Garden Manager

Friday, 9 October, 2020
Human Resources    
Franschhoek  

A Wine farm in the Franschhoek area seeks to employ a Garden Manager for a group of companies. We are looking for an honest, hardworking and reliable candidate to be appointed in the above mentioned position.

 

Requirements:

  • Fluent in both English and Afrikaans
  • Computer literate ( specifically MS Word & Excel)
  • Must have own transport
  • Good communication skills
  • Must have good organisation skills
  • Must be willing to work in a team
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Tertiary qualification -  ( Degree / Diploma ) in  Horticulture will be beneficial
  • 5-6 years experience

Duties include :

  • Uphold the image of the estate – neatness of gardens, walkways, trees, lawns and open areas
  • Oversee general garden maintenance
  • Running of garden projects as set out according to budget
  • Production and management of :
    • honey
    • olives
    • fruit
    • vegetables
    • herbs
    • cut flowers
    • nursery
    • composting and waste
  • Ensure that ISO / Environmental standard throughout the garden department are being met and implemented
  • Management of garden employees
  • Coordinate repairs and maintenance on garden vehicles and equipment
  • Efficient budget management

 

Salary: Market related

Start date: November / December 2020

 

Please send applications to lanese@rupertwines.com before 20 October 2020.

(Should you not be contacted within 3 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful)