Operational Farm Manager - Hermanus

Monday, 22 June, 2020
Western Cape  

De Bos Farm, belonging to Bosman Adama (Pty) Ltd, situated in Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, invites an enthusiastic, energetic and innovative LEADER to take overall responsibility for the management of all farming activities of Vineyards and Protea farms.

Responsibilities will include the following:-

  • Maintaining high standards in vineyard practices such as cultivation, thinning, pruning, suckering, canopy management, planting and replanting, irrigating, harvesting and general tidiness of area where vineyards are planted
  • Determination and application of water and fertilizer
  • Effective and successful application of disease and pest control
  • Implement an effective Quality management system to obtain optimal quality and quantity at minimal cost
  • Irrigation monitoring with due consideration for fruit quality and growing strength of vines
  • Overall housekeeping and tidiness of all farms and its supporting areas
  • Ensuring Health and Safety compliance in all areas alleviating risk to the employees and to the business as a whole
  • General Maintenance of:-

          -roads, bridges, trenches, districts and sites.

         -all buildings on the farms             

         -machine/equipment such as tractors and implements

         -roads, bridges, trenches, districts and sites

         -the irrigation systems and the control thereof

  • Effective management of Human Resources:-

         -Planning and managing employees everyday tasks to meet operational plan

         -Fair and equitable management of employees according to the HR policies and procedures.

         -Ensure that the teams are fully competent, motivated and committed to achieve the goals of the business

 The ideal candidate must have atleast 5 years practical hands-on agricultural management experience with a relevant qualification. Must be fully computer literate and au fait with general MS Office. Working knowledge of IPW and Wieta Certification will be a huge advantage.

 Do you have a passion for agriculture, wine farming and its people? Do you regard yourself as hands-on, with a pro-active approach to work? Do you have a sound work ethic and regard yourself as values driven?  Do you have a practical approach to farming?  Are you technically minded? Do you have a sound business acumen? If so, APPLY NOW!

 Please fax CV to hr@bosmanadama.co.za. Closing date: 26 June 2020

  If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date you can assume that your application was successful.