Farm Manager – Tasmania – Berry Category

Farm Manager – Tasmania – Berry Category


Job Position: Farm Manager – Tasmania – Berry Category

Company: Costa Group

Expected salary:

Location: Tasmania

Farm Manager – Tasmania – Berry Category Job Details:


About the opportunity:

The Farm Manager’s main role is to ensure that all farm operations, financial objectives, and production is carried out in an ethical manner, efficiently, on time and within budget, and to the company’s standard.

The Farm Manager will work closely with the Regional Manager, Regional Operations Manager and Farm Management teams across all sites in Tasmania with a strong focus on efficiencies.

About Costa:

Costa is Australia’s leading grower, packer and marketer of premium quality fresh fruit and vegetables. We nurture our people, cultivate our growing sites and invest in ongoing research and development.

All of the products we grow and sell are fresh, nutritious, unprocessed and grown on our very own farms or those of our partner growers.

The Costa Berry Category is at the forefront of genetic growing and innovation. We supply to some of the most demanding markets in the world, so food safety is paramount. In all that we grow, we are committed to sustainable production and growing.

People are at the heart of the Costa business and across our regions we are a major employer with more than 6,000 workers during our peak seasons.

What we offer:

  • Permanent, Fulltime position + Base Salary + Superannuation
  • Free Access to an Employee Assistant Program
  • Opportunities for Learning, Development, and progression
  • Opportunities for mentorships and coaching
  • Opportunities for travel
  • Work-life Balance
  • Full IT Kit provided
  • Annual Performance Review Process

About the role:

The Farm Manager will be responsible for the following key areas;

  • Building a sustainable operational farm team including irrigation, maintenance, harvest, horticulture, safety and administration
  • Implementing benchmarking, cost tracking and savings strategies
  • Reviewing the performance of staff with the aim to place the ‘right people in the right role’
  • Scheduling of all farm activities with the farm’s operations team
  • Taking a leading role in Annual Budget preparations and manage set production budgets
  • Analysing production processes and liaising with other Berry Category managers for improved performance to ensure timely operations within budget

This is a fast-paced role within a well established agricultural business. This role is critical to the success of Blackberry production within the Tasmania region and leads a team of around 600 team members during peak harvest season.

About you:

To be successful in this role you will have strong experience in a leadership position within an agriculture business with an emphasis on people, quality, yield and timing.

In addition, you should have the ability to:

  • Lead diverse teams to success
  • Focus on timely execution of activities to maximise quality, yield and timing within the budgeted spend
  • Be diligent, responsive and reliable even during peak periods of operation
  • Maintain attention to detail and a sense of urgency
  • Take ownership of the performance of your area of the business
  • Communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Develop a strong positive culture within teams
  • Use Microsoft Office packages proficiently

Costa is seeking applicants who can demonstrate their behaviour in line with the Costa Values ( ). For more information on this role, please contact the berries HR team through [email protected]

Applications will close once the right candidate has been selected, so if you wish to be considered, apply now!

How to Apply?

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