Vineyard Manager - Cloudy Bay Vineyards

Cloudy Bay Vineyards
230 Jacksons Road
Blenheim, MBH 7201
New Zealand
+64 99 855 645 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
No Travel
Job Description
Estates & Wines, the Moët Hennessy wine division, is a unique collection of prestigious wineries spread across 5 continents. Our vineyards are located on exceptional sites and are among the best terroirs of their appellation and each of our wineries have broken new ground - by pioneering new or forgotten regions; or through innovative & distinctive winemaking techniques.

Cloudy Bay Vineyards not only captures the essence of Marlborough but also embodies New Zealand's luxury to the world. The luxury of space and time, of intimate moments and nature’s rarest qualities. At Cloudy Bay, we are passionate about creating wines which express our regional and national character, through the Cloudy Bay lens.

We’re looking for a Vineyard Manager to join the team at Cloudy Bay Vineyards. This opportunity will allow you to be part of a sophisticated brand and work outdoors in a friendly work environment. As part of the team, you’ll develop your skills further with good training and task diversity and uphold our culture of quality and safety. As a Southern Valleys’ Vineyard Manager, you’ll report to the Vineyard Operations Manager (VOM) and will be responsible for managing all operational tasks at the Cloudy Bay Southern Valleys’ group of vineyards.
This includes executing or overseeing the tasks, quoting, recording and reporting, repairs and maintenance, OH&S, security and quality assurance. A high focus on people management and the ability to strategize/plan, manage finances/resources and work with others across departments is critical to this role.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

• Develop weekly work plans and control daily duties of employees and contractors.
• Ensure vineyard operations are carried out efficiently and effectively as communicated with, and as agreed by the - Vineyard Operations Manager and Viticulturist.
• The implementation and record keeping of Cloudy Bay Vineyards herbicide, fungicide & fertiliser programs and all soil management activities
• Overseeing vine pruning activities as per the company pruning plan.
• Conduct irrigation activities as per the irrigation schedule; including fertigation, maintenance of the irrigation systems, and interpreting information from the soil moisture measuring devices.
• Manage performance, job specifications, costs, morale and training of the Southern Valleys’ vineyard team in conjunction with Company policy & procedures.
• Ensure maximum productivity and compliance with all workplace Occupational Health & Safety regulations and policies.


Job Requirements
In order to succeed in this position, you will have:

• Extensive practical vineyard experience and general knowledge of farming systems and staff management
• Experience in a multi-department environment and strategic planning
• Experience in horticulture and horticultural engineering
• Tertiary qualified (or similar) in Viticulture desirable
• Ability to build successful relationships with key stakeholders
• Class 1 valid Driver’s License
• High standards of thoroughness accuracy and practicality in workmanship
• Company OH & S program - commitment and knowledge


To apply, please use the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above.

Employer Contact Information
Cloudy Bay Vineyards
230 Jacksons Road
Blenheim MBH 7201
New Zealand
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Cloudy Bay Winery not only captures the essence of Marlborough but also embodies New Zealand's luxury to the world. The luxury of space and time, of intimate moments and nature’s rarest qualities. At Cloudy Bay, we are passionate about creating wines which express our regional and national character, through the Cloudy Bay lens.

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