Orchard Manager – Apples

About Craigmore

Craigmore works with global capital partners to build and manage more than 18,000ha of farm, orchard, and forest businesses in Aotearoa New Zealand. With over $700 million of assets under management and growing, Craigmore’s aim is to be a long-term producer of high-quality food and forest products whilst managing the land sustainably and helping to build strong rural communities.

See the rest of our website for an in-depth look at our businesses.

We are embracing new technology, precision farming and solid stakeholder partnerships to create and operate the most sustainable and profitable orchards and vineyards possible.

We are now searching for an Orchard Manager, based at our Central Hawkes Bay ‘Springhill’ apple orchard, to lead the day to day operational and management duties to meet production, cost, and quality targets.

Competencies required to be successful include:

  • A diploma in horticulture or related field and/or 5-10 years experience in the horticulture sector
  • Proven financial literacy
  • Management experience and leadership capability essential
  • Ability to organise work, and to prioritise daily requirements appropriately
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected along with an adaptive mindset with openness to change
  • Ability and desire to embed Craigmore’s values, leading by example

To enquire in strict confidence about this role, or to request a Position Description, please contact us at careers@craigmore.com.


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