Ixopo Area – KZN: Our client is looking for a Nursery Production Manager to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • BSC Agric qualification – preferably a relevant horticultural qualification
  • Approx 5 years’ experience in horticulture – preferably working with greenhouses
  • A passion for growing plants and a real desire to be a part of the nursery industry
  • Prior experience in the seedling, vegetable or forestry industry is beneficial.
  • Fluent in Zulu and English – Afrikaans a bonus
  • Organised and proactive
  • Excellent customer relations skills and a good team player
  • Strong labour management ability
  • Fair but firm with labour
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Cool under pressure
  • Good health
  • Hard working
  • Computer literate with emails and excel particularly
  • A high level of self-motivation and the ability to pay great attention to detail.


  • Management of junior staff and a labour force of 100-120 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
  • Overall management of production including seedling growth and fertilization, spraying operations, record keeping and seedling irrigation (water management)
  • Procurement, record keeping and inventory control
  • Maintenance of nursery infrastructure (including borehole and irrigation)
  • Maintenance of general nursery hygiene

 ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

Please email your CV to or CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV