Nursery Production Manager
AgriSTAFF
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape, Kwazulu Natal, Eastern Cape, South Africa
2d ago
source : PNet

A developing commercial nursery in the East London area has a position available for a suitably qualified and experienced Nursery Production Manager.

This is a new branch of an established and successful commercial seedling nursery and will focus exclusively on producing fruit trees of the highest quality for supply throughout South Africa.

The Nursery Production Manager will oversee all aspects of fruit tree production as well as staff management, general nursery housekeeping and client liaison.

  • Requirements : A relevant tertiary agricultural or horticultural qualification; Hands-on greenhouse / tunnel / other intensive production experience in a commercial setting;
  • Prior experience in the growing of commercial fruit trees; Proven labour management ability; Green fingers and a passion for growing quality plants to the highest standards.

  • Fluency in both English and Afrikaans is a must with conversational ability in an additional language preferred; Self-motivated, disciplined and able to pay close attention to detail;
  • Excellent people skills and able to deal with clients, providing a high level of customer service; Able to withstand pressure and work in a hands-

    on manner; Willing to be based close to the nursery and in possession of a valid driver’s license. A competitive salary is offered, depending on the candidate’s qualification and level of experience.

  • Requirements : A relevant tertiary agricultural or horticultural qualification; Hands-on greenhouse / tunnel / other intensive production experience in a commercial setting;
  • Prior experience in the growing of commercial fruit trees; Proven labour management ability; Green fingers and a passion for growing quality plants to the highest standards.

  • Fluency in both English and Afrikaans is a must with conversational ability in an additional language preferred; Self-motivated, disciplined and able to pay close attention to detail;
  • Excellent people skills and able to deal with clients, providing a high level of customer service; Able to withstand pressure and work in a hands-

    on manner; Willing to be based close to the nursery and in possession of a valid driver’s license.

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