Agricultural Development Manager, Mauritius – Ref: 990536-2


Ref: 990536-2

Job Description:

A group of companies with massive interests in the sugar, renewable energy as well as the property sectors is currently looking for an enthusiastic person, fluent in English and French, with interpersonal skills for the above-mentioned opportunity in its Agricultural Development department based in Mauritius. The candidate will report to the Group Agricultural Development Executive.

The Agric Development division is the group’s in-house pool of expertise, providing sugarcane technical and managerial production support services to three cane production sites in Mauritius and abroad, whilst also seeking further externalisation opportunities on the African continent. Their objective is to contribute and provide support to the agricultural clusters in view of advancing agricultural production practices, optimising economic returns whilst attending to sustainability priorities. Such close, constructive, and collaborative cooperation aims at creating and transferring synergies and knowledge, thereby contributing to the group’s learning organisation aspirations.

Position details:

Type: Permanent
Reports to: Group Agricultural Development Executive
Primary purpose: Assistance to the group Agricultural Executive in his duties, participating closely in agricultural studies and investigations underway and giving support & advice to the various company agricultural clusters in Mauritius and abroad.
Key responsibility areas/main duties:

  • Interact closely with relevant counterparts from the various agricultural clusters as to follow performance and development in view of proposing and providing support as, when, and where required.
  • Identify, propose, study, advise, support, and accompany colleagues from the various agricultural clusters in the adoption of the best cultivation & management practices.
  • Responds to requests and needs from the various agricultural clusters regarding agricultural production issues, and to initiate appropriate agricultural development projects where required.
  • Identify, scope and study opportunities of extending sugarcane production activities abroad, focusing on the agronomical, agricultural production & managerial issues.

Location (country, city): Mauritius

Job Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy, or similar Ag Science degree and/or any equivalent qualification.
  • AT LEAST 5 YEARS experience in sugarcane agronomy and cultivation.
  • Good leadership and communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving techniques.
  • A good understanding of statistical analysis and methodology.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work in autonomy as well as in group setting.
  • Fluent in English and French.
  • Proactive attitude.
  • Pleasant and outgoing personality.
  • Willing & able to travel abroad as and when required.

Company Description:

A group of companies with massive interests in the sugar, renewable energy as well as the property sectors.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.


Agricultural Development Manager, Mauritius – Ref: 990536-2

Agricultural Development Manager

Agricultural Development Manager


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