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H049 - Broiler Breeder Assistant Farm Manager - Shropshire

Our client is looking for a dedicated Assistant Farm Manager to work on their Commercial Chicken Breeding Facility in Shropshire. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Clients expanding and fully integrated agricultural process.

The successful candidates will be responsible for the day to day management of the farm and its team.

Responsibilities will include:

Working with the Farm Manager to ensure all aspects of running the farm are met from chick in-take to turnaround.

Maintaining safe work practices of all staff and contractors on site.

Ensuring the welfare of livestock, feeding ordering, ventilation management, vaccination, record keeping etc. are met.

Covering farm in managers absence, when fully trained - carrying out pager cover for the farm every other weekend and dealing with alarm calls during this period.

Working on other farm sites, as and when needed.

The successful candidates should have strong stockmanship skills with enthusiasm and the ability to learn. Candidates with experience in Chicken Breeding, rearing or laying would be highly desirable.

The Requirements:

The ability to work with minimal supervision and carry out manual duties - essential.

Proven effective communication skills and people management skills - essential.

Self-driven to achieve results - essential.

Basic Computer skills - essential.

Possess own transport in order to be able to travel to other local farm sites - essential.

NVQ Level 3 in Poultry Production or similar qualification - desirable however training will be given.

The Rewards: A competitive remuneration package is offered plus a relocation package.

The next step? To apply for this exciting opportunity, please e-mail your CV and covering letter (preferably in Word format please) to For more information please call 01885 483440

Thank you.

Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview.

Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence. Absolutely none of your details will be passed to a third party without your prior permission.

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: 25th April 2016
  • Ref: H049
  • Type: General Farm/Unit/Forestry Worker, Trainee - General - For subsequent management roles
  • Salary: A competitive remuneration package is offered plus a relocation package.
  • Location: UK. Willing to relocate to most UK locations, WEST MIDLANDS,