Head Horticulture/ Landscaping – Sobha Limited – United Arab Emirates

Head Horticulture/ Landscaping – Dubai

Candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree in horticulture, botany, natural sciences or a related field from a reputed institute having more than 15 years of relevant work experience in Design and execution of Landscape / Horticulture in Construction company / Resorts.
The role will include
• Overseeing the design and execution of a variety of projects
• Leads the horticultural team in creating and maintaining horticultural displays
• Establishes and maintains high horticultural standards and practices; providing direction, training and motivation for the horticultural staff, interns and volunteers.
• Is a hands-on leader, actively working in the daily horticultural tasks in the exterior gardens and greenhouses.
• Manages and supports overall plant health and soil nutrition strategies for all gardens to include sustainable gardening practices and integrated pest management in the outdoor and indoor gardens
• Establishes and oversees a systematic plant records policy, including direction of the plant collection policy and design aesthetic in coordination with plan, mission, and strategies of the company.
• Coordinates heating and cooling of greenhouses, irrigation systems and maintenance of horticultural equipment
• Responsible for the operational department budgets, budget monitoring, strategic planning, and any horticultural capital projects as needed (i.e, installation of new gardens)
• Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
• Overseeing progress of projects to ensure that they are going as planned.
You should be well versed in relevant software packages used for design.
Fluency in English language, written and spoken, is essential.

Job Details

Posted Date: 2019-04-03
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Farming and Agriculture
Company Industry: Construction/Civil Engineering

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Director/Head
Gender: Male
Degree: Bachelor’s degree

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