Farm Operations Manager

Industry / Sector: Agriculture
Employment Type: Permanent
Region: Free State

SALARY AND BENEFITS: R420K – R500K CTC Neg

LOCATION:     Free State

DESCRIPTION / SYNOPSIS:

A well-established Fruit Producer based in the Free State has a new and exciting role available for an experienced Farm Manager, with a background in Nursery and operations Management. The position will report direct to the Company MD and will be a critical positon in terms of the overall success of the day to day operations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture preferred
  • At least 3-5 Farm Management Experience, preferably in a commercial nursery operation
  • Experience in Stock Management, Maintenance and Irrigation Essential
  • Strong Business and Financial Accumen
  • Exceptional organisational and Staff management skills

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Farm Operations Manager will be report to the Company MD, and be involved operationally in all aspects of the Farm’s Day to day Management and Operations, including;

  • Maintenance for farm buildings, roads, irrigation infrastructure, vehicles etc.
  • Oversight of Farm and nursery operations- including propagation, propagation and harvesting of rootstocks, production, pest and disease management, irrigation management
  • Staff Management, wages and related all administration
  • Budgeting and reporting;
  • Procurement and inventory management;
  • Liaise with Suppliers
  • Preparation for successful certification audits.
  • Other ad hoc responsibilities

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Should you meet the above minimum requirements, please submit your CV and a copy of your ID and Qualifications to caroline[at]kingsleyirons.co.za. Please quote the TITLE of this vacancy in the subject line of your email as reference. Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful. However, we will keep your details on record for suitable future roles. Thank you.

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