• East London
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Agriculture
  • Posted by Farm Manager SA on Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Reference: FM000312/SH
  • Apply before Friday, January 31, 2020 - 51 Days left
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Employer: Farm Manager SA
East London – EC: An exciting opportunity for a disciplined and motivated candidate to join the management team of an established commercial nursery.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Nursery Production Manager will oversee all aspects of the day-to-day running of the nursery, which specializes in the production of avocado trees and forestry seedlings

Duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

Overall management of production including plant growth and fertilization, spraying operations, record keeping and irrigation 

Management of a labour force of 30-40 people including task planning, training, discipline and related administrative tasks

Customer liaison, follow up, extension and promotional events

Procurement, record keeping and inventory control

Logistics- management of drivers, maintenance of fleet, scheduling, loading of trucks, deliveries and stock control

Maintenance of nursery infrastructure 

Maintenance of general nursery hygiene


Candidate Requirements:

Preferably a relevant horticultural qualification

A passion for growing plants and a real desire to be a part of the nursery industry

Prior experience in fruit tree, vegetable or forestry industry is beneficial.

Excellent customer relations skills and a good team player

Strong labour management ability

Fluency in English and Afrikaans and basic isiXhosa or isiZulu

A high level of self-motivation and the ability to pay attention to detail.


ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted

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