Greenhouse Production Manager - Heho (Shan State) Myanmar

Position Title: Greenhouse Production Manager

 

 

 

Duty Station: Heho (Shan State)
Position Category: Full-time
Duration: 6 months
Salary Level: Depending on experience

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Fresco Myanmar Ltd (Fresco) is the lead company in European vegetable production in Myanmar and has its main production in Shan State, Myanmar. Fresco has modern greenhouses (Dutch technology) with a total area of 6,000 square meters, to produce tomatoes and bell pepper in a hydroponic protected environment.

Fresco is looking for a Greenhouse Production Manager to manage its bell peppers and tomatoes cultivations in the greenhouses:


He/she will manage:

  • Greenhouse supervisors and teams
  • Climate control system settings and monitoring (Priva - Nutrifit, venting, watering);
  • Crop nutrition including daily and weekly nutrition actions for all stages of the crop cycle;
  • Pest and disease management including implementing daily and weekly control strategies, incorporating IPM;
  • Water resource management including daily and weekly actions, operational troubleshooting of water systems and equipment;
  • Leading / participating in projects to improve quality, safety, performance and yield;
  • Prepare growing protocols for pepper and tomatoes (watering, plants nutrition, pests and diseases management).


KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a greenhouse environment, preferably with experience in all areas of crop work for bell peppers and tomatoes;
  • A good knowledge of tomato and bell pepper crop nutrition, pest and disease management and growing strategies;
  • Experience/exposure to the Priva system (or similar);
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with experience effectively leading a team;
  • Be outcome focused with a track record of achieving performance, quality and safety targets;
  • Excellent problem solving skills and demonstrated resilience, positivity and perseverance;
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities under pressure;
  • Ability to work independently and also effectively as part of a team;
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Commitment to WHS, quality, hygiene and food safety;
  • Tertiary qualification in Horticulture, Agronomy, Plant Science, Agrifood Systems or Rural Science will be highly regarded
  • Good in spoken and written English.


Applicants need to submit cover letter, CV by mail to Paolo Cerati at:

gm@frescomyanmar.com

 

 


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