Project Manager – Hydroponic / Urban Farming

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  • 17 April, 2019
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Suntec F&B Holdings Pte Ltd

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage a hydroponic farm business by creating, implementing, and managing annual farm plan including farm operations, production and distribution plans in accordance with business direction:

– Manage the development & buildout of high-tech urban hydroponic farm; assist, as needed, with procuring materials for new projects, plan workday and lead a team in the farm development & management

– Work with the respective specialists/contractors, project manage and provide guidance in all aspects such as electrical, mechanical, structural & plumbing contractors in engineering services & farm development

– Create year-round crop strategy to optimize plant health, yield and success

– Responsible for the organic, sustainable management of all operational aspects of the production including plant propagation, cultivation, succession planting, pest and nutrient management, harvesting, processing, distribution, quality and quantity control for all vegetative plantings

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

– A basic degree in Engineering and / or related agricultural qualifications

– At least 5 years vegetable farm management using sustainable agriculture practices—urban agriculture experience a plus and a basic understanding of best practices

– Proficiency in both Japanese and English languages

– Experience working on a hydroponic farm during its early stages of development is strongly preferred; those with hands-on project management / coordination experience on building phase of such agricultural development projects (good understanding of project critical paths, scheduling and licencing) would be preferred

– Experience with hydroponic growing systems: planting, daily upkeep, maintenance and automation

– Knowledge of managing a small to mid-size sustainable, natural urban farm operation with both machinery and hand tools, from annual planning to all aspects of caring for the farm

– Possesses an exploratory mind to conceive, design & improve using data analytics; to achieve large self-sustaining interdependent business units (such as urban farming, factory automation, solar power usage etc)

– Understanding of food security and passion for food justice and social change to contribute to the growth and evolution of the project

– Highly analytical, strong project mgmt. capability and able to see big picture yet stay focused on execution

– Motivated to build a small team for continuous growth and development

To apply, please send your resume to talent@karunainvestment.com as soon as possible.

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