Farm Manager Required for a leading Salad Based Farming Business
Based South-Eastern Regions
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an astute and commercial margin focused Farm Manager to take ownership of a farming unit comprising mainly of salad production for a key farming business based in the Eastern regions of the UK. To be successful in such a high-profile role you will be an experienced Farm Manager or an Assistant Farm Manager ready to take the next step in your career. You will be a proven people manager of degree caliber who is production minded with good irrigation knowledge and ideally with previous salad or/and veg growing experience.
The Farm Manager is fully responsible on a day to day basis for running the farming business, growing the crops, dealing with health and safety and compliance for all current regulations and all other duties to assist in the smooth running of the farming business. As such you would be targeted to minimise the cost of production of all crops grown within the agreed management system, ensure the Farm is fully cropped, manage the staff and ensure that there is a profitable business but not losing sight of the conservation aims of the owners. The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, well researched and willing to embrace this style of farming practice.
To be applicable to such a role you will be focussed, committed, experienced and willing to deal with the administration as well as practical work in support of the farm staff. It is a medium sized team and as such it is essential that you will be a team player in all aspects of your duties and be commercially focused while not losing sight of traditional values and the bigger picture of the Farm. It may be that you are currently running a smaller business and are looking to gain a role to “expand” your farming career or you have been an assistant on a larger business and looking to take on your own responsibilities with a progressive and international farming business such as this.
To find out more about this very interesting Farm Management role, please apply via this website or call Max MacGillivray on 01284 715055 for more information quoting Ref: 5119M