Assistant Nursery/Farm Manager

Our client is a grower, packer and exporter of fruit in South Africa. They are currently looking for a suitable person to join their company as an Assistant Nursery/Farm Manager in the Nelspruit area. The incumbent will assist with the production of mainly avocado seedlings.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the management of the nursery and plant production
  • Fertilization, chemical control, irrigation and all other aspects of the nursery, e.g. soil preparation
  • Managing work teams
  • Quality control
  • Compliance with statutory requirements

Requirements:

  • An appropriate qualification in Agriculture (B-degree / B.Tech qualification)
  • 1-2 years’ experience in fruit production
  • Knowledge of plant production practices
  • Organizational, administrative and management skills, planning, good interpersonal skills, ability to manage and motivate staff to achieve goals
  • Valid driver’s license

Please ENSURE that your application includes the following:

  • a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, inclusive of contact and email information
  • a covering letter motivating the application
  • an indication of current and expected remuneration
  • availability
  • contactable referees

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application was not successful. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.