DPSM engaged by Greenkeepers by N&V, Finland…

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Title: Head of Agronomy

Company: Greenkeepers by N&V

Location: Helsinki, Finland

 

Job Description:

DPSM Consultants have been exclusively retained by Greenkeepers by N&V to search for a Head of Agronomy to oversee four golf facilities in Finland. The four facilities are:

  • Tuusulan Golfklubi – http://www.tuusulangolfklubi.fi/
  • Vantaan Golfpuisto – http://vantaangolfpuisto.fi/
  • Hiekkaharju Golf – http://www.hieg.fi/
  • Golf Park Leppävaara – http://www.golfpark.fi/

 

Role:

  • Agronomic direction
  • Participates in creating a long-term course development plan for each facility
  • Prepares an annual maintenance program for each facility together with Golf Course Superintendents
  • Prepares an annual agronomy budget for each facility and achieves financial goals throughout the year
  • Actively manages the implementation of the agronomy programs
  • Plans and implements maintenance staff training programs
  • Negotiates purchase agreements with suppliers for golf course inputs and maintains supplier relationships
  • Communicates continuously with the key stakeholders through formal reports, newsletters, blogs and social media updates
  • Supports new sales projects in an advisory role
  • At times participates in carrying out daily maintenance tasks
  • Fertilising
  • Spraying
  • Cultural practices
  • Reports to the Managing Director

 

Requirements:

  • Degree in Turfgrass Management or Agronomy
  • Advanced knowledge of agronomy and turfgrass management practices
  • Solid understanding of European Union regulations affecting use of pesticides and herbicides on golf courses
  • Experience in managing various turfgrass varieties
  • Diplomatic team player
  • Golfer

 

Please apply to Douglas Philip, Director at DPSM Consultants – doug.philip@dpsmconsultants.com – with a copy of your CV and Covering Letter. Closing date for applications is 7th November 2016.


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