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HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTION MANAGER - Out of Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #7870
Job Location Out of Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Agriculture / Farming / Exporting
Job Role HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTION MANAGER
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary $Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Out of Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Open to Expat
Degree Degree in horticulture, technical/scientific acumen

Job Description

13Sep
Out of Harare,Zimbabwe
  • Job Status: Job Offer Made

Our Client is urgently looking for an experienced horticultural grower to take responsibility for the production and export of 35 million top quality succulent cuttings per year, and manage and train an unskilled team of 130 people. This is an expatriate post, reporting to the GM, based in Harare.


Must have a degree in horticulture, technical/scientific acumen, experience with production in high tech greenhouses, and at least five years hands-on experience in high-tech greenhouse production.
Job Responsibilities
Plant Production Department
Based on expertise along with consulting other Managers (Operations, Retail, Nursery and Plant Care/IPM) decide plant items for each season
Communicate with Accounting department to place orders for Production department
Lead the Production team for plant transplant and care
Communicate and establish a working scheme with Plant care/IPM Manager for irrigation practices, and IPM
Communicate and work with Office Manager to hire seasonal staff for Production department
Train, supervise and schedule Production department staff
At the end of each season lead the Production department staff to prepare for winter including cleaning up and stock maintenance
Review and analyze production department operations results for efficiencies output Space
Greenhouse crop production
Quality control
Management:
Work with other managers to find the best possible space available for crops
Keep crop consolidated and promptly dispose of substandard plants Safety: Understand the potential safety hazards in work areas, and take action to make employees jobs' safe
Communicate safety concerns promptly to the safety officer if you can't fix the problems yourself
Maintain a zero-tolerance attitude for unsafe work conditions and practices Leadership: Additionally, a Manager is a leader who directs the work of the department
You are responsible for the training and development of the people who work for you
Work with crop planning to develop optimal crop selection and schedules
Training


Key Skills
Greenhouse crop production
Quality control
Training
5 years growing experience

  • Job Role: HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTION MANAGER
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Salary: $Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Must have a degree in horticulture, technical/scientific acumen
Experience with production in high tech greenhouses
At least five years hands-on experience in high-tech greenhouse production.

Additional Requirements

HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTION MANAGER
Farming
Agriculture
Planting
Horticulture

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