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S192 - Soft Fruit Harvest Manager - South East

We are searching for a harvest manager for a soft fruit farm in the South East. Reporting to the Farm Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the key aspects of all facets of the Harvest operation on the farm. The successful applicant will be able to handle the fast paced environment and have the necessary people management skills to succeed.


Manage a significant harvest team with efficiency and motivation

Produce detailed crop plans and labour requirements

Understand the technical challenges for the specific crops and any relevant quality issues

Organise the logistical aspects of the harvest both long and short term, from weekly forecasts to daily schedules

Assist the Farm Manager in maintaining accurate and appropriate harvest records

Acquire a good understanding of all harvest cost structures, including budgets and targets

Maintain fruit quality at all times


Previous agricultural experience

Be able to drive and hold a full clean UK driving licence

Good communications skills both verbal and written

A confident and determined manner

Attention to detail

A flexible approach to work and managing changing workloads

Salary: A competitive remuneration package is offered alongside fantastic career progression for the right individual.

Interested to apply or to know more? Please call Sarah Milburn on 01885 485 527 or email:

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Any details you provide will be securely retained and will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview. De Lacy Executive is the recruitment specialist in the Agri-Business, Agri-Food and Land-based Business Sectors. It was established in 2000. The team of consultants consists of experienced practical and supply trade agriculturalists who have developed a recruitment practice based on high ethical standards.

De Lacy Executive is an approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice. Registered with the Information Commissioners Office the company complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act

This job has now been closed.


  • Ref: S192
  • Type: Farm/Unit/Forestry/Yard Manager
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package is offered alongside fantastic career progression for the right individual.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, SE ENGLAND,