
Categories Civil, Civil Engineering
Salary R80000pm
Location Swaziland
Job Information
Permanent Position
  • ND Civil or similar
  • Min 15 years experience with concrete projects as a Site Agent


  • Ensure successful project delivery and maximization of margins through the delivery of contracts in a safe manner, on time, within budget and to the agreed levels of quality
  • Chair project start-up meetings within two weeks of receipt of order
  • Chair close-out meeting after final completion certificate issued by client

Client – Attend client meetings The development of positive relationships with the client Proactive promotion of company and its capabilities to clients At completion, arrange meeting with client to complete client satisfactory questionnaire.


  • Ensuring that contracts are executed in accordance with the requirements of:
  • The terms and conditions of the contract
  • The contract health, safety and environmental plan
  • The contract quality plant and as per the client’s specifications
  • Companies policies and procedures

Responsible for managing the following people:

  • Foremen and site staff
  • Monthly Programme and Cost Forecast – present current and forecast at the end of the month
  • Daily Labour Costing – random checks to see if these are done on a daily basis
  • Daily Plant Costing – random checks to see if done on a daily basis
  • Monthly Reconciliations – Ensure that recons are done at month-end
  • Procurement – approve purchase orders


  • Sign contract/order before any work commence
  • Ensure weekly progress meetings to discuss progress, safety, quality etc.
  • Sign weekly/monthly certificates

Change Management

  • Ensure notification of claims within dates as per contract requirement
  • Diary – random checks to ensure completed correctly, submitted and signed off by the client daily


  • Ensure monthly site safety meetings held
  • Conduct monthly Visible Felt Leadership


  • Conduct random quality checks on site filing system kept up to date by site engineers – as a minimum once a month each project
  • Ensure monthly site quality meetings held
  • Random checks

Industrial Relations

  • Ensure monthly site labour representative meetings held
  • Ensure labour representatives elected and appointed for each team

Human Relations

  • Sign off monthly travel claims
  • Monthly, brief all site staff on developments/news in Company

Cost Reporting

  • Scrutinise monthly cost reports before presented
  • Attend monthly cost report meetings
 Desired Skills 
  • roads
  • bridges
  • earthworks
  • construction
  • infrastructure
  • expat
  • reporting
  • astute
Desired Work Experience
  • More than 10 years
 Desired Education Level
  • Diploma
About The Employer

Our client is a civils contractor based in Swaziland and is looking for an experienced Snr Site Agent/Contracts Manager with experience with large roads, earthworks and concrete projects such as bridges

 Employer & Job Benefits
  • Incentive Bonus
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Title Mechanical Manager
Categories Agriculture
Salary USD 52,000 pa
Start Date 2017-08-01
Location Nigeria
Job Information

Mechanical Manager required for Rice Farm/Plant in Nigeria. Must have an Internationally Recognized Mechanical Engineering Certificate. There will be 24/7 security on site due to location. Only the best personnel required. People with guts. No chancers. 


Maintain vehicle fleet. Includes Quad Bikes, pickup trucks, 3 to 4 Ton trucks, tractors and other farm implements.

Manage mechanical workshop and ensure sufficient spares are kept in stock for repairs and maintenance.


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Title Safety Officer
Categories Agriculture
Salary USD 25,000 pa
Start Date 2017-08-01
Location Nigeria
Job Information

Safety Officer required for a Rice Farm/Plant in Nigeria. Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or a related field. There will be 24/7 security on site, due to location. Only the best personnel required. People with guts. No chancers. 

Other skills/requirements:

– 8 – 10 years experience
– Must have experience in environmental health, fire prevention, industrial hygiene,
occupational safety or a related field.


– Interpreting and evaluating compliance with safety codes;
– Developing, recommending and implementing health and safety policies;
– Reviewing construction plans for new or existing buildings to ensure compliance with
safety codes;
– Coordinating with engineers, architects and construction team to discuss safety
– Monitoring safety inspection programs;
– Supervising activities of health and safety specialists.

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Title Electrical Supervisor
Categories Agriculture
Salary USD 48,000 pa
Start Date 2017-08-01
Location Nigeria
Job Information

Electrical Supervisor with 7-10 years experience required for a Rice Farm/Plant. The Farm/Plant is in Nigeria. There will be security on the property 24/7. Only the best personnel are required. People with guts. No chancers.


  • Monitoring the working team to follow the Safety Standard Rules at all times.
  • Responsible for all the Electrical works (PVC, G.I Conduit, Cable Containment, LV Wire, Cabling).
  • Supervising the Testing & Commissioning for all the Electrical Systems: High voltage, Low voltage, Fire Alarm, ELV, CCTV & BMS.
  • Reviewing the Shop Drawings before start any Electrical Job.
  • Manage the high quality installation for all the Electrical works.
  • Coordination with the Mechanical & Civil Team to ensure that all Electrical works will be done according to work schedule.
  • Responsible for all Electrical Tools & Materials.
  • Preparing the site Reports: Daily Works on Site,  daily staff report & Weekly Materials Take Off
  • Responsible for Interviewing of the new Electrical Job (Foreman, Charge-hand & Electrician).
  • Giving training and orientation to the new workers on Site.
  • Conducting a quarterly appraisal for the working team (promotion, retention or termination).
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Title Site Agent
Categories Building
Salary R40k – R55k
Location Durban
Job Information

Position Overview: A challenging position is available for a suitably experienced Site Agent to oversee site operations on a day-to-day basis, and ensure that work is done safely, on time and within budget and to the right quality standards.

Key Requirements: In this challenging role you will require the following:
• Minimum of a Matric (Grade 12) Certificate.
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a Construction environment.
• Qualification: Diploma/Degree in Civil Engineering or Building Science.
• Must be available immediately.
• Good interpersonal skills, writing abilities and organisational skills.
• Must be computer literate (CCS, MS Word, Excel and Outlook).
• Must be able to work under pressure.
• Must be fluent in English.
• Must possess a strong attention to detail.
• Must have a valid drivers’ license and own transport.
• Use own initiative and be able to work independently.

Key Performance Areas:

1. Financial, Operational & Technical Requirements:
• Contracts managed financially sound.
• Knowledge of JBCC and NEC3 contracts.
• Ensure that the quality of work comply to client’s requirements.
• Complete contracts within the required time frames.
• Ensure commercial and contractual issues are managed correctly.
• Ensure compliance with construction charter requirements.

2. Leadership & Transformation Requirements:
• Be a role model for leading high performance teams.
• Demonstrate respect for people and an appreciation for diversity.
• Review team performance regularly and deal with issues.

3. Partnership & Relationships Requirements:
• Built outstanding relationships with customers and suppliers.
• Entrench trust and confidence in peers and subordinates.
• Professional conduct and work displaying integrity.
4. Management Requirements:
• Planning, scheduling and execution of work.
• Work allocation and accountability.
• Demonstrate innovative thinking in the execution of projects.
• Comply with company policies and procedures.
• Sound decision-making and problem-solving.

5. Risk Requirements:
• Assess and manage contract risk and opportunities.
• Implementation and maintenance of safe working procedures.
• Compliance to environmental regulations.

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Title Junior Planner
Categories Building, Civil
Salary R500 000 per annum
Location Durban
Job Information

Permanent Position
Preferred Tertiary eduction, eg. National Diploma Civil
5 years experience in the Building industry on large building projects
Must understand programming and scheduling
Job Description:
Tender department:
Attendance of compulsory site inspections followed by report back.
Develop a tender program with the issued drawings and BOQ.
Planning programs used are MS Projects, CCS and have some knowledge of Asta Power Projects.
Make recommendations on cranage, plant and personnel required to complete works timeously
Produce method statement for tender returnables.
Operational Department:
Agree contract program and methodology with PM.
Produce the Information Required Schedule
Update and tracking of contract program – producing revisions as and when required.
Report on current program status.

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Title Finishing Foreman
Categories Building
Salary R50 000 per month
Location Gauteng
Job Information

Permanent Position
Must have a stable track record
Must live in Cape Town or have accommodation there
Must have verified finishing skills
Must have 10 years experience on large high-end building projects
Must have traceable references

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Title Operations Manager
Categories Building
Salary Negotiable
Location Mauritius
Job Information

Reporting directly to top management, the job incumbent will be required to manage and further develop one of the largest divisions of the employer that provides all the technical facilities for the design, manufacture and installation of shopfitting, ceilings, and partitioning.

Main Duties       

  • Meet prospective clients and devise strategies to secure new jobs/projects with a view to increase turnover and profitability of the division
  • Lead and manage line managers in different sections – factory, back-office, design team, and project teams on sites
  • Oversee the tendering process and ensure timely submission of tender documents
  • Prepare and submit annual budgets & forecasts and conduct variance analyses
  • Implement and monitor KPIs for each section to drive and quantify cost optimization while maintaining quality and customer service
  • Implement systems for effective coordination between factory and sites
  • Follow-up site meetings on all large and medium projects
  • Implement policies and initiatives that will help accelerate growth of the division
  • Responsible for manpower planning, staffing, training, development, performance management, reward, and discipline
  • Promote and implement cost reduction and productivity enhancement policies
  • Ensure line managers abide by all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all contracts managers do proper project planning and give due consideration to time, cost, quality, and safety at all times
  • Design and implement feedback and reporting systems for all managers/heads of department

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in Project Management / Construction Management or Civil Engineering
  • Min 10 years of experience in contracting field at senior management level

Other prerequisites

  • Self-organizer with strong analytical and management/leadership skills
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
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