Section Manager - Citrus - Riviersonderend

Monday, 13 September, 2021
Lee-Zanne Flaatten     0824188747

Job purpose:

Responsible for planning, organizing and managing all production-related farm

activities on the allocated production area.

Key Accountability Areas

• Ensure timely and accurate execution of production tasks as communicated by and agreed

with the Farm Manager

• Measurement and collection of relevant data to provide feedback in terms of measuring

efficiencies of production against protocols and planning

• Measurement and evaluation of efficiencies of sprays, pruning and irrigation, contract

workers and provide feedback to the Farm Manager

• Management of stock, labour and production costs, record keeping and reports to Farm


• 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 and management

system run efficiently

• 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 Farm Manager in achieving the production units’ overall objectives

• Perform any reasonable duties as requested by the Farm Manager or his/ her designate

Qualification and Experience

• Grade 12/Matric

• Relevant tertiary qualification in Agriculture - Citrus

• Minimum of 2 - 3 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

• Driver’s license

Closing date: 22 September

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