Job - OPERATIONS MANAGER - HORTICULTURE
OPERATIONS MANAGER - HORTICULTURE
Horticulture , Eastern Highlands, Zimbabwe

This position oversees the effective and efficient management of two business units and will build value over time by the continuous improvement and development of existing and planned flori and horticultural operations. As the ideal candidate, you will have five years experience in a commercial horticulture or tobacco environment including three years at management level. This organisation is part of a group that is well established, diversified, and successful.

Position Published
14 Jul 2019
Position Updated
30 Jul 2019
Applications Received
134 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
24 Shortlisted
Interviews In Progress
7 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
60% Complete
60%
14 Jul
23956
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews In Progress
Job Offer Pending
134 Applications
24 Candidates Shortlisted
7 Candidates Interviewed
60% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
General Manager Farms
Supervision Of
Operational Personnel
Interacts With
Suppliers, Consultants, etc
Job Description
Drive ongoing continuous improvement focusing on measured quality, volumes and yields
Recruiting, leading and developing first class management team
Attention to detailed operations systems and SOPs to drive productivity and quality and crop planning from field through packhouse
Drive adoption of global best practices and benchmarks with local innovation
Budgets and forecasts, financial analysis and planning
Plan and develop capacity depth and skills at all levels through operations
Closely guard reputation and integrity of the business
Candidate Specification
Experience
5 years
Education Level
Diploma Level
Qualifications
Strong Agriculture Diploma or Horticulture Degree from reputable organization
Software
Highly Computer Literate - Word / Excel / Powerpoint / Accounting Package
Equipment
Agricultural
Knowledge Of
Commercial Tobacco or Horticultural Operations and Management thereof
Skills To
Transfer and Apply Technical Expertise
Ability To
Lead with high impact and influence / Pay attention to detail
Personality
Confident and open team player / Proactive with an entrepreneurial bent
Other
Open to new knowledge acquisition and transfer
Organisation
Industry
Horticulture
Culture
Driven to Achieve
Gender Profile
Male
Age Profile
Between 28 and 55 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Eastern Highlands, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
Negotiable
- in USD
Not Calculated
Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
Remuneration will be paid in RTGS.
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