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  Seedling Nursery Manager - KwaZulu Natal
 
Position:
 

Seedling Nursery Manager

 
Location:
 

KwaZulu Natal

 
Job Description :
 

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An outstanding career opportunity has arisen with an established commercial nursery, located approximately 1 hour outside of Pietermaritzburg.

The Nursery Manager appointed will be required to oversee all aspects of the day-to-day operations at the nursery, which specializes in the production of quality vegetable and forestry seedlings.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Nursery Manager will be specifically tasked with:

  • Overall management of production including seedling growth and fertilization, spraying operations, record keeping and seedling irrigation (water management);
  • Maintenance of nursery infrastructure (including borehole and irrigation);
  • Maintenance of general nursery hygiene;
  • Management of junior staff and a labour force of 70-100 people including task planning, training, discipline and related administrative tasks;
  • Customer liaison, follow up, extension and promotional events;
  • Logistics- management of drivers, maintenance of fleet, scheduling, loading of trucks, deliveries and stock control;
  • Cost analyses;
  • Procurement, record keeping and inventory control.

This is a hands-on management position which requires discipline and self-motivation with a hands-on approach. The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • A relevant tertiary horticultural qualification;
  • Prior experience in the seedling, vegetable or forestry industry is beneficial but at least a hands-on background in intensive crop production will be needed;
  • Hold a genuine passion for growing plants and a real desire to be a part of the nursery industry;
  • Excellent customer relations skills and a good team player;
  • Strong labour management ability and experience;
  • Fluency in isiZulu, English and Afrikaans;
  • Strongly detail-oriented.
   
 
Salary Details:

A competitive salary including benefits will be offered to the right candidate, dependent on experience and qualifications. Potential for production bonuses exists, dependent on performance. 

 
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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