PLACED Horticulturalist

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia




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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


An experienced horticulturalist is required for a large private residence in Riyadh. Candidates must have at least 6 years’ experience working in an acclaimed establishment along with formal gardening and horticultural experience, as well as excellent knowledge of plants, techniques, gardening philosophies. 

Duties will include: 

  • Establishes and maintains high horticultural standards and practices; providing direction,
  • training and motivation for the horticultural volunteers
  • Is a hands-on leader, actively working in the daily horticultural tasks in the interior & exterior gardens and greenhouses
  • Works with garden volunteers/docents developing long-term productive relationships and growing the size of the program overtime
  • Manages the plant health and nutrition strategies for all gardens to include sustainable gardening practices and integrated pest management in the outdoor and indoor gardens
  • Establishes and oversees a systematic plant records policy, including direction of the plant collection policy and design aesthetic in coordination with kitchens master plan, mission and strategies
  • Coordinates heating and cooling of greenhouses, irrigation systems and maintenance of horticultural equipment collaboratively with Grounds and Buildings Manager
  • Responsible for the operational department budgets, budget monitoring, strategic planning, and any horticultural projects as needed (i.e, installation of new gardens)
  • Works as part of a cross-departmental team which identifies, solicits, and cultivates
  • Serves as part of a cross-departmental Team that creates and executes mission driven concepts
  • Collaborates with the Executive Chef to identify opportunities for programming and interpretation for the gardens and collections
  • Works closely with the Executive Chef to identify opportunities for new Herbs, flowers and Vegetables throughout the year
  • Maintains inventory of propagation and growing equipment and supplies, and orders additional materials as needed
  • Arranges purchase, or exchange of plants with representatives of seed companies
  • Develops, maintains, and promotes positive and professional relationships with internal staff
  • Teach topical classes as needed
  • Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning and directing work addressing complaints and resolving problems

Accommodation provided. Salary in the region of €6,000 net per month, medical insurance, 1 months vacation per annum. ASAP start. (HU3520)

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