Vineyard Manager - Oakridge Wines

Oakridge Wines
864 Maroondah Hwy
Coldstream, VIC 3770
Australia
08 85610729 (Main Phone)
Job Start Date
16/08/2021
Application Closing Date
7/08/2021
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full Time - Permanent
Travel
Light Domestic Travel
Job Description
About us
Oakridge is an award-winning winery, cellar door and restaurant, located in the heart of Victoria’s oldest wine region – the Yarra Valley. Established in 1978, Oakridge has grown to become an internationally recognised producer of award-winning wines and a must-visit Yarra Valley destination. As a pioneer of the wine growing region of the upper Yarra Valley, Oakridge is known for producing distinctive single-vineyard wines that reflect the unique terroir of the region.
The Opportunity
We are looking for an experienced person to oversee one of Oakridge Wines vineyard sites in liaison with the Oakridge Leadership Team. This role will directly report into the Oakridge Viticulturist and will be open to using cutting edge techniques and having an innovative approach to viticulture.
This role would suit many people at various stages of their careers, whether it be looking for the next step in your career, as well as those looking for a change.
Oakridge Wines Viticultural team has a strong focus on communication, quality results, and job satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities
Liaison with the viticulturist to plan work programs
Supervision of the everyday vineyard operations
Spraying of vineyard, and all other tractor operations
Maintenance of the vineyard infrastructure
Irrigation/fertigation if required
Adherence to the viticulture plan
Harvesting of fruit
Management of labour hire
Skills and experience required for this role
Proficient in vineyard machinery, preferably with over row spray equipment
Flexibility & understanding of vineyard operations
Analytical thinker and able to problem solve independently
A strong work ethic
Managerial experience in overseeing vintage crews and labour hire
Demonstrate empathy & humility
Flexibility & understanding of vineyard operations
Ability to manage time well
Clear and concise communication, both written and verbal
Must have a valid Australian Drivers Licence
Right to Work in Australia
Desirable (but not essential) A viticulture/horticulture/agriculture qualification & Medium Rigid Truck Licence

Grow with Endeavour Group

Endeavour Group comprises of a diverse range of drinks and hospitality businesses including BWS, Dan Murphy’s, ALH Hotels and Pinnacle Drinks. We are focused on growing and transforming our businesses to meet the changing needs of customers and we’re driven by a culture that puts our customers and team first.

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered..

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating a more sociable future – for our customers and for each other.


To Apply for this role please submit Resumes via email using the 'APPLY FOR JOB’ link above quoting
Reference Viti01 by COB Friday 7th August 2021
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Employer Contact Information
Endeavour Group
PO Box 345
ANGASTON SA 5353
Australia
Grow with Endeavour Group

Endeavour Group comprises a diverse range of drinks and hospitality businesses including BWS, Dan Murphy’s, ALH Hotels and Pinnacle Drinks. We are focused on growing and transforming our businesses to meet the changing needs of customers and we’re driven by a culture that puts our customers and team first.

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered.. At Endeavour Group we value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing.

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating a more sociable future – for our customers and for each other.

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