Section Manager - Fruit Industry - Ashton

Monday, 9 March, 2020
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

Responsible for planning, organizing and managing all production-related farm activities on the allocated production area.   

Key Accountability Areas:
• Ensure timely and accurate execution of production tasks as communicated by and agreed with the Production Manager
• Measurement and collection of relevant data to provide feedback in terms of measuring efficacies of production against protocols and planning
• Measurement and evaluation of efficacies of sprays, pruning and irrigation, contract workers and provide feedback to Production Manager
• Management of stock, labour and production costs, record keeping and reports to Production Manager
• Motivate, mentor, coach and manage a team of workers, with special reference to supervisors and scouts
• Regular meetings with scouts to ensure Pest & Disease identification and management system run efficiently
• Communicate and motivate interventions with regards to pest, irrigation, pruning and other production related matters due to specific visual interpretation, discrepancies or     deviances from the standard
• Support the Production Manager in achieving the production units’ overall objectives 
 • Perform any reasonable duties as requested by the Area Manager 

Qualification and Experience:
• Grade 12/Matric
• Relevant tertiary qualification in Agriculture - Citrus
• Minimum of 2 - 3 years’ proven experience in Citrus 

Competencies and Skills:
• Excellent planning and organisational skills with attention to detail
• Strong leadership skills and ability to work confidently in a group
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong problem-solving skills with a can-do attitude 
• Excellent time management skills
• Computer literate
• Driver’s license


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