Agricultural, Forestry And Livestock Production Managers
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Tasks & Responsibilities
Coordinating all activities related to the park such as education, development, enforcement, eco-tourism and maintenance;
Analysing statistical data, studies and reports to identify and determine causes of problems and offering recommendations for improvement of agricultural systems, procedures or programmes;
Monitoring agricultural and forestry market activities and planning production to meet market requirements and demand;
Establishing and managing budgets, monitoring production and recording information such as farm management practices, and preparing financial and operational reports;
Conferring with buyers to arrange for the sale of crops and livestock;
Contracting with farmers or independent owners for production of crops and livestock, or for management of production;
Planning the type, intensity and method of farm operations (e.g. determining the best times for planting, spraying and harvesting);
Analysing soil to determine the types and quantities of fertiliser required for maximum production;
Purchasing machinery, equipment and supplies such as tractors, seeds, fertiliser and chemicals;
Identifying and controlling toxins, weeds, pests and diseases on agricultural land and forests;
Organising farming operations such as maintaining buildings, water supply systems and equipment;
Performing related tasks; and
Managing, planning, scheduling and monitoring the tasks of other workers.
What are the skills required?
Skills, knowledege and abilities that are essential to carry out a task with determined results. Skills can often be divided into domain-general and domain-specific skills.
Able to speak English
The ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff is essential, no matter what industry you work in.
Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.
Planning (also called forethought) is the process of thinking about and organizing the activities required to achieve a desired goal.
Able to speak Mandarin
Problem solving consists of using generic or ad hoc methods, in an orderly manner, for finding solutions to problems.
Able to speak Bahasa Malaysia
Experience planning how the financial resources of a business or department are to be allocated during the next business period.
A report or account is any informational work (usually of writing, speech, television, or film) made with the specific intention of relaying information or recounting certain events in a widely presentable form.
Experience objectively examining assumptions (adopted rules of thumb) underlying current beliefs to assess their correctness and legitimacy, and thus to validate or invalidate business beliefs.
In psychology, decision-making is regarded as the cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities.
The process of creating information systems and supervising its flow from and to others within an organization.
Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging, during a person's life, for the management and disposal of that person's estate during the person's life and at and after death, while minimizing gift, estate, generation skipping transfer, and income tax.
Inventory managementis a discipline primarily about specifying the shape and placement of stocked goods.
Land management is the process of managing the use and development (in both urban and rural settings) of land resources.
Field of Study Required
Field of study consists of a broad area of academic and skills qualifications that come under a similar branch of subject knowledge. In addition, courses offered under each field of study require similar academic entry requirements.
Crop and livestock production
Crop and livestock production (agriculture) is the study of growing, maintaining and harvesting crops & pastures, and grazing & managing animals. It includes the study of managing and maintaining farms and producing unprocessed plant and animal products
Management and administration is the study of planning, directing and operating the functions and activities of organisations and instituions. Programmes in management covering administration, economics, finance etc. are included in this field if emphasis is given to management and administration.
Mechanics and metal work is the study of planning, designing, developing, producing, maintaining and monitoring machines, mechanical plants and systems and metal products. It includes designing and maintaining machines which produce good services. The focus of programmes in this field is machines, mechanical systems and metal products.