Candidate location: South Africa, Gauteng

Home & other languages: Afrikaans, English, IsiZulu, Northern Sotho

Designation: General Manager

Highest qualification type:  Degree B.Sc. Agriculture (Animal Science)

University: University of Pretoria

Discipline: Other

Years of experience:  More than 30 years of experience (More than 10 years management)

Cost to company: R950 000 – R1.1 mil

Total Annual Fixed Cost of Employment (TFCE): Happy with a package of around $6000 per month

Company size: ‘201 – 500

Division: General and Operations Management

Seniority level: Regional / Country / Area / General / Project Manager / Department Head


I am in possession of a B.Sc.(Agric.)animal science degree. I have previous experience of feedlot management, in fact, I have 30 years of experience in most agricultural sectors.


Ethnicity:                                 Caucasian/White

Nationality:                              South African

Highest Formal Qualification:  B.Sc.(Agric)

Other Formal Qualification:    AVCASA Crop Protection

What is your current/ most recent job title?

Associate Director agriculture (prior to self-employment)

What is the primary purpose of this position?

Responsible for production of total operation. 2000 ha pivot irrigation for local and export market.

What are some of your greatest achievements (When and how have you saved your employers time, money and resources)?

My education includes a B. Sc. (Agric) majoring in Animal Science, degree from the University of Pretoria. I am a seasoned agriculturalist and have been in the agriculture industry for 30 years. I have wide- ranging experience as a successful hands-on farmer and senior manager in both animal- and agronomic agricultural fields. Relevant experience: Between 1999 and 2007 I was appointed as General Manager responsible for general management, cattle management (herd of 200 commercial cattle), farm and export pack house management as well as mechanical-, irrigation- and equipment management.

Earlier on from 1983 to 1991 I was appointed Farm Manager, responsible for a herd of 300 commercial cattle.

Motivation to move (please select): Job Insecurity

Location Preference: I am open to positions both nationally and internationally.

Notice Period: 2 weeks or less.