Wynland Analytical Laboratory

General Manager


Wynland Analytical Laboratory is an independent SANAS certified laboratory which specialises in the analysis of wine and other alcoholic beverage and the manufacturing of standardised chemicals for wine analysis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of the business strategy and the day-to-day functioning of all operations as to ensure sustainable performance, growth and prosperity.  In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the company administration and identifying and perusing potential business opportunities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Strategic Management and Planning
  • Management of the Laboratory and the Quality Management System
  • Management of Production Department (standardised reagents)
  • Marketing, Sales and Public Relations
  • Liaison with clients
  • Leadership and Human Resources Management
  • Financial and Administrative Management

Requirements for the ideal candidate:

  • Applicable BSc (Hons) degree in Micro-Biology / Chemistry / Biotechnology
  • At least 10 years Laboratory and Quality Assurance experience
  • Proven experience in a managerial position / leadership role
  • Experience in the wine or food & beverages industry (beneficial)
  • Well-developed business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Proven experience in financial management
  • Sound marketing, sales and negotiation skills
  • Well-developed decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented

A market-related remuneration package will be negotiated based on qualifications, skills and experience.

To apply for this job please visit www.dittojobs.com.