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Live-in Head Gardener

Jordan, Salary negotiable

EHS #2702

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Exciting opportunity available for a Head Gardener in Jordan.  Our clients are looking for a long-term commitment; salary, conditions and accommodation offered would reflect this.  You must possess excellent leadership and strong communication skills, verbal and written, to communicate with different people from different cultures, and have the ability to work under pressure, be organised in performing all work-related matters, and able to take the initiative when solving problems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, follow up and implementation of general site annual strategy plan (site budget, staff training, chemical application plan, seed, bulb and plant purchases etc)
  • Preparation of daily, periodical and seasonal reports on all areas under his/her responsibility, to be submitted to Section Head
  • Help in designing, following up and implementing staff training plan for all members of staff on different gardening skills in coordination with Department Manager
  • General maintenance of all areas within BAU site or for any other requested locations including private garden, services area, kitchen garden and propagation unit
  • Responsible for staff attendance, appearance and time management for all staff
  • Provide counsel and direct activities related to policies, discipline, terminations and other personnel practices and problems
  • Preparation and follow up of all purchase orders related to the site to be submitted to Department Manager for approval
  • Responsible for pest and disease recognition and control strategy
  • Responsible for the Maintenance of Machinery and tools
  • Water management for site including management and maintenance of irrigation system
  • Preparation and follow up of all job order forms upon the approval of the Department Manager
  • Daily follow up of all activities on site (regular, periodical, seasonal and emergency works)
  • Participation in any additional tasks required for special events on site
  • Design and implementation of improvements to new and existing sites whenever requested
  • Perform any other assigned duties by his superiors

Skills required for the role would include previous Private household experience and all of the below:

  • BSC Degree in Horticulture – Agronomy from a well-recognized university
  • Extensive knowledge of plants, ornamental and production plants, IMP control methods, organic farming and propagation methods
  • Practical experience in managing gardens to the highest horticultural standards
  • Excellent skills in using computer systems for business (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)

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Live-in Head Gardener

EHS #2702

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