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  Avocado Manager - KwaZulu Natal
 
Position:
 

Avocado Manager

 
Location:
 

KwaZulu Natal

 
Job Description :
 

Reporting to the Senior Farm Manager, the Avocado Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the unit, overseeing day-to-day operations of 200ha of avocado production (mostly for export).

Duties will include:

  • Planning and implementation of fertilization, irrigation and plant protection programs
  • Management and control of staff
  • Planning and implementation of a harvesting program to maximize returns
  • Preparation of annual budgets and monitoring of financial performance, in conjunction with the Senior Farm Manager and MD
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements
  • Ensuring compliance with various audit standards (GlobalGAP, Nature’s Choice, SIZA etc.).

Requirements:

  • A relevant degree-level qualification (agriculture/ horticulture)
  • At least 3 years of hands-on, horticultural experience
  • Experience in orchard crop management
  • Strong staff management skills
  • Full computer literacy and good administration skills
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans and able to communicate in isiZulu.
   
 
Salary Details:

A negotiable basic salary is offered with accommodation supplied. The package will include provision for medical aid and pension, with potential for production bonus / incentives (performance-based).

 
Contact:

To be considered for this position please contact Kate Watts or email a completed CV to kwatts@agristaff.co.za. You are encouraged to complete our Registration Document if you are not currently registered.

 
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