Field Area Manager Job Vacancy at Bayer

Field Area Manager Job vacancy

Bayer is seeking to employ a Field Area Manager to join the Company.

Dar es Salaam

Agriculture Jobs

At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ‘Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity, and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities, and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. But if you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.

Role Purpose:

  • Lead the planning and coordination of commercial seed production activities which includes grower contracting, planting, detasseling and harvesting
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to execute and deliver the Crop Plan in full on time
  • Planning and monitoring Field Operations budget including mobile equipment and materials

Key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Lead building and maintaining a reliable and sustainable grower base, to ensure reliable supply of commercial seed to the commercial team within Tanzania
  • Lead analytics for field processes, to ensure the correct decisions for planning and liaise closely with Field and Plant Management teams
  • Lead the planning and coordination of production activities, Grower contracting, Planting, Detasseling and Harvesting and distribution across the geographies
  • Lead the coordination with seed growers to ensure a smooth transition and flow of product from field to plant
  • Lead HSE efforts according ISO45001 standards focusing on legal compliance and identifying safety risks applying the HIRA methodology
  • Lead the development, update and compliance with quality assurance standards and management system set by ISO9001:2015
  • Create, manage and continual tracking and compliance of the Operational budgets
  • Identify and deploy operational improvement, tracking and best practices and processes to continually seek improvements in reliability and cost efficiencies
  • Promote and coordinate the Velocity data management tool, to effectively analyze and utilize field data to manage productions effectively. This extends to new technology deployment.
  • Manage Velocity and SAP data, to ensure correctness for contracting and field processes
  • Actively laisse with Government and Seed certification bodies in industry decision making
  • Increase end-to-end operational efficiency and advance customer experience through continuous improvement initiatives
  • Promote and implement best practices with focus on Quality and Reliability to improve them every year

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Minimum a diploma or bachelor’s degree in agronomy or 10 years’ experience in seed production
  • Fluent in English
  • MS Office software (Excel, E-mail, Word, Project etc.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Results focused with ability to work on own initiative
  • Strong teamwork development capability (flexibility to work across the areas and positively influence others)
  • Establish clear direction
  • Effective and timely decision making

Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.