15 February, 2018

7443 Farm Manager

Vanuatu Agricultural Research and Technical Centre 

 Luganville, Santo, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
The position is for a 4 years term and may be extended for an additional term depending on the performance of the candidate. A 3-month probationary period is mandatory.
Due Date:

Job Description:
The Vanuatu Agricultural Research and Technical Centre (VARTC) in Santo is mandated to conduct scientific research and development activities in the fields of agriculture, livestock, forestry and fisheries with the ultimate purpose of using the information to enhance knowledge, development and to improve the livelihood of the citizens of Vanuatu. The Centre was formerly known as the IRHO since pre-independence days in 1980.

The Vanuatu Agricultural Research and Technical Centre is seeking to recruit a suitable person for the position of Farm Manager. 

This field job is varied and includes:
  • Controlling staff clocking in every morning at 7am
  • Bringing clocking timecard to accounts department
  • Controlling staff work and presence in field, nursery and offices
  • Monitoring production activities on the station
  • Attending weekly staff meeting
  • Following up the good implementation of programs presented during the weekly staff meeting
  • Watching over field against thefts and malicious acts
  • Assisting the CEO in Human Resources duties
  • Assisting the secretariat to coordinate running of vehicles and get quotation of right materials when needed
  • Assisting/ coordinating landscaping activities
  • Coordinating activities related to pre- disaster and after disaster and report
This position reports directly to the CEO

Interested applicants must possess the following requirements when applying:
  • Ability to supervise team
  • Natural leadership and authority
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • To enjoy working outside in all kinds of weather
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • At least 5 years’ experience in team management in field
  • Languages: Bislama compulsory, also good level either in English or in French.


Remuneration package:
  • Salary: depends on seniority of the applicant
  • + Bonus if absenteeism decreases significantly
  • + Additional allowance based on station yield growth
  • Provided: Furnished accommodation on the station.


English, French

How To Apply:
Interested applicants should apply in French or in English (letter and CV) to: vartc@vanuatu.com.vu before the 15th March 2018.
Visit our website www.vartc.vu to get more information on our activities.
Contact Person:

Not Stated


(+678) 36320 / 36130
PO Box 231, Espiritu Santo


             15-February-18 Direct from Employer

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