Assistant Estate Manager - Plantations Socfinaf Ghana (PSG)

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PSG is a legally registered company in Ghana and is active in the oil palm plantation industry.

Job Description

Plantations Socfinaf Ghana (PSG) Limited wishes to inform all qualified and interested candidates about a vacant position in the Plantations Department: Assistant Estate Manager
Job Location: PSG - Daboase

You will

  • be the head of a +-2000 ha oil palm Estate
  • report the Plantation Manager
  • work together with Divisional Supervisors
Job Summary
Manage the Field Operational Activities of One of the Estates of the Plantations Department, Plan, develop and implement systems and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiency of the Estate leverage for productivity, growth, and expansion of the entire Plantations Department and the Company as a whole.



Main Duties and Responsibilities
Overseeing entire Estate operations
  • Ensuring implementation of all Company’s standard operating procedures and policies.
  • Responsible for all maintenance activities of the estate, as a basis of good “crop making”.
  • Responsible for all harvesting activities, till delivery of the crop the mill, as a basis of good “crop taking”.
  • Forecast the activities of the estate and ensure all activities/operations are done with the highest quality standards at the most competitive cost.
  • Perform maintenance activities of the estate with general interests such as roads, bridges, or camps.
  • Ensuring plantation safety & a healthy environment and training in the plantation.
  • Ensure overall manning requirements to achieve targets of the Estate under the applicant’s responsibility.
  • Training and developing competent personnel to meet company objectives and ensure continuity.
  • Participate in the elaboration of the budget and be accountable for all expenses during the year.
  • Would be required to discipline employees of the Estate without fear of favor for all aspects of bad job performance and misconduct. Likewise, good job performances of employees under the Assistant Estate Manager’s supervision are be rewarded.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Plantations Manager and the Managing Director as and when the situation demands.

Required Skills or Experience

Educational Qualification

The successful applicant must possess

  • a minimum of a First Degree in Agriculture or its equivalent with

  • a minimum of 7 - 10 years of plantation operation experience in Oil Palm.



Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge in managing people

  • Knowledge in the use of the computer (Microsoft word, excel, and the internet i.e. e-mail, outlook, and spreadsheet).

  • Conversant with contract management skills. 

  • Management skills

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Multi-task skills

  • Team player.

  • The ability to communicate well in the Akan language is a plus


  • Knowledge in team management.

  • Knowledge in client/customer service or management.

  • Familiar with the operations and management of Agro-based industries.

  • Knowledge in Contract Management.

  • Knowledge in farm/planting/harvesting management




  • Exhibit honesty and integrity.

  • Results-oriented.

  • Good ‘people’ management.

  • A good relationship with all the staff and the clientele of the company.

  • Contract management acumen.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should:

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