Website Fruit SA



Fruit South Africa, which serves as an umbrella body of fruit industry associations in South Africa, is looking for a versatile professional to fill the vacancy of Industry Affairs Manager. The ideal candidate has experience in the agricultural industry. The job incumbent will report to the CEO.


  • Conducting research of local and international industry trends
  • Collecting relevant industry-related data and information
  • Analysing industry information and trends
  • Drafting and distributing reports of relevant industry information
  • Continuously monitoring and reviewing external policy and other developments relevant to the industry
  • Providing strategic advice and input regarding policy development
  • Engaging in strategy development and implementation regarding key industry matters, drivers and growth opportunities
  • Acting as a representative of Fruit SA at stakeholder engagements
  • Developing and maintaining networks, partnerships and working relationships with key industry stakeholders
  • Implementation and management of projects
  • Performing the full management function for staff


  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics or a relevant field (a relevant post-graduate qualification will be advantageous)
  • Computer literate: MS Office
  • At least 3-4 years of relevant experience in the agricultural industry
  • Strategic understanding of the agricultural industry in South Africa
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of local and international markets
  • Exceptional communication, networking and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent statistical and analytical skills and abilities
  • Outstanding project management skills and experience

The company offers market-related remuneration, based on the successful applicant’s experience and qualifications.


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