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Farm Manager/Viticulturist

Closing Date : 2021-03-12
Closed : Yes
De Grendel Wine Estate, situated in Panorama, facing the beautiful Table Mountain, currently has the abovementioned position available for an experienced individual with excellent leadership, planning and communication skills (Afrikaans and English).

The De Grendel Wine Estate sits majestically elevated on the fynbos-covered slopes of the Tygerberg with a postcard-perfect panoramic view of Table Mountain and the city of Cape Town.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the full farming function across 74 ha wine grapes as well as 5ha blue berries (only in the next 3-4 years) which includes the following: *management of all production processes (irrigation, fertilization, spraying, pruning, harvesting and all new plantings) *farm maintenance management *personnel management *record keeping and compilation of production reports *management of the production budget *management of operating costs *quality management and all other duties relevant to the position.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:
• A relevant tertiary qualification;
• Minimum of 5-8 years' relevant working experience with vineyards (including in a management capacity);
• Knowledge of relevant quality systems (IPW, WIETA, SIZA);
• Excellent computer literacy (MS Office) and communication skills;
• Attention to detail, team mentality and positive attitude;
• Driver’s License.

In return, De Grendel Wine Estate offers a competitive remuneration package that includes housing.

Commencement of duties: 1 July 2021 or earlier

Please apply online at before 09:00 on 12 March 2021.

For general enquiries, contact our team at M3 Human Capital Management on 021 863 1444.

If you don’t hear from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application was unsuccessful.