Farm Manager

Employer
MorePeople
Location
England, Kent
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Management Jobs
Sector
Growing
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Job Details

Farm Manager | Top Fruit | Kent



Are you currently a Farm manager working in Fresh Produce looking for a new challenge? If so, please keep reading!

The Business

We are working with one of the UK's premier grower and packer of fruit based in Kent. Due to retirement within the business a role has become available for a Farm manager to be part of a wider farm management team responsible to the Production Director or in his absence the Managing Director.

The role

To manage a group of farms for one of the UK premier fruit growers. You will be responsible for annual budgeting and planning as well as the day-to-day management of all fruit crops, associated land, equipment and resources. Conscious addressing issues of productivity, efficiency and environmental impact. You will also manage the annual budgeting of production costs & individual crop, variety and field performance.

The candidate

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to readily gain the trust and understanding of an experienced and motivated team. Someone who is an excellent communicator with clear leadership skills and a confident delegator. Someone will experience with modern production systems across several sites and an understand of the environmental impact of modern agriculture and the drive to reduce and where possible reverse the impact. BASIS and FACTs would be ideal but not essential.

If you'd be interested in the position please apply below or contact Lycia@morepeople.co.uk

Company

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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Telephone
01780 480530
Location
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 2EF
United Kingdom
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