Vineyard Manager JS2947

The Lucas Group
Margaret River Region
08 8201 9999 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Job Description
- Large family-owned commercial vineyard
- Hands-on management role
- Margaret River Region


This family-owned 600ha property is home to their vineyard, olive grove and cattle operation and has developed a reputation as a leading producer of quality commercial grapes in the northern Margaret River Region. Currently, there is 82 hectares of vines on the property together with around 6,000 olive trees and 600 head of Murray Grey Cattle. The Property Owners are currently looking for an energetic, ambitious, experienced and hands-on person to manage the vineyard operation.


Reporting to the General Manager and working with the Consultant, the Vineyard Manager will be responsible for implementing the vineyard plan and daily activities of the vineyard. With a goal of achieving targeted budgets and yields, along with providing leadership in all aspects of managing, monitoring and guiding the team to implement company policies, to reach strategic objectives.

Job Requirements
Key Responsibilities

• Coordinating vineyard activities on a day-to-day basis
• Irrigation and fertigation activities conducted, and systems maintained
• Manage staff, contractors and resources effectively
• Co-ordinate and undertake all vineyard programs in a timely manner with minimal supervision

Skills and Experience

• Demonstrated experience in staff management and team leadership
• Previous experience coaching, training and further educating staff
• Experience in budgeting and financial performance monitoring
• Operating knowledge of all vineyard machinery and irrigation
• Previous experience in a hands-on role within a medium to large-scale vineyard
• Experience in QA systems highly valued


• Qualifications in Viticulture, Horticulture, Agriculture, Irrigation or similar will be highly regarded
• A current and valid Driver’s licence is essential
• ChemCert accreditation is required


An attractive remuneration package with executive style 5 bedroom on-farm accommodation suitable for a family will be negotiated to reflect skills and experience.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jono Sawers, on +61 8 8201 9999 quoting reference number JS2947, or apply online with a resume and cover letter via the ‘Apply’ button.

Employer Contact Information
The Lucas Group
3/255 Pulteney Street
Adelaide SA 5000
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The Lucas Group is dedicated to providing the agricultural industry with HR consultancy, executive search and recruitment services, and a platform for innovative workforce planning. As Australia’s premier agribusiness recruitment agency, we search regionally, nationally and globally to identify highly skilled candidates who possess passion and aptitude for the agribusiness industries. We provide businesses throughout the world with an integrated agribusiness recruitment network, creating a direct link between business and the candidate.

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