Hatcheries Manager

Job Status: Receiving Applications (Open)
Estimated Salary

Expiration date: 31 Aug 2022

Date Posted

22 Jul 2022

Expiration date

31 Aug 2022

Offered Salary (month)



5 year exp


Middle Level


1. Develops, implements and manages goals, plans, policies and procedures to meet the strategic objectives of the Hatcheries Division.

2. Accountable for the achievement of Key Performance Indicators by the Hatchery Department.

3. Manages Hatcheries Division finances including Budget preparation and cost management.

4. Setting & executing the Hatchery annual budget based on agreed company strategy.

5. Managing the egg bank & maintaining a minimum egg bank as per SOP

6. Liaises with Chicks Sales

7. Identifies, monitors & reports abnormal quality & mortality issues immediately to Company Veterinarian/ Breeder Exec & Layer Exec and closes case within reasonable timeframe

8. Keeps up to date with technical specs from suppliers and global industry trends in hatchery technology

9. Works closely with Irvine’s group specialists to share & implement best practices

10. Maintain and analyse data to make effective decisions

11. Analyses costs and ensures all costs are within set & agreed budget and takes corrective action when necessary

12. Ensures compliance with Irvine’s production and bio-security standards

13. Leading and Managing diverse group of team members


  • Relevant tertiary educational qualification in Animal Science / Animal Production and demonstrable managerial experience.
  • 5 years experience and at least 2 years at manegerial level

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