Position: Natural Resource Management Administrator (re-advertised)

We’re re-advertising the post for a Natural Resource Management Administrator.

Flower Valley Conservation Trust is a not-for profit and public benefit organisation situated in the Overberg region with a key focus on improving natural resource management for the conservation of Fynbos and those livelihoods that depend on it. The Natural Resource Management Programme includes an Overberg-wide Alien Clearing Programme implemented across nine conservancy groups and a Sustainable Harvesting Programme that supports the fynbos cut flower industry. A wonderful opportunity is available for an Administrator to contribute towards conservation within the Overberg. You will be based at Flower Valley Farm near Gansbaai.



  • Implement and monitor all administrative standards and procedures;
  • Human Resource management – Participants list updated and maintained on monthly basis;
  • Monthly management of attendance/leave register updated;
  • Administration according to requirements of different funding organisations, specifically meeting government funding and policy requirements;
  • Planning of daily activities;
  • Adhere to pre-determined deadlines;
  • General office duties relating to the above activities.



  • Qualification in Administration, or diploma in a similar field;
  • Computer literacy – Working experience in Excel, Power Point and Microsoft Word;
  • Excellent organisation skills;
  • Experience in Human Resource Management;
  • Driver’s licence compulsory;
  • Report writing skills;
  • Speak at least two of South Africa’s official languages;
  • Confident to engage with stakeholders;
  • Pro-active and self-motivated individual;
  • Candidates with 3 -5 years relevant experience are preferred.


Salary package will be discussed based on an individual’s experience. A job competency test may be done before an individual is appointed. This a one-year contract, with potential for renewal depending on performance. Start date is as soon as possible.

Apply by submitting your CV and a motivation letter to fynbos@flowervalley.co.za by 12 September 2019.

Your own Erica ID kit:

There are around 660 Erica species in the Cape Floral Kingdom. On Flower Valley Farm, we’ve got 19 Erica species. (Most notably, you’ll find the Endangered Erica irregularis.) We’ve compiled an Erica ID kit of the main Erica species you’ll find in our area. And we’re making this kit available to those who have Adopted a Hectare on Flower Valley Farm.