Are you a hands-on, dynamic individual with a passion for agriculture? We are currently seeking a dedicated Assistant Farm Manager to join our client’s team in Kent, playing a key role in leading an experienced team towards continued success and efficiency in both conventional and organic farming practices.
Our client is a truly vertically integrated grower to marketing organisation. What sets them apart is that they manage the entire process from seed to shelf, via growing through to production and marketing. The business is at its heart a family-led business with very strong values for its people, its customers and its suppliers as well as enormous respect for the environment and nature.
Key Responsibilities For The Role:
- Crop Focus: Manage and major on Conventional and Organic Salads, alongside arable crops.
- Team Leadership: Lead a small, dedicated team of 6 full-time staff and oversee 100 plus seasonal staff.
- Health & Safety: Take charge of Health and Safety leadership, ensuring a safe working environment for all team members.
- Efficiency & Growth: Promote growth and efficiency within the business, utilizing your skills and experience in crop management and delivery to a program.
- Daily Presence: Maintain a daily presence on the farm, leading by example and offering continuous support to the existing team.
What We Want To See From You:
- Commitment to H&S: Demonstrate a high level of commitment to Health and Safety standards.
- Communication Skills: Strong communication skills with proven experience in team management.
- Crop Management: Hands-on experience in crop management, ensuring successful cultivation and delivery to program.
- Machinery Expertise: Proficient in cultivations and machinery operations with a mechanical aptitude.
- Confidence and Ownership: A confident individual who thrives in challenging environments, ready to take responsibility and ownership.
What’s on Offer:
- Competitive Package: A rewarding and competitive compensation package.
- Training Opportunities: Great opportunities for ongoing training, development, and progression.
- Dynamic Work Environment: Be a part of a dynamic team in the heart of Kent’s agricultural landscape.
If you are a motivated individual with a passion for agriculture, team leadership, and operational efficiency, we want to hear from you! Join our client on their journey to shape the future of farming.
To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience via this website or call Max MacGillivray on 01284 715055 quoting Ref: 5740M