Section Manager - Citrus - Burgersfort

Wednesday, 5 January, 2022
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

Job purpose:  Planning, organising and managing all production related farm activities on the allocated production area.

Key Accountability Areas

Timely and accurate execution of production tasks as communicated by, and agreed with the Production Manager
Collection and measurement of relevant data to provide feedback.  Evaluate efficiencies of production against protocols and planning
Measurement and evaluation of efficacies of sprays, pruning and irrigation, and contract workers.  Provide feedback to Production Manager
Management of stock, labour and production costs, record keeping and reports 
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.  Efficient running of the management system
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 two to three 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
Driving licence

Applications close on 31 January 2022.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.  If the Company does not contact you on or before the 05 February 2022, your application was unfortunately unsuccessful.