Vancancy for a General Manager on a farm 

Tuesday, 13 February, 2024
Monique Cook     083 340 4478

We at Doran Vineyards are very proud of our beautiful Voor Paardeberg farm which we have owned for 14 years. We have made great progress developing it to be a multi-purpose agriculture destination including hospitality. Tom and I are planning the next stage. We require an experienced, dynamic, successful person to develop our business.

This is not just a job, We are offering a unique career opportunity. If you are successful, in time you will join the board and become a shareholder. Accommodation, transportation etc. will be provided as well as an incentivised remuneration package commensurate with your experience and success.

Your duties and responsibilities will include 
- Staff 
- Vineyards
- Winemaking 
- Cellar 
- The remainder of the farm e.g the camps
- Animals - cattle and sheep
- Crops - Lucern, oat hay, gardens 
- Hospitality - 3 rental accommodation 

Minimum Requirements 
- Tertiary qualifications in Agriculture or a Business Degree 
- Minimum of 5 years as a Senior Farm Manager

We realize our farm is multi-dimensional and applicants skills will vary. We have a highly experienced staff who look after each department. Training will be given on your inexperienced departments.

Knowledge and skills:
- Proven track record in commercial farming 
- Strong leadership & Interpersonal skills
- Production & Quality driven 
- Precision, accuracy & execution 

You may wish to know more about us, the farm and the job. Send your requirements to our administrator, Applications, in English, demonstrating why you should be appointed to this position, to me, before 1st March 2024.

Initial interviews at the start of March. Final interviews on the farm from March 14th. Starting date depends on your availability.