Company: Non-profit organisation
Location: Larnaca, Cyprus
Salary: Based on experience
Job Type: Permanent
Our client is an international non-profit organisation and they are seeking to recruit a Trainee Horticulture Manager to join the Mediterranean Area Office team, based in Larnaca
About the role: This is a trainee management post and the successful candidate will be part of a multi-disciplined team. The management trained position will provide the candidate with employment to gain practical experience and an understanding of the horticultural operations.
The role is designed for individuals desiring a professional career at senior level in horticulture. Applicants should enjoy physical activities and be prepared for working outdoors through the seasons within MA and should ideally have experience working and travelling in the region.
Initially supporting and assisting the Regional Managers you will have responsibility for the execution and co-ordination of horticultural maintenance and renovation work within the region
You will ensure sustainable management of our historic estate with a conservation-based approach. You will be responsible for the implementation of organisational policy, including approved working practices, health and safety procedures, people management, environmental and policies relating to conduct and behaviour
The transition period from trainee to Horticulture Manager will be 2 years.
What we can offer you:
23 days annual leave (increased up to 30 days with length of service)
Paid public holidays, plus a paid office closure between Christmas and New Year
Provident Fund 10% Employer Contribution
Private Medical Health Cover
Training and Development
Professional subscriptions where relevant
Degree/qualification in landscape architecture or recognised horticulture/land-based industry or 2 years of experience in a supervisory role in one of these fields
High level of written and spoken English language, other languages are desirable particularly Arabic/Italian/French
Great communication skills are essential
A dynamic approach to delivering great results in a sometimes politically challenging region where cultural awareness and sensitivity are essential.
Microsoft Office including Outlook
Knowledge of Health and Safety best practices is desirable
Excellent organisation and time management skills
Full and clean driving licence
Must have the right to live and work in Cyprus and travel within MA
Hours of Work: Full-time (37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday)
Salary: An attractive salary dependent upon skills and experience Travel: Extensive travel within the Mediterranean Area