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Area Farms Manager – Fresh Produce – East of England – Salary: Depending on Experience

Job Title: Area Farms Manager – Fresh Produce – East of England – Salary: Depending on Experience
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: Salary: Depending on Experience
Reference: 12917
Contact Name: Claire Morgan
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 04, 2020 12:32

Job Description

Area Farms Manager – Fresh Produce – East of England – Salary: Depending on Experience

My client is seeking an Area Farms Manager to join their established and hugely successful, international fresh produce, farming business.

The Role:

Reporting directly to the Farming Director, the successful candidate will manage a team of fifteen personnel, focusing primarily on, the production of Beetroot and Onions, from seed, to harvest. Working to budgets, you will oversee all aspects of day-to-day operations, as well as providing input into the future planning of the business.

The Candidate – Experience & Qualifications:

  • Farm management experience.
  • Fresh produce experience – beetroot and onions preferably.
  • Experience of working to high expectations when it comes to yield and quality.
  • Experience supervising small teams.
  • BASIS/FACTS qualified would be an advantage.
  • Agriculture/related qualifications are advantageous.
  • Counterbalance and rough terrain forklift truck qualification an advantage.
  • Tractor driving.
  • Full driving licence.

The Candidate – Personal Profile:

  • An energetic, positive attitude and approach.
  • Ability to think strategically about the future.
  • Ability to motivate and engage both experienced and inexperienced teams.
  • A progressive mindset with the ability to embrace the modern systems recently implemented; including, the business ERP that is responsible for ensuring accurate numbers around stock and purchasing.
  • Excellent communication skills.

The Package:

An extremely competitive remuneration package (depending on experience) + benefits.

Please email your CV to Claire Morgan, Recruitment Director to: 

We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.

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