NURSERY OPERATIONS MANAGER

Tzaneen – Limpopo:  Do you have what it takes to exceed customer expectations, while driving a sustainable business and returning maximum profits for the company? If so, then you may be the new Nurseries Operations Manager for our client

Reporting to the General Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for managing the avocado nurseries in a sustainable manner that exceeds customer expectations and delivers maximum returns for the company. The incumbent must drive a process of continuous improvement, lead the nursery team in a process of successfully adopting superior propagation techniques, and establish a supply of quality plant material that will meet the demanding requirements of an ever-expanding operation.

Qualifications and Expertise

  • 5 years’ experience in nursery management
  • 3 years’ business management experience
  • BSc Agric (or similar), or a Degree in Business Management 
  • Nursery management and clonal tree production techniques
  • Fully computer literate (MS Office – Word and Excel, Microsoft AX)

Knowledge

  • Thorough knowledge of business management
  • A solid understanding of plant propagation

Skills

  • Lead a team through a process of change and continuous improvement while optimizing the production capacities of the nurseries
  • Excellent business English skills (written and spoken)
  • An ability to communicate detail, while giving clear work instructions
  • Excellent negotiation skills

Attitude/Behaviour

  • Hard working with the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Determined to make a success of challenging situations
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Have an inherent energy directed towards leading and being a part of a team
  • Accountability

ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted

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