Technical Advisor / Horticulturist

Reference: 6101 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux

Job Description:

  • The position is ideal for a driven graduate wanting to make a medium to long term impact in the industry.
  • The work will entail maintaining healthy relationships with people and remaining up to date with relevant industry knowledge. The position requires involvement with growers and industry supporting bodies.
  • The candidate will be working primarily in the disciplines of nutrition, and tree and crop manipulation.
  • Practical tasks include but are not limited to maintenance of nutrition programs, and making pruning, fruit set, and fruit thinning recommendations.
  • The work environment is progressive with remote work, ample leave, and openness to self-motivated projects within the company and the community.

Qualifications:

  •  A Bachelor’s degree in agriculture majoring in Horticulture
  • The candidate must have their own transport
  • Willing to travel locally and internationally
  • Computer literate (MS Office)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Physically fit and healthy
  • A Master’s degree in Horticulture is preferred but is not a prerequisite
  • An additional major in Soil Science is preferred but is not a prerequisite
  • Work experience is beneficial but is not a prerequisite

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