Grower Nursery Manager | Cobham, Surrey
We are working with an independent British vegetable breeder as they look to appoint a hands on Grower Nursery Manager to be responsible for all tasks involved in commercial nursery management.
This vegetable breeder is committed to developing new innovative varieties for the fresh produce industry. They work on niche vegetables as well as market leaders making this an exciting and interesting place to work. Their passion for science and use of modern techniques allows them to breed some of the finest vegetables in the UK.
As Grower Nursery Manager your main responsibilities will include all crop husbandry tasks, managing nursery staff and general site maintenance. You'll be fully supported by the Agronomy Manager as you carry out tasks such as cultivating, planting, weeding, cutting, irrigating, harvesting, pollinating, fertiliser/pesticide applications and machinery operations. You'll also be responsible for managing staff and site maintenance.
You'll have experience of working in a commercial greenhouse/glasshouse and an educational background in either horticulture, agriculture or a related subject. Further certifications such as your PA1, PA3 or PA6 would be useful, however training for these spraying certificates will be provided for the right person. You'll be happy to work in a team but also confident to work on your own too. You'll have a high attention to detail and strong written and verbal communication skills. This position would suit those at a supervisor/assistant manager level who are looking to take the next step in their career.
Remuneration will be GBP24K - GBP26K DOE.
To apply or find out more about this job please contact Edina Bremner on or to find out more.