Farm Manager

Tuesday, 27 February, 2024

Our client, a leading MCC estate based in Tulbagh, is looking for a Farm Manager with a strong viticultural background to join their team. The ideal candidate has strong leadership skills, is an excellent communicator, and takes a collaborative approach.

The successful candidate will be responsible for comprehensive management of the vineyard and farm, ensuring optimal grape production for winemaking and efficient, profitable agricultural operations. The incumbent must demonstrate the ability to effectively motivate, inspire and upskill the team of vineyard workers, focusing on the enhancement of their skills and level of output.

Duties will include: *Production planning, including seasonal actions *Vineyard management *Grapevine planting *Budget management *Equipment and facility maintenance *Agricultural regulatory compliance *Implementation of sustainable farming practices *Recordkeeping *Data Analysis *Team leadership *Identify opportunities and liaise with relevant stakeholders (suppliers, buyers, and local markets) *All other tasks related to the role.

Essential qualifications, skills, and experience:
• Relevant qualification;
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in viticulture and farm management;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• In-depth knowledge of agricultural best practices and emerging trends;
• Knowledge of relevant technology and software for farm management.

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 12 March 2024.

For general enquiries, contact our team at M3 Human Capital Management on 021 863 1444.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates are contacted. If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.