Post Harvest Manager - Fresh Produce

Adecco - Abu Dhabi

Abu DhabiPost Harvest Manager - Fresh Produce

Job Details


Post Harvest Manager - Fresh Produce

Reports to:

Director - Fresh Produce


Executive Management

Job Purpose
Manage the post-harvest of 4 different sites in the UAE with more than 20 000 MT of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Manage the technical department, from creating product specifications to designing the packaging materials.
Creating department SOP for best practices implementations.
Facility certified BRCAA+, Global Gap and ISO 22000.
Manage the supply chain of fresh produce from supplier, as well as from subsidiaries to import store and deliver to customers requirements.
Leading the company in all post-harvest and technical aspects for the development of all projects in the UAE, as well as internationally.
  • Manage day to day operation for 4 different site locations.
  • Improve and monitor post harvest efficiencies.
  • Developed post harvest standard operating procedures and document workflows for current and future process steps.
  • Creating and managing budgets.
  • Certify and maintain against main food standard (ISO 22000, Global Gap and BRC with AA+).
  • Design plan and procure main machines for new sites.
  • Generate quality specifications and implement through all sites with adequate training.
  • Processing of olive oil and olives.

Roles , Responsibilities, Duties

  • Supervision / Managerial Skills

  • Motivation

  • Maximizes Team Performance

  • Leadership Skills

  • Planning and Organization

  • Strategic Thinking and Planning

  • Information Management

  • Financial Management

  • Business Development

  • Reporting

  • Bachelor qualifications in relevant field related to the Fresh Produce industry or Business Management

Experience and Skills:

  • 10 years of which 5 years at higher Management level and 5 years in relevant industry business operation
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