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Job Careers At TWK Agri: Is Looking Nursery Manager 2023-2024


Nursery Manager



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Job Description


Sunshine Seedling Services, part of the TWK Group, has the following vacancy available: Nursery Manager at Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Oversee the running of the TWK Sunshine Seedling Services nurseries (Forestry, Clone, Vegetable, and Ornamentals) on 4 sitesInvolved in the strategic management of the nursery and its operations

Ensuring realistic budgets are set and achieved

Planning and coordinating production to meet orders and budgets

ISO9001 meetings and continual improvement

Ensure strict adherence to procedures

Capex investigation and application

Health and Safety and equity compliance

Overall management of staff

Human Resources oversight and working with the HR Department

Development of people ensuring future employment equity plans are met and that Sunshine Seedling Services has a pipeline of skilled supervisors, junior managers, and managers coming through

Involved in disciplinary matters when required

Meeting with managers and staff on a regular basis

Conducting stock takes and being involved in the mid and end of the financial-year reports

Ensuring financial controls are being adhered to

Involved in setting up systems to streamline operations and align Sunshine Seedling Services with the TWK Group

Reporting back to senior management on the running of the nurseries

Involved in research and aligning Sunshine Seedling Services with the key objectives of the TWK Group

Keeping abreast of market changes and new innovations

Assist in the planning, stock controls, and maintenance of the nurseries ensuring there are no delays in the operations

Involved in the marketing of the various lines in the nurseries, attending trade days, shows, etc.

Problem-shooting and assisting Managers with decision making

Qualifications and Skills:

Matric / Grade 12Management degree or equivalent

5 years experience at a senior level and 10 years in operations

Nursery experience at a senior level (advantageous)

Experience managing a diverse group of people and communicating at all levels

Management in a corporate environment (advantageous)

Willingness to learn and keep up with nursery trends

Experience with Excel, Word, and Outlook

Driver’s license

Understanding of nursery or agricultural operations

Trilingual (English, Afrikaans, and isiZulu)

Budget and financial understanding

Ability to multitask

Attention to detail

Ability to work under pressure


*The company can expire jobs at any time at their own discretion.

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