Are you a highly motivated and experienced professional with a passion for agriculture and operations management? Sussex Agri Power Ltd is seeking an exceptional individual to join their leading agricultural contracting team as their Operations Manager based in Chichester, West Sussex. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in driving the success of their organisation while contributing to the sustainable development of the agricultural industry.
Sussex Agri Power majors on providing comprehensive services to farmers and landowners across Sussex and the surrounding areas. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on delivering high-quality results, they offer a diverse range of agricultural solutions, including crop management, land preparation, harvesting, and more.
As the Operations Manager for the Agricultural Contractors division, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of their operations to ensure efficient and successful project execution. These will include:
- Team Leadership: Manage and lead a team of skilled professionals, providing guidance, support, and training to ensure optimal performance and adherence to company standards.
- Project Management: Plan, coordinate, and execute agricultural projects, ensuring adherence to timelines, budgets, and quality standards.
- Client Relations: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs and ensuring exceptional customer service.
- Resource Allocation: Effectively allocate resources, including labor, equipment, and materials, to maximize productivity and profitability.
- Risk Management: Identify and mitigate potential risks, implementing measures to ensure the safety of personnel, equipment, and project sites.
- Process Improvement: Continuously evaluate and improve operational processes to enhance efficiency, quality, and overall performance.
What We Want to See From You:
To be successful in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and skills:
- Proven Experience: At least 5 years of experience in operations management, preferably within the agricultural or related industry.
- Leadership Skills: Strong leadership abilities with the capacity to motivate and inspire a team to achieve goals.
- Project Management: Demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, and executing projects within defined parameters.
- Agricultural Knowledge: A solid understanding of agricultural practices, machinery, and technologies.
- Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively interact with clients, team members, and stakeholders.
- Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
- Flexibility: Willingness to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Qualification: A degree in agriculture, business management, or a related field is preferred but not essential.
Join The Team:
Sussex Agri Power Ltd offers a supportive work environment that encourages professional growth and fosters a collaborative spirit. By joining the team as the Operations Manager for the Agricultural Contractors division, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the growth and success of our organisation.
If you are a driven individual with a passion for agriculture and operations management, we would be very keen to hear from you. To apply, please submit your CV via this website or call Max MacGillivray on 01284 715055 to discuss further.
We eagerly await the opportunity to welcome you to Sussex Agri Power Ltd.
Please note that Redfox has been retained on an exclusive basis for this role. Any third party CV’s/applicants will be directly forwarded to Redfox for consideration.