Technical Manager (Pre-Harvest) - neg

Friday, 23 April, 2021
Desmaine     0218722648
Western Cape  

Our client in Stellenbosch is looking for a Technical Manager (to join their Pre-Harvest Team) to drive their fruit supply planning and fruit security in South Africa, working with a team of Technical Advisors. 

Key performance areas:

  • New Grower review and onboarding (5%)
  • Assigned Grower harvest support (15%)
  • Technical Administration (5%)
  • Forecast, estimate & census collation, and revision (20%)
  • Provide technical support to and manage communication to assigned growers (20%)
  • MRL & Spray record (5%)
  • Post season review (10%)
  • Manage technical advisor(s) (10%)
  • Technical capacity development (10%)

Candidate requirements:

Formal qualification:

  • Post-graduate degree (desirable)
  • Tertiary education (essential)
  • Matriculation (essential)
  • Driver’s license

Job-related experience:

  • Technical advisor to growers - any crop (desirable)
  • Production manager crops - any crop (desirable)
  • Team management (essential)
  • Leaf/ water analysis interpretation and compiling fertiliser programs (desirable)
  • Project management (essential)
  • Mapping and implementing systems and processes (desirable)

Job-related knowledge:

    • Drivers of value in agriculture (essential)
    • Export fruit quality
    • Export fruit crop industry 

Please forward your CV, references and salary expectation to: desmaine@vinerecruitment.co.za