Bespoke Recruitment

Agriculture (Arable) Manager - Kisima Farm

Job Ref: AM/KSL/01

Our client, Kisima Farm Limited, a renowned arable farm situated on the slopes of Mt. Kenya, is seeking an experienced Arable Manager to join their dynamic team. With an annual cropping area of 2,800 hectares split into two seasons, Kisima Farm operates on a controlled traffic system under a zero-till regime. The farm employs a four-way rotation of wheat, canola, barley, and peas, supplemented by cover crops where conditions permit. Additionally, Kisima Farm is a leading producer of premium seed potatoes, cultivating 200 hectares within their

Role Overview

Kisima Farm Limited is searching for an exceptional and self-motivated individual to take on the role of Arable Manager. The position demands a candidate who can seamlessly integrate into a large, well-resourced team, ready to tackle the unique challenges of the role. The position offers a competitive compensation package.


Main Roles;

– Overseeing day-to-day farm operations with precision and efficiency.

– Managing a diverse team of 60 individuals.

– Upholding high standards of work, adhering to best practices and strict timelines.

– Leading innovation, research, and the implementation of new technologies.

– Enhancing regenerative agriculture practices.

– Maintaining high levels of health and safety standards.

– Assisting with a comprehensive trial program operated by an associated third party.

– Reporting and assisting with data collection and analysis as required.

Candidate Criteria;

– A BSc degree in Agriculture from a reputable university is essential, though closely related qualifications may be considered for exceptional candidates.

– Further training in BASIS is ideal.

– Extensive experience in large-scale arable operations is a must.

– Proficiency in operating large machinery and plant with modern software packages.

– An open-minded approach to new cultures, methods, and experiences.

– Practical, resourceful, and technically proficient, with the ability to maintain machinery and farming operations under all conditions and in shifts if necessary.

– Highly motivated, self-reliant, capable of working independently, and occasionally in isolation.

– Receptive to new technologies and alternative farming practices.

– Additional qualifications such as First Aid, Health and Safety, Fire Safety are advantageous.

This is a unique opportunity to work in Northern Kenya, a safe, serene environment with stunning views of Mount Kenya. The farm engages in regenerative farming and use the latest agricultural technology and practices.


An attractive salary is on offer dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

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