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G275 - Farm Director - West Midlands

Our client seeks a Farm Director for their large farming enterprise in the West Midlands. Currently the established business consists of circa 5000 acres, comprising of cereal, OSR and vegetable production. The role offers a great deal of autonomy for the right individual.

The manager of this exciting opportunity will be responsible for all of the farm operations including the management of a significant number of staff, planning, organising and supervising all of the arable enterprises - including planning finances and budgeting. An essential part of the role will be to develop a progressive plan for the farm in conjunction with the owner, and then deliver it. The successful candidate will be reliable, trustworthy, conscientious, self-motivated and still be prepared to be a "hands on" practical farm manager when required.

Candidate Requirements:

At least three years previous arable farm management experience of large scale production and several years practical arable farming knowledge.

Applicants must have previous people management experience, with the ability to make decision and delegate to others.

Articulate in presenting a farm business proposal.

Excellent in dealing with colleagues, associates and also diplomatic with the local community.

Must be able to act as an ambassador amongst the farming fraternity as required, maintaining the existing integrity of the business.

Numerate, budget and IT literate.

An excellent planner and organiser.

Striving to achieve the ideal balance between the highest standards of husbandry and profitability.

Health and Safety literate.

BASIS and FACTS qualified.

In return for this unique opportunity, a 4 /5 bedroom house will be provided along with a competitive salary, vehicle and other benefits.

The Next Step?

Please call for an exploratory discussion about these career enhancing vacancies or email your CV or enquiry. Be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Grace Nugent on DD: 01885 485521 Office: 01885 483440, Mob: 07436808024. E

Thank you.

De Lacy Executive, established in 2000, is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business and Land-based Business Sectors. Experienced practical and allied trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards. Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which oversees recruitment practice. Registered and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

This job has now been closed.


  • Added: 2nd March 2016
  • Ref: G275
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager , Senior Business Manager
  • Salary: In return for this unique opportunity, a 4 /5 bedroom house will be provided along with a competitive salary, vehicle and other benefits.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS, MIDLANDS,