Grower Liaison Officer

Agricultural Appointments
11 August 2020
Mildura, Australia
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Zilzie wines are a leading Australian family owned wine company with their winery based in Mildura VIC.

This role is suitable for an experienced Grower Liaison Officer. This role is a senior position, reporting to the Senior Winemaker, and as such you will be required to mentor staff and help to lead improvements in style and innovation. Also acting as a coordinator between growers and winery management, in conjunction with Senior Winemaker

The Grower Liaison Officer (GLO) is responsible for:-
•    Inspecting and assessing the berry condition of grapes in the vineyards of Zilzie Wines growers and suppliers, as required.
•    Close consultation / communication of the outcomes of inspections and assessment to all parties concerned, including the Managing Director and Senior Winemaker
•    All aspects of grape supply including planning, grower practices, and timely delivery
•    Active participation in various industry bodies and government programs to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and business development
•    Utilising skills, assist Forbes Vineyards and Zilzie Wines growers

The person for this role will have the following key attributes:
• Qualification in Viticulture or Agronomy
• Experience in vineyard operations or equivalent
• Experience in vineyard pest and disease identification and monitoring
• Proactive problem solving abilities combined with a positive and consultative approach with a focus on accomplishing goals
• Highly effective communication skills to initiate, develop, build and maintain internal and external partnerships
• Proven organisational skills and an ability to prioritise workload

A good remuneration package is on offer to attract the right person for this role.

Apply online or give Richard Broughton a call on 0413 434 353 or email for further information.

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