* General Manager

General Manager


A growing company, evolved from a family farm into Ireland’s leading young plant nursery, supplying young plants to growers all over the world is offering a unique and challenging job opportunity.
The company is looking to hire a General Manager who will be a part of the Management team. They will be responsible for all production, planning and culture of crops on the nursery and for the technical assistance and support to farmers. The successful candidate will become part of a progressive nursery and plant development business with ambitious growth plans, joining a team of highly entrepreneurial and competent individuals.



  • Ethical and responsible behavior
  • Drive & determination
  • Demonstrates strong initiative and a “Right first-time” approach
  • Project management skills
  • People management and teamwork skills
  • Communication skills
  • Process knowledge, improvement and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent Numeracy & PC Skills
  • Commercial knowledge
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational & planning skills
  • Strong execution and delivery capabilities
  • Demonstrates autonomy within the established framework and report requirements
  • Capability to handle significant workloads, availability to respond and to travel



  • Applicants must have a relevant production and management skills
  • Science Bachelor’s Degree and or a minimum of 10 years industry experience
  • 3 years+ experience in operations management
  • Proven track record of managing operations in a commercial farm setting
  • Production management nursery propagation and production type environment is advantageous
  • Experience in field and greenhouse disciplines
  • Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment
  • Experience in project management
  • People management experience
  • Employees relations experience in an agricultural environment is desirable
  • Experience in Lean or Global Gap production regulation is advantageous



An attractive remuneration will be offered for this position, with a variable part according to own performance and sharing the business success.


For more information or to apply, contact Greg O’Hanlon by phone at +353 87 600 3620 or by email at info@consultghi.com

Updated: 25th September 2019 — 8:30 am