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Thursday, 21 February 2019 07:20

farm manager - slvd_19_12

morgenster wine and olive estate is looking to appoint a farm manager.
this is a challenging and exciting opportunity for a hardy young farm manager. the ideal candidate is a good communicator with outstanding personnel, planning and managerial skills.
the successful candidate will be responsible for:
• the day-to-day management of both vineyards and olive groves
• planning of harvest activities
• layout of annual vineyard & olive programs and
• all personnel related matters of farm workers
• general maintenance of the irrigation, dams, pump stations etc.
• annual budget of expenses and capital requirements
• ad hoc duties
we are looking for someone with the following experience:
• experience in vineyard farming – total process ie. planting through to harvest and annual activities
• experience of managing different teams
• experience in managing health & safety requirements
• budgeting and cost control experience
• very hands on, work alongside the teams and lead by example
• strong training and coaching skills
• fluent in english and afrikaans
• organised and structured approach
• understanding of cost controls that ensure we get best value from suppliers
• sensitive to cultural requirements and happy to adapt own behaviour to get the best out of the team
• energy and passion
• excellent observation skills/ attention to detail
• resourceful attitude (able to manage emergencies)
• team player – willing to go the extra mile
applicants must have a degree or diploma in viticulture
the package is negotiable
register/apply www.solved.co.za
only applicants who provide full details relating to availability, remuneration requirements and experience will be considered

Additional Info

  • Job Ref.: farm manager - slvd_19_12
  • Job Title: farm manager - slvd_19_12
  • Location: somerset west
  • Job Type: permanent