July 13, 2024

Position Available: Assistant Manager – Infrastructure & Trade

Agri Eastern Cape is a member based and funded organisation with its office in Port Elizabeth. 

Agri Eastern Cape is a modern and representative organisation of commercial agriculture. It promotes environmentally sustainable agriculture and influence government policy and formulation. It provides value-added services to its members

The organisation is looking for a dynamic, energetic, open-minded individual who is prepared to travel locally and nationally when required.

Duties and Responsibilities of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Research and development of operational plans to address the numerous infrastructural and economic issues faced by commercial farmers
  • Lead and motivate support staff to develop a high-performance culture
  • Oversee activities relating to the operations of the Infrastructure and Trade Committee of the organisation to ensure desired results consistent with the overall strategy of Agri Eastern Cape
  • Manage engagements and communication between our affiliated members and the activities of this functional committee to ensure adequate support to these members.
  • Engage and build trust relations with key partners and stakeholders

Job-related knowledge, skills and requirements:

  • A National Senior Certificate or higher.
  • A formal relevant qualification or sufficient employment experience in any or some of the following fields will be an advantage. Law, engineering, project management, agriculture and/or the commercial aspects, relevant to small, medium and large-scale commercial farming enterprises
  • Computer literacy with excellent administrative, communication and interpersonal skills will be a pre-requisite
  • A good working knowledge of social media platforms as well as the creating and uploading of content
  • Must have problem solving and analytical skills.
  • An appropriate degree or diploma or a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a managerial position is required
  • Maximum age 55 years
  • A code B drivers’ licence
  • The successful applicant must possess their own vehicle, which they are prepared to use for official duties, such use to be re-imbursed at an agreed rate.

In return for your expertise, we offer a competitive market related salary.

Please forward your detailed CV with certified copies of all qualifications to

Closing date for applications: 10th of May 2024

Please be informed that if you have not been contacted within 14 days from the closing date of this advertisement, you must accept that your application was unsuccessful.