Head of Farming Operations | Norfolk

Recruiter
MorePeople
Location
Norfolk
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Aug 2018
Closes
29 Sep 2018
Ref
EB10388
Contact
Edina Bremner
Sector
Growing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


We are thrilled to be working with a highly respected grower and processor of berries as they seek to appoint a new Head of Farming. This business is regarded as being one of the most innovative and dynamic soft fruit businesses and is also the UK's principal IQF fruit producer making it an interesting and exciting place to be.

Based on their farm in Tunstead, Norfolk you will be responsible for overseeing all farming operations, working hard to achieve agreed financial production targets. You'll have a variety of other responsibilities including:
Developing and a successful business and operational strategy.
Implementing KPIs across quality, cost, service and people.
Working closely with customers to ensure sales maximisation and business development.
Preparing budgets and managing costs.
Managing all staff on the estate.
Identifying new business opportunities.
Making sure that all farming methods are modern and up to date to ensure maximum efficiency.

You don't necessarily need to have experience in soft fruit production, however you will be:
An excellent people person and manager who can lead, motivate and inspire teams.
Committed to driving forward and establishing a culture of continuous improvement.
Familiar in implementing innovation and driving change.
Experienced in running large scale operations.
Commercially minded

This is an excellent opportunity for farm managers, general managers or operations managers to establish themselves in a truly fantastic business. In return for your commitment, our client is offering a competitive package and the opportunity for you to further develop within the company.

If you feel that this could be the job for you, please contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk for a confidential conversation.