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Position:
  Strawberry Farm Manager
 
Location:
 

Gauteng

 
Job Description :
 

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A start-up hydroponic strawberry growing operation is looking for a Farm Manager to join their team from February 2018. Construction is currently underway for a 1.2ha production unit using the unique Verti-gro system.

The farm will initially supply local retailers but aims to export product from 2019 once sufficient production volumes are obtained.

The Farm Manager will work closely with the owners and take on responsibility for the day-to-day, on site management of the farm. This will include planting, growing medium control, set up and management of irrigation, plant nutrition, health and grooming, crop protection and management of 10-12 staff.

The farm aims to be GlobalGAP compliant as soon as possible and the Farm Manager will be responsible for compliance with audit standards and record keeping.

Requirements:

  • A relevant, tertiary-level qualification
  • At least 1-2 years of commercial hydroponic production experience
  • Specific knowledge of strawberry production will be a huge bonus
  • Good communication and staff management skills
  • Ability to pay excellent attention to detail.
   
 
Salary Details:

A starting salary of R15 000 per month will be offered, with potential for production bonuses.

 
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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