Team Manager - Manawatu

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Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be responsible for a team of 18 staff, driving the day to day activities, helping to build a team who are focused and driven to achieve excellence and pride in what they do. You will maintain a hands-on approach, taking ownership of all areas within their responsibility, supporting the Operations Manager in terms of people and performance management, quality control and auditing, budgetary reviews, and plant maintenance in order to meet divisional priorities. You will manage your own workload, be extremely self-driven, and have the means to work flexible hours.

This is a great opportunity for candidates who enjoy a daily hands-on approach, leading staff to achieve deadlines and exceed client expectations.

About you

  • Have minimum of 7 years proven horticulture and/or arboriculture experience and have a relevant qualification, minimum level 4.
  • Can demonstrate sound leadership skills  and enthusiasm to motivate a team
  • Demonstrate sound interpersonal skills and are customer focused
  • Have strong organisational and planning skills to coordinate and manage workloads
  • Have the ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate initiative
  • Are reliable, meticulous and have an organised approach to work
  • Have strong  computer, and administration skills
  • You will have a current Class 1 driver’s licence with the ability to drive a manual

 What we can offer you

  • To be belong to a unique, family orientated company which cares about their people
  • Opportunity to give back to the community
  • To receive an annual tool allowance  and annual $300 wellness benefit
  • Competitive salaries, that are reviewed annually
  • Potential opportunity for advancement in team and company
  • Potential opportunity for internal and external training 

If you are interested in this position and you want to be part of a dedicated, passionate team, then click ‘apply’ or email your CV to  


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