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Seed Production Manager

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Plennegy (Pty) Ltd

Job Type

Full Time


South Africa

Description :


Responsibilities include:

•Plan local and international commercial seed productions to meet the requirements of the Production Budget and minimize financial / yield risk.

•Contribute to the construction of the annual production budget of the region.

•Develop, plan and coordinate seed production planting strategies to meet all local and international production needs.

•Ensure that all protocols for seed production is achieved whilst ensuring that the highest genetic purity is maintained.

•Identify new seed production growers and actively maintain relationships with growers in a professional and mutually beneficial manner.

•Ensure timeous and thorough field inspections are carried out on Commercial Seed productions and regularly accompany production officers during field visits.

•Compile and submit monthly production reports.


Minimum requirements:

•BTech Agriculture / Horticulture (BSc-degree an added advantage).

•Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience in a managerial role

•Knowledge of seed production activities, including genetic purity management techniques in hybrid seed production.

•Computer literacy essential (Microsoft Excel - Advanced Level).

•Strong relationship management and organizational skills (including the demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously).

•This position requires local (regularly) and international (occasional) travel.

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