Vineyard Manager - Duxton Viticulture

Duxton Viticulture Pty Ltd
514 Silver City Highway
BURONGA, NSW 2739
Australia
03 50221322 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Qualifications Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
Purpose of the Role:

You will be responsible for improving performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategies. You will manage a team of supervisors, employees, and contractors.

Key Responsibilities:

• Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the management team;
• Under direction from the Chief Viticulturist, plan, direct and coordinate all operations across the Vineyards;
• Ensure all operations are managed in alignment with OH&S legislation, quality controls and HACCP requirements;
• Contribute to the improvement of management systems, processes and best practices that guarantee organizational well-being;
• Prepare and complete action plans when required;
• Complete/review monthly and quarterly P&L assessments and forecasts against budget;
• Work with finance on short and long-term financial and managerial reporting;
• Use required software and applications to examine financial and operational data to improve productivity;
• Perform quality controls and monitor KPI’s;
• Manage staff levels, wages, hours, contract labour to budget;
• Direct your teams with collaborative management style;
• Recruit, train, supervise and appraise in conjunction with HR policies and procedures;
• Run a safe, injury/accident-free workplace;
• Complete WHS audits on a regular basis and lead a “safety first” culture on the farm;
• Any other duties or assistance that is required by Senior Management;
• Conduct all workplace tasks with Duxton Vineyards environmental & sustainability commitments front of mind, including ensuring compliance to any relevant environmental laws and compliance obligations.

Job Requirements
Capability Profile:

• Qualification in Viticulture or 5+ years of experience;
• Qualification in Operational Management of 5+ years of experience;
• Proven hands-on experience as a manager;
• Adequate knowledge of organisational effectiveness and operations management;
• Budget development and oversight experience;
• Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting and metrics;
• Excellent people manager, open to direction and collaborative work style with commitment to get the job done;
• Excellent IT Skills;
• Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of organisation;
• Leadership and organisational skills.

Applicants must have Australian citizenship/residency or a valid existing Australian work visa.

Please forward a copy of your CV and cover letter via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB' link above.

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Employer Contact Information
Duxton Viticulture
514 Silver City Highway
BURONGA NSW 2739
Australia
Duxton Vineyards is a large scale, vertically integrated wine enterprise, located in the Mildura & Sunraysia region of New South Wales, Australia.

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