Newly Qualified Vineyard Manager - Kent - JN161
If you've recently obtained a viticultural management qualification or you're searching for the next step up into becoming a Vineyard Manager, this is an opportunity to join a market-disrupting UK wine industry innovator.
As Vineyard Manager, you'll use your track record of delivering high-yield grape production to achieve business objectives and disrupt UK and international markets. You will manage the planning, setup and maintenance of the vineyard's operations.
You will work alongside the Conservation Manager to ensure that the business remains at the pinnacle of sustainable wine production while utilising the latest technology to optimise yields and ensure the brand competes on price.
What your day-to-day will look like:
Maintain grape production data, crop estimates and vine maintenance
Develop grape supply strategy
Ensure optimum quality and grape variety characteristics
Work in partnership with growers, winemakers and consultants to achieve high grape supply
Select and manage seasonal labour
Manage and organise harvest
Ensure compliance to regulatory standards
Establish and implement vineyard procedures, training and safety initiatives
What you will have:
Degree in viticulture or equivalent preferred
Experience of management within a vineyard operation
Strong organisational and logistical skills
People management and good interpersonal skills
Organic farming experience is desirable
What you can expect:
Competitive salary package + bonus scheme
Robust training and professional development opportunities
Being part of a growing business disrupting the UK market
25 days annual leave (pro-rata)
Generous staff discount
For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Jon Handley on: Office 01885 485522 or e-mail your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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