Published
September 16, 2019
Location
Mozambique, Mozambique
Category
Job Type
Job Category
Agronomy (crops) and horticultural production
Accept Terms and Conditions
Yes

Description

Production Manager – fruit (Mozambique)

A dynamic Agri-business based in the Mpumalanga Lowveld specializes in the production, packing and marketing of a variety of subtropical fruits. They are now recruiting a Production Manager for their operations in Mozambique.

Responsibilities include management of all the processes during establishment and maintenance of orchards, including growing, plant nutrition, pest & disease management, harvesting, post-harvest handling, staff management, budget management, i.e. drawing up of budgets, control of expenses.

Requirements:

  • Matric, and an applicable tertiary qualification will be an advantage.
  • At least 8 -10 years’ experience with subtropical fruit farming, related crops or nursery management. Must have good interpersonal skills, experience to work with labour, and ability to work independently.
  • Computer skill: Good on excel, spreadsheets, calculations, etc.
  • Knowledge in farm budgeting. Understanding production standards.
  • Good labour management skills. Working with the large labour force.
  • Sound knowledge in Irrigation: Installation, scheduling, and maintenance
  • General knowledge in basic soil chemistry (fertiliser application)
  • Willing to farm in an isolated area in Mozambique.

Salary package highly negotiable.

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