Our client is a highly innovative leader within their field and one of the UK’s largest Soft Fruit producers. Due to continued success, they are now searching for a Nursery Manager to drive agronomic excellence throughout their plant propagation department.
The day to day management of the nursery site including all operations and growing. To include people management, irrigation management, climate management, identification and control of P&D and coordination of pesticide spraying
- Responsible at all times for the identification and control of pest and disease, through crop walking and for the reporting of any issues to the Propagation Unit Manager, Agronomist and any other relevant persons. Also responsible for the coordination of spraying, as advised by the Agronomist
- Responsible at all times for following the irrigation volume blueprint, advised by the Agronomist, and monitoring regularly throughout each day, using own initiative to amend volumes as determined by factors of each day (weather, plant and so on).
- Liaising with the Propagation Unit Manager on husbandry tasks that need to be undertaken.
- Responsible for a 1 in 3 weekend duty rota, duties to include, environmental computer operation, monitoring irrigation and the reporting of any maintenance issues.
You will be an effective communicator with crop production experience ideally within the soft fruit sector. You will need to demonstrate the ability to proactively manage all crop P&D, fertigation strategies and be confident with environment control systems. Confident when dealing with others, able to influence and engender change.
If this sounds like you, please don’t delay, submit your CV into Redfox immediately. Or for a confidential chat, please call Ian Reed at Redfox on 01284 715055.