Arable Farm Manager

Posted 12 February 2024
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agricultural & Farm Services
Contact NameOllie O'Driscoll

Job description

Arable Farm Manager Job Specification
Position: Arable Farm Manager
Location: Co. Donegal, Republic or Ireland
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive (details provided during the interview process)
Accommodation: 3-bedroom house included
  1. Agronomy Expertise:
    • Utilize advanced knowledge in agronomy to optimize crop yields and quality.
    • Implement sustainable farming practices and stay abreast of industry advancements.
  2. GPS and Precision Farming:
    • Proficient in the use of GPS technology for precision farming applications.
    • Implement precision farming techniques to enhance efficiency and reduce environmental impact.
  3. Crops Management:
    • Oversee the planning, planting, and harvesting of arable crops.
    • Monitor crop health, implement pest control strategies, and ensure high-quality yields.
  4. Soil and Nutrient Management:
    • Conduct soil analysis to determine nutrient requirements.
    • Develop and implement effective soil and nutrient management plans.
  5. People Management:
    • Lead and supervise farm staff, providing guidance and support.
    • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment.
  6. Compliance and Certifications:
    • Hold and maintain relevant certifications, including PA1, PA2, and PA4.
    • Ensure adherence to legal and regulatory requirements.
  7. Budget and Financial Management:
    • Develop and manage budgets for arable operations.
    • Monitor and control expenditures to ensure financial sustainability.
  8. Equipment and Machinery:
    • Oversee the maintenance and efficient use of farm equipment and machinery.
    • Implement technology-driven solutions to enhance productivity.
  9. Reporting and Documentation:
    • Maintain accurate records of crop yields, expenses, and other relevant data.
    • Generate reports for management on farm performance and key metrics.
  • Proven experience as a Farm Manager, preferably in arable farming.
  • Background in agronomy with a strong understanding of crops, soil, and nutrients.
  • Proficiency in GPS technology and precision farming techniques.
  • Possession of PA1, PA2, and PA4 certifications.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and communication abilities.
  • Financial acumen for budgeting and cost management.
  • Ability to adapt to changing agricultural practices and technologies.
  • Competitive salary (discussed during the interview process).
  • 3-bedroom house provided as part of the compensation package.
  • Opportunity to manage a 2000-acre farm and contribute to its success.
 Please email your CV to Ollie O'Driscoll, Senior Delivery Recruitment Consultant 
We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.
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