Hoedspruit Area – Limpopo: Our client is looking for a General Manager to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • A relevant qualification (Degree/Diploma) in Agriculture, Business Management or related
  • 10 – 15 years’ experience in strategic and general management role or a similar role with solid knowledge of the fruit production industry


  • Excellent leadership and people management skills; practical experience in handling people at all levels and a strong record of achievement through building high performing teams.
  • Positive work attitude with high energy level and strong motivational skills.
  • Able to work in a highly innovative and collaborative space.
  • Strong decision maker with excellent grasp of both the short and long-term macro/micro issues of business, operations (production/supply chain) and human relations interaction
  • Multilevel negotiating and communication ability
  • Can-do attitude and bottom-line achiever. Results driven and able to implement operationally
  • The ability to plan and execute in a structured manner is essential
  • Strong business acumen


Technical & Compliance

  • Ensure accurate execution of Standard Operating Procedures on all levels of citrus and subtropical production
  • Timely capturing, evaluation and reporting of key data related to production
  • Oversee that all production teams are adequately equipped, deployed and that data available is accurate for decision making
  • Oversee that Health & Safety is maintained in all production units
  • Oversee Compliance certification

Financial Management

  • Development of annual budgets for operational and capital expenditure
  • Motivation of expenditures against desired and anticipated outcomes
  • Execution of operating procedures and production plans within budget
  • Ensure all expenditure well monitored for the best interest of the Business

Strategic Direction and Continuous Improvement

  • Identification of cost optimization procedures and methods
  • Measurement and continual improvement of labour productivity
  • Strategic interventions to improve financial return to farms
  • Inputs towards development and expansion plans, programs, and budgets

Manage Performance and Development of Employees

  • Implementation of strong organizational structure
  • Identification of future supervisors and managers, invest in training and development initiatives
  • Train, equip and coach managers
  • Performance Management-measure and review performance with managers against set objectives and assist managers with goals and focus areas
  • Measurement and regular feedback sessions with managers
  • Fostering a healthy teamwork environment
  • Increase staff morale and engagement
  • Oversee HR and Labour Relations

 ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

To apply CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV