Glasshouse Grower Manager | Soft Fruit

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Recruiter
MorePeople
Location
England, West Sussex, Chichester
Salary
£35,000 - £50,000 depending on experience
Posted
25 Feb 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Ref
EB11289
Contact
Edina Bremner
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


We are proud to be working with a leading berry grower as they look to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Glasshouse Grower Manager. The business has multiple sites across the UK but you will be based at their cutting-edge glasshouse site in West Sussex.

You'll join a friendly and highly qualified team as you work with them to produce high quality and tasty soft fruit. You'll be expected to grow an excellent strawberry crop year on year and deliver production targets.

Your responsibilities will include:
- Developing of cropping strategy and delivering trials.
- Managing irrigation, pest and disease and biological activities.
- Controlling the glasshouse environment including energy, light and CO2 strategies.
- Leading the team

The Person:

Candidates will have worked on large scale commercial horticultural operations previously. Experience of working with protected crops is essential and experience of working with soft fruit is highly desirable. This job would suit candidates already working as a Grower Manager or perhaps those who are currently Assistant Grower Manager and looking to take a step up.

The successful applicant will enjoy a competitive salary, operational autonomy and an opportunity to excel and advance in their career.

To find out more simply apply via the link or contact Edina Bremner on 01780 480 530 or edina@morepeople.co.uk for a confidential conversation.

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