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Managing Director - Barbados Farms Limited

Sagicor is seeking to recruit a Managing Director for our subsidary, Barbados Farms Limited .  The Managing Director is a member of the management team and will report to the Executive Vice President and General Manager - Barbados Region at Sagicor Life Inc.

Interested? Get the details here how to apply.

Req Id 50128

Interested and qualified persons are invited to submit their applications via the online career portal on Sagicor website by Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

By clicking here to the Sagicor website then click on CLICK TO SEE ALL VACANCIES​ then on SEARCH and select the position from the list for to apply.

JOB SUMMARY

  • Maintains overall responsibility for the financial planning and control function of the operations of Barbados Farms Limited (BFL).
  • Provides leadership to position BFL at the forefront of the agricultural industry.
  • Facilitates strategic planning for advancement of BFL's mission and objectives, and to promote revenue, profitability and growth.

 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manages the Company’s financial and operational activities, and reports on the performance of the operations of BFL each month to the Board of Directors.
  2. Controls the assets and resources of the Company pursuant to its goals and objectives by effectively delegating, prioritising, budgeting, planning and managing the work of the company, and managing direct reports.
  3. Coordinates the achievement of BFL’s strategic goals and objectives by leading the management team.
  4. Improves profitability of BFL’s agricultural crops while controlling the cost of production.
  5. Ensures that management and staff work towards goals and objectives such as increasing crop yields of tonnes of cane per acre to and beyond industry standards.
  6. Reviews and monitors activity reports and financial statementsto ensure that operational implementation complies with established objectives, procedures, policies and standards.
  7. Works closely with the stakeholders of the Barbados Sugar Industries Limited to lobby Government for support for the sugar industry during the rationalisation of the industry.
  8. Builds the capability of the management team through mentorship and coaching.
  9. Participates in the recruitment, retention and development of management and staff.
  10. Manages the development of various properties approved for development and/or sale by the Board of Directors.
  11. Assists with the charting of BFL’s strategic direction by participating as a key member of the Board of Directors.
  12. Manages strategic projects through activities such as:
    • Developing work-plans and deliverables.
    • Monitoring progress to deadlines and budget.
    • Ensuring appropriate and effective communication among team members.
  13. Carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the organisation's policies and applicable laws.
  14. Ensures that performance evaluation of management and staff comply with established policies and objectives.
  15. Performs any other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED

Education/Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science, Business Administration or a related discipline.  A Master’s degree in Business Administration or a related discipline would be an asset.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience managing an agricultural business, and previous experience with various types of crops, effective growing techniques and plant diseases.
  • Sound knowledge of marketing, economics, farming operations and agricultural processes.
  • Strong financial budgeting, analytical and management skills.
  • Good business acumen and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well with others and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software.

Quick overview

  • Management
  • Barbados, Saint Michael
  • Sagicor Financial Corporation
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of Ten (10) years
  • Mid Career
  • Sagicor-BB Managing Director - Barbados Farms Limited
  • Directors, Chief Executives and Board Members
  • Direct Employer

Interested? Get the details here how to apply.

Req Id 50128

Interested and qualified persons are invited to submit their applications via the online career portal on Sagicor website by Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

By clicking here to the Sagicor website then click on CLICK TO SEE ALL VACANCIES​ then on SEARCH and select the position from the list for to apply.

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