Vineyard Manager


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Company: Villa Maria Estate

Type:Fixed Term

Uploaded: 06 July 2018

Closes: 06 August 2018

A leader in sustainability, innovation and quality, Villa Maria is a family-owned winery recognised as an icon in the New Zealand wine industry. Listed as ‘Fourth Most Admired Wine Brand in the World’ Villa Maria now exports to over 60 countries.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Vineyard Manager to join our committed and passionate team. This position covers a number of organic and conventional vineyards within 15km of our Marlborough Winery.

In this role you will be implementing vineyard operations to the highest level, as well as managing staff and contract labour throughout the year. This will include planning, leading and actively partaking in machinery operations; ensuring that vineyard specific tasks are performed correctly, on time and to the required standard.

Additional tasks on this vineyard cluster will include irrigation monitoring and operation, frost control, canopy management, and all administrative tasks. To help with all of that, we operate top quality machinery, irrigation systems and technology. 

 The successful candidate will have:

  • Administration skills and strong computer literacy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in managing and training staff
  • A strong background in machinery operations with a focus on safety and efficiency

If you are a team player, results orientated, self-motivated and passionate about growing quality wines, then Villa Maria is the place for you. In return, we can offer the opportunity to work with a great group of people, comprehensive training and a commitment to career development. Apply now via the button below.

This is a one year, fixed-term, maternity leave contract.

Please note that you must have eligibility to work in New Zealand.


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