General Manager (Agriculture)

Reference: 9157 MLR
Consultant: Michelle le Roux 

Job Description: 

  • Business Planning
  • Planning, Implementation, and monitoring of the total production process aligned to best in class growing techniques as adopted from round the world.
  • Business Development
  • Work with plant and tree breeders and IP holders to optimize portfolio of products and establish our operation as a robust and reputable long term partner for those wishing to layout high performing assets suitable for our product mix.
  • Financial
  • Take full responsibility for overall financial performance of the division.
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operational
  • Establishing daily farm operational targets and standards, ensuring adherence to best practices and safety standards and managing and overseeing against those standards and targets.
  • Harvest and Packhouse
  • Planning and implementation of a harvesting program to maximise returns by getting product to the market within a defined time period to optimise pricing versus competition.
  • Infrastructure and Equipment
  • Make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification, and procurement.
  • Nursery
  • Work with third party nurseries and TC laboratories to plan and manage development programs.
  • Quality
  • Work with QA to establish robust quality control processes and management of all daily activities, resource planning and efficiencies.
  • Reporting and data Management
  • Health and Safety
  • Communication

Qualifications: 

  • Relevant Qualification
  • 3-5 years experience

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.