Design your future and ours
Weleda is the world market leader in natural cosmetics and anthroposophical medicines. It employs 2,400 people worldwide to develop, produce and market these products. We take a holistic approach to people’s health and well-being with our products. Weleda’s strengths are a future-oriented company philosophy, social commitment and economic success. In harmony with mankind and nature – since 1921.
A very special and rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced Garden Manager to manage our 13 acre biodynamic and biodiverse gardens, where we grow many different medicinal plants. These range from trees like Birch and Thuja, shrubs and hedgerow bushes like Blackthorn and Hawthorn, field crops of Calendula, Oats and Chamomile, smaller quantities of herbs and wild flowers, to vegetables and weeds! Initial cultivation for field crops is done with a tractor using a plough and spading machine; everything else is done by hand.
Your area of responsibility
You will be an excellent proven manager, who has strong communication and collaboration skills with an inclusive style. Sharing our values on a day-to-day basis is essential to this role, as will be the following attributes:-
Weleda was established almost one hundred years ago as a place of human development through a common goal – to create natural products that support and enhance health and well-being, profitably.
Today, we operate globally across 50 countries and we are recognised as the industry leader.
We share a common culture founded upon strong sustainable principles for the environment, for the economy and for our personal well-being and development. This includes adopting a flexible approach
When will get to know you?
We look forward to receiving your application which should include your CV and covering letter, convincing us of your ability and quoting your current salary to:-
Irene Bent, Personnel Manager,
Weleda (UK) Ltd, Heanor Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire.
DE7 8DR firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for receipt of applications: 14th September 2018