Manager – Farming Operations

Reference: DB 6900

Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Description:

  • Responsible to efficiently manage and support the farm managers of the following entities:
  • Medium sized Blueberry farm in Porterville district.
  • Medium sized Pecan Nut farm in Vaalharts district.
  • Start-up Citrus farm in Porterville district. 
  • o Game- and livestock farm in Karoo. 

Qualifications:

  • A degree or other relevant qualification in Agriculture and Business such as B.Agric and/or MBA. 
  • Minimum five years’ experience, gained in a similar role. 
  • Experience in labour best practice and employee motivation will be advantageous. 
  • Experience in process efficiencies and best practice farming practices will be beneficial. 
  • Excellent administration and management skills. 
  • Ability to build and maintain key internal and external relationships. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and achieve results. 
  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage a number of priorities and meet deadlines. 
  • Strong project management and coordination skills. 
  • Proficient in creation and execution of strategic initiatives. 
  • Advanced capability in all aspects of Microsoft Office. 
  • Ability to understand Afrikaans. 
  • Strong numerical skills with good attention to detail and ability to manage budgets.

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za