General Manager – FitzGerald Nurseries

Fitzgerald nurseries

FitzGerald Nurseries Require a General Manager

The successful candidate will participate in the Management team of the company. He or she will be responsible for all production, planning and culture of crops on the nursery and grown on behalf of the nursery and for the technical assistance and support to farmers.

Candidate requirements:

  • Ethical and responsible behaviour
  • Drive & determination
  • Demonstrates strong initiative and a “Right first-time” approach
  • Project management skills
  • People management and teamwork skills
  • Communication skills
  • Process knowledge, improvement and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent Numeracy & PC Skills
  • Commercial knowledge
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational & planning skills
  • Strong execution and delivery capabilities
  • Demonstrates autonomy within the established framework and report requirements
  • Capability to handle significant workloads, availability to respond and to travel


  • Applicants must have a relevant production and management skills
  • Science Bachelors Degree or a minimum of 10 years of industry experience
  • 3 years+ experience in operations management
  • Proven track record of managing operations in a commercial farm setting
  • Production management nursery propagation and production type environment is advantageous
  • Experience in field and greenhouse disciplines
  • Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment
  • Experience in project management
  • People management experience
  • Employees relations experience in an agricultural environment is desirable
  • Experience in Lean or Global Gap production regulation is advantageous

Job Benefits

  • A unique challenging and interesting job
  • Be part of a progressive nursery and plant development business with ambitious growth plans
  • High level of opportunity to develop the business and personal career in international horticulture markets
  • Be part of a team with high entrepreneurial, management and technical experience and competences
  • An attractive remuneration, with a variable part according to own performance and sharing the business success