Vacancies

The South African Subtropical Growers’ Association (Subtrop) is looking for an experienced manager to develop and implement industry technical programmes and oversee industry research projects.

The ideal candidate will have an MSc (Agric) degree in Horticulture or similar qualification, at least 5 years’ experience, and sound working knowledge of fruit production. A valid driver’s license is essential.

The successful candidate must be able to:
• Manage a small team of professional technical staff
• Effectively coordinate industry research committees to ensure that research needs are
determined and addressed through appropriate research projects.
• Work with external stakeholders such as researchers, chemical companies and government
officials.
• Communicate at all levels- from small grower to member association boards
• Communicate scientific information to a non-scientific audience
• Competently carry out administrative tasks in a well organised manner.
A competitive remuneration package is offered.

CVs (max 3 pages) can be forwarded to Dr Johann Grobbelaar, recruitment@tagafrica.co.za
Certificates, ID etc. need not be attached and will be requested at a later stage if necessary.

Closing date 16 February 2018

Applicants that have not been contacted by the 16 March 2018 should consider their pplications unsuccessful.

Area: TECHNICAL MANAGER
Date Available:

The South African Subtropical Growers’ Association (Subtrop) is looking for a technical specialist to drive technical / phytosanitary matters relating to access for avocados, litchis and mangoes to export markets.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a BSc Hons degree in entomology or plant pathology, least 2-3 years’ experience, and a sound knowledge of phytosanitary issues affecting fruit exports. A valid driver’s license is essential.

The successful candidate must be:
• Well organised and competent in administrative tasks
• Able to work with government officials relating to market access applications
• Competent in report writing and a good communicator
• Able to travel

A competitive remuneration package is offered.

CVs (max. 3 pages) can be forwarded to Dr Johann Grobbelaar recruitment@tagafrica.co.za.
Certificates, ID etc. need not be attached and will be requested at a later stage if necessary.

Closing date 16 February 2018

Applicants that have not been contacted by the 16 March 2018 should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Area: TECHNICAL SPECIALIST: MARKET ACCESS
Date Available:
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